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T-Systems Netherlands


Job-ID: 111320_EN_2

Senior SQL Engineer

T-Systems Netherlands
The Hague, Netherlands
The Hague, Netherlands
Job level:
Employment type:
Full Time - Regular
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Experience Required:
5 years and more
Languages Required:
Dutch, English
Amount of Travel:
Functional Area:
ICT / IT Projects
ICT / IT Development
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The Senior SQL Engineer demands a highly skilled individual who possesses in-depth expertise on SQL Database technologies and its effective administration. The Senior SQL Engineer must also possess expert experience on Server, OS, Storage and High-Availability technologies.

Accountabilities & Skills

  • Active role as a senior SQL Engineer to complex database implementation / landscapes that encompasses variety of technologies.
  • Lead consultant to customer’s or project enquiries that are require high level of expertise regarding the technology and the service offering.
  • Actively support and provide high level assistance on problem management and workarounds for Operations DBAs.
  • Provide expertise for developing new services / solutions that are highly automated and accompanied by appropriate documentation.
  • Develop design and working documents for all projects and involve on evergreen process.
  • Maintain close relationships with DBA operations, DBA engineering and vendors to provide knowledge sharing on experiences and best practices.
  • If needed, develop non-standard solutions for customers and to ensure that documentation, procedures, standards and guidelines comply with engineering standards.
  • If needed, participate and provide support on architect/project management in development/design/construction of new services that require database expertise.
  • Expert on principles, practices and theories of Database technologies either in legacy or new technology.
  • Strong familiarity on operating systems, networking, storage, high availability and monitoring concepts.
  • Responsible to deliver consultant service in database performance analysis, tuning and capacity planning (including during ongoing incident escalation).
  • Lead identification and root cause analysis of repeating problems and escalation to the responsible party for recovery and future prevention.
  • Expert troubleshooting skills solving performance issues, mentoring, training and assist customers in running their database workload at optimal level.
  • Understand and adhere to Information Security policies and standards.
  • Maintain high customer satisfaction and managing stake holder requirements.
  • Collaborate closely with global engineering team (Storage, Server and Network) to resolve complex problems.
  • Lead and manage root cause analysis between various stake holder and database operation and escalating to the responsible party for recovery and future prevention.
  • Strong ability to steer and manage expectation through effective communication.
  • The ability to influence others with tactical and strategic communication method to secure cooperation and avoid conflicts.
  • Hands-on expertise in security, system performance, troubleshooting, clustering / high availability, and fluent in scripting.
  • Participate in on-call rotation to augment DBA Operations during critical incidents.

Qualifications & Behavior

  • University degree in IT or equivalent technical or professional qualification with:
    • Minimum 12 years of experience in a relevant field of activity
  • Accreditations like Microsoft certifications are required.
  • In-depth knowledge of database design (logical & physical), database architecture.
  • Experience managing SQL Server in virtualized environments or “cloud” implementations
  • Experience in managing large complicated environments with various types of databases, versions, applications, customers, etc.
  • Experience using PowerShell and SQL-SMO to automate tasks
  • Possess expert knowledge in Performance Tuning skills and Capacity Planning database technology.
  • Prior experience in Application Development environment is an advantage.
  • Expert analytical skills and programming techniques.
  • Understanding of server and storage technology, e.g. RAID, NAS, Clustering, SAN, snapshot, especially in the area of High Availability.
  • Strong communication skills – written and spoken.
  • Excellent customer service and centricity skills.
  • Part-time possible

  • Home office/mobile working possible

  • Flexible working hours

  • Performance bonus

  • Holiday pay

  • Parking available

  • Onboarding programme

We are a company that is in full development and value entrepreneurship, innovation and people development. In addition to our traditional ICT infrastructure and cloud services, we also assist our clients in the digital transformation. On a daily basis we are working with solutions around IoT, Big Data and Block chain to help our customers in their digital transformation.

T-Systems is 100% owned by Deutsche Telekom Group, one of the world's leading providers of secure and reliable information and communication technology. We have offices in more than 20 countries, 37.500 employees worldwide and in the financial year 2017 we generated 6.9 billion euros in revenue.

T-Systems Netherlands provides innovative and high-quality ICT services with a strong focus on Cloud, Networks, Digitization, IoT and Security & SAP. T-Systems Netherlands have 400 employees divided over three locations, Utrecht , Heerlen and The Hague.

Our key values are Guts, Focus, Power and Proud to be T. These values connect and challenge us every day.  Innovation is one of the most important drivers because we want to offer the best solutions to our customers.

Further career information

Your application - quick and easy in just 5 minutes! Found your new job? Then simply click on 'Apply now' to register for our online job tool. Do you have your application documents (CV, cover letter, certificates) available? You can upload them as pdf-; word- (docx); ppt-; xls-; csv- oder txt-file with a maximum upload size of 10 MB each. As soon as we receive your application, you will get a confirmation via e-mail. The first thing we do is check whether your profile matches the job. Depending on the position, this first selection round can take up to four weeks. If you are successful in the pre-selection round, we will contact you to arrange an interview. You can check the status of your application in your applicant profile at any time.

Looking for tips for your application? Then take a look at the section called >Application Tips on our career website. Here you will find all manner of tips on 'The Right Way to Apply' and all the answers to the online application process.

By the way: Once you have set up your digital application, you can use it to apply for any position at Deutsche Telekom Group - quickly and easily with just a few clicks.

You need technical help? Our Career Team can be reached via e-mail or via phone: +49 800 3306700 and is looking forward to help you with any request.

Master exciting challenges without overextending yourself, be dedicated to your job while also enjoying a well-balanced private life – this is admittedly not always easy.

Take charge of your life. With work-life@telekom, Telekom is expressly integrating the reconciliation of work and private life into the corporate culture. Diverse measures in the focal areas “Working time and location”, “Health and fitness”, “Family” and “Social aspects” ensure improved reconciliation of work and private life – for all of our employees: Singles and families, young and old employees, men and women. With us you can unfold your full potential while also making your individual life plan a reality.

We can offer you development opportunities that are lifelong. After all, the challenges in our industry are constantly changing - and we know, that we can best meet them with outstandingly qualified colleagues.

We offer a broad spectrum of personal training and development possibilities. Whether you're a newcomer, an expert or a manager - we can offer you exciting prospects and individual career paths. For example, there are various development programs to support expert and executive careers, international exchanges, or part-time studying while you work. Our employees have the choice. Detailed information can be found in the category Career Center on our career website.

Money might not bring happiness, but it does make life easier. Because we want you to be able to focus fully on the projects at hand, we support you with an attractive salary and numerous benefits. Because money can't get you everything, we offer a number of benefits to make life easier on top of that. You can further benefit from individual location-specific offers and support services.

You want to know more about our compensations and benefits? Then take a look at the section called Our Services on our career site.

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