Database Senior Software Engineer

**Database Senior Software Engineer – £300-£350 per day – 6-month initial contract – Cardiff**

A Global IT Consultancy seeks an experienced Database/Software Engineer to deploy and configure a greenfield SSIS environment for their Cardiff based client; this role requires Microsoft ETL development experience (SSIS, SQL Server, MS Azure Data-Factory) with a history of setting up an environment from scratch – Data modelling experience would also be beneficial, as would an understanding of Azure DevOps practices (or similar) for build/release.

Key Responsibilities:

– To lead on Database Transition/Projects and work to Project Manager timescales and database standards.

– To ensure new service is successfully transitioned into BAU services.
– To work to DBA Build/Install standards or Customer Standards as agreed by DBA Manager.

– To ensure all DBA documentation produced is to required ISO standards.

– To perform Change Management duties within Change KPI targets, concentrating mainly on major changes.

– To work on BAU issues as required, which will mainly be Database Performance, Major Incidents or Problem Records.
– To mentor and lead other DBA’s.

Key Skills:

– Service Delivery and Communication
– Technical & DBA Transition Leadership
– Database Performance or Clustering and Administration
– DBA Change management and implementation (CPMS/OneITSM)
– Problem Solver
– Documentation & Management reporting
– Administration Tasks (Timesheets, Mandatory Training, Reporting)
– Database Admin & Implementation
– Database Backup technology
– Change Implementation & BAU Acceptance
– Database High Availability or Performance Tuning
– Multi platform experience Linux, Unix, Wintel, VMware

Additionally, this role requires the writing of:

– Database Automation Proposals
– Database Standard Proposals
– Database Project Plans
– Database Health Checks & Recommendations
– Management reports


– Attend Project and transition meetings
– Attend all Database Meetings as required
– Understands and can deploy at least one methodology and/or framework to implement project processes

**Database Senior Software Engineer – £300-£350 per day – 6-month initial contract – Cardiff**

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Salary: £300 - £350 per day

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Job Duration: 6 months

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