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Avanade Inc. Data Base Administrator (DBA) - Microsoft SQL Server in Ghent, Belgium

Avanade, grown out of a dedicated partnership between Microsoft and Accenture, provides enterprise business technology solutions and [1] managed services that connect insight, innovation and expertise in Microsoft technologies to help customers realise results. We help customers with IT solutions that deliver business outcomes in areas such as [2] CRM, [3] .NET application development, [4] business intelligence, [5] collaboration, [6] ERP, [7] infrastructure and offer flexible deployment models on-premise, outsourced, or in the [8] cloud.

We are currently looking for a DBA profile specialized in MS-SQL to be based in Ghent. As a result of the tight partnership with Microsoft, our consultants work with best of breed technologies every day while helping our clients solve complex business problems.

As a DBA you will : * Have a thorough understanding of query plans and indexing and understand how to tune indexes to optimize database performance; * Analyze technical issues, provide feedback to both internal organization and suppliers and think about long term solutions that will prevent the problem in the future; * Create and maintain SQL server maintenance jobs (backup and recovery, develop and maintain business continuity, manage index fragmentation and keep statistics up-to-date); * Design new database architectures based on client needs; * Analyze existing database systems using structured analysis and data modelling techniques, provides recommendations for improvement; * Coordinate and perform maintenance work to database systems; * Collaborate with project teams to manage system interdependencies; * Create and maintain documentation, organize knowledge sharing sessions; * Perform calculations, interdependency analysis and prioritization exercises related to systems changes; * Coordinate and perform maintenance work to database systems;

If you share our passion for technology, consulting and costumer success, we will help you build the skills and experience that will prepare you for greater responsibilities and rewards.

Qualifications * A higher degree in IT or an equivalent area * Significant practical and technical experience in a Microsoft development environment * Willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment * Demonstrated success working in a team * Strong oral/written communication skills * Fluent in Dutch and good knowledge of English and French * Readiness to travel to the client site as needed (Belgium and Europe).

Further to an exciting international environment, a unique chance to participate in challenging projects and interaction with inspiring colleagues who have a professional attitude and attach considerable importance to teamwork; we stand for:

  • A competitive salary

  • A package of additional benefits such as company car, group insurance, …

  • A bonus system, aligned to the results of our company and your personal contribution to it.

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