Job description / Role
You are a Systems Engineer specializing in Database Operations and Application Support responsible for database management, particularly SQL Server, and application support.
A very successful, leading organisation in in the region, looking to hire a Tier 3 level Database professional to lead the Database and Application Support function.
* Lead application and database support, including planning and upgrades.
* Manage system operations and upgrades.
* Execute application and data migrations such as SharePoint online migration, application data and database migrations, application upgrade planning and support)
* Oversee IT system operations and support.
* Manage vendor relationships.
* Ensure disaster recovery readiness.
* Maintain up-to-date operational documentation.
* A unique opportunity to lead the database and application function of a large organisation.
* Tier 3 Database professional with a minimum of 10-15 years of overall experience.
* Strong understanding of the interplay between databases and applications, including Azure-based database encryption and data migration.
* Strong expertise in application support for predominantly Microsoft stack applications.
* Top notch communication skills, both written and oral.
* Requires an engineering mindset, not limited to pure operations.
* Experience operating at a global level.
* Prior experience of working in the Finance or Investments industry would be highly preferred.
About the Company
Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.
The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:
Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal
The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.
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