Responsibilties: * Managing the data platform within the Production and Pre-Production environments. * Administering, monitoring and evaluating database health to ensure the integrity of production databases are secure and maintained. * Deploy and maintain added software and middleware appsused to develop web database systems. * Improving the platform or resourcing constraints through automation and new technologies. * Managing Database backups. * system configuration management and troubleshoot * Ensuring platform security, reliability and performance * Attend meetings and collaborate with peers Requirements * Bachelor's degree in a related discipline, or an equivalent experience. * 3+ years' experience working with SQL Server * Direct experience with SQL server Always-on availability * Experience using distributed relay functionality * Working knowledge of Windows and Linux System Administration in a complex data centre environment. * Proficient experience with maintaining and scheduling backups, restores and recovery models. * Knowledge of how to detect and manage data corruption. * Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server * Understanding of network (Routing, Firewalls, DNS, TCP/IP) * Experience with Monitoring tools * Strong Knowledge of distributed systems * Experienced scripting skills * Good troubleshooting skills required. Advantageous Qualifications: * Experience in Microservices and decoupled systems * Ability to understand virtual cloud architectures and layered application and database services. * Provisioning and configuration management tools a plus. * Experience with virtualization technologies * Team player or independently * Ability to consult across teams * Experience working within a structured ITIL / ISO27001 IT * Any experience with Hadoop ecosystem and technologies such as Impala, hdfs, Kafka, Spark is desirable.