database administrator (sql)- shipping in athens

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athens, attica
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Are you an experienced Database Administrator with expertise in SQL, looking for your next career step?

The Database Administrator we are looking for will join one of the most attractive companies within the Greek market, with a very innovative software product and international exposure, working with the most modern technologies and providing opportunities for further develop their people.

The Database Administrator will maintain, monitor and report on data resources that host the company's asset and user data.

Also Randstad's Tech recruiters invite you to participate at our online live chat event for this position!  We hold two recruitment chats every week:

Every Tuesday at 10:00 (GMT +3). Register here.

Every Thursday at 16:00 (GMT +3). Register here.

You will have the opportunity to e-meet our recruitment consultants & ask us any questions you may have. It is easy and free, all you need to do is register for the time that suits you best at the links above by using your smartphone, tablet or computer to join our live chat session. No need to download an app or software. We look forward to chatting with you online!


For this Database Administrator position you will be offered:

  • A competitive salary according to experience and skills
  • Private medical plan
  • Annual bonus
  • Fresh & flexible working environment
  • Exposure to modern technologies
  • Further career opportunities
  • The opportunity to gain experience in the maritime industry


As a Database Administrator in this position you will:

  • Build database systems of high availability and quality depending on each end user’s specialised role
  • Design and implement database in accordance to end users information needs and views
  • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data
  • Minimise database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required

and you will be accountable for: 

  • Database systems availability and performance
  • Database systems backup and recovery planning
  • Database systems access policy enforcement


For this Database Administrator position you would be expected to have: 

  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience as a database administrator with expertise in SQL
  • Bachelor degree in a computer discipline or relevant certification; professional certifications (e.g. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)) will be a plus
  • Experience with database standards and end user applications
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL
  • Familiarity with database design, documentation and coding
  • Previous experience with DBA case tools (frontend/backend) and third party tools
  • Familiarity with programming languages API
  • Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
  • Willingness to keep up to date with developments in new technology
  • Commitment to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Understanding of information legislation, such as the Data Protection Act.


Feel free to contact Elena Kremmyda for this Database Administrator position.

In case that your application advances to the next stage, you may be automatically invited to submit an on demand video interview, answering a few interview questions.

Please note that for transparency and equity reasons, only those applications made online via our site will be assessed. After the screening of all the CVs received, we will only contact the candidates who meet the requirements of the job to arrange an interview. ​ All applications are considered strictly confidential.