IT System Specialist Databases (m/w)


The IT System Specialist Databases mainly works on setup, maintenance and troubleshooting of database server based on Microsoft SQL 2008 and above and is the main contact for databases based on other database technology. The role ensure adherence to best practices for all group wide installations. The IT System Specialist Databases will be consulted as an expert by team members, project teams as well as other IT departments within the entire organisation. Furthermore this role will work on the Document Management System and directly connected system.


  • To act as a member of the IT operations team
  • Monitoring, maintaining and troubleshooting of database systems
  • Setup new infrastructure
  • Monitoring, maintaining and troubleshooting of the Document Management System and affiliated systems (Scan Solutions), Accounting Systems (e.g. MS Dynamics NAV), Time Recording System (Tisoware)
  • Technical documentation
  • Provide technical input to ensure adherence to corporate system designs and general architecture
  • To act as a counter part for non-technical stakeholders
  • Do research for new solutions
  • Analyse technical issues and provide technical solutions
  • Liaise with the vendor


The IT System Specialist Databases is the main technical contact for requests and topics connected to database systems. The role will be expected to liaise closely with all members of the IT operations team and members of the Group Business Applications team. Especially the Data warehouse team will be a major customer.


Knowledge & Experience

  • Excellent knowledge around Microsoft SQL and Linux based operating systems
  • Experience with other database systems like Oracle, Sybase, PostgreSQL
  • Proven knowledge Microsoft server operating systems
  • Operating knowledge of all server hardware and software platforms including virtualisation with VMWare
  • Experience with managing a Document Management System
  • Solutions architecture and design knowledge
  • Strong documentation skills are essential
  • Ability to handover project work to BAU via a transition into service process
  • Knowledge of Microsoft fundamentals – Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, DFS etc.
  • The ability to work efficiently, effectively and use own initiative

Personal Attributes

  • The ability to work as part of a multicultural team
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to work to tight SLAs and deadlines
  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to conduct research into IT issues and products as required
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment
  • Ability to make decisions (where necessary)
  • Fluent German and English

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