Platform Database Engineer – 7215

Development, Full-time, Budapest
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The Role

The Platform DBA Team team ensures the smooth operation of a 24x7 highly available globally distributed platform and are responsible for all aspects of cloud and on-premises database infrastructure. We are located in Budapest, Hong Kong, London.

Key Responsibilities

The Database engineer is responsible for the day-to-day operation of our MSSQL databases and helping product delivery teams with their SQL related requirements. 
Participate in the delivery of highly available, scalable, and supportable solutions that drive technology advancement as well as being involved in troubleshooting and problem analysis. 

In essence, you will be involved in an exciting and fast-paced environment. You will be exposed to deep, real, and dynamic engineering challenges. 

Required Skills, Experience and Qualities

At least 5 years of relevant experience with MSSQL in a commercial environment as a Database administrator or Database engineer.
At least 3 years experience with HA/DR, Performance tuning, security hardening
Solid foundations in storage, AD and DNS
Comprehensive knowledge on the database services from Azure and/or AWS
Understanding of Application lifecycle management (GIT, VSO, CI/CD) 
Strong work ethic.
Flexible and pro-active approach.
Disciplined and able to work under pressure.
Take ownership of support and operational issues.
Communicate effectively to various audiences both technical and non-technical.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience.
Experience with MSSQL, Azure VMs, Hyper-V, AWS EC2
Experience with Monitoring solutions like SCOM, Datadog
Core DBA Skills

T-SQL, Powershell, Always-on, WSFC
Replication, SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, GIT

Cloud Skills

Support, maintain and improve our cloud hosted, Azure and/or AWS database infrastructure according to product delivery needs and infrastructure best practices. 

About us

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.

Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.

Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.

With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
Within ION Analytics we help clients find advantage in a world of information overload and fragmented systems.  Our business information solutions blend expert journalism and analytics with data to help banks, advisors, investors, law firms and corporations find opportunities in markets ranging from equities and fixed income to infrastructure and private equity.

On our platform clients can break through silos to originate opportunities, find buyers, and use resources efficiently, and our advanced workflow automation tools cut through the noise to deliver personalized, targeted information that saves time and effort, and drives better decisions.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
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