Scania IT

Senior Database Expert for Hosting Platform Service Development

Scania IT
den 15 september 2017
den 9 oktober 2017
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The Group Service Development for Infrastructure Delivery owns and maintains the Hosting Platforms used by delivery teams throughout the Scania organisation in provisioning of IT solutions to the Scania business functions. These services provide application teams with the infrastructural components to develop and install applications for business use. The components part of the Groups responsibility include amongst others Operating System, Databases and Web application platforms, irrespective of provider and choice of technology.

To meet the requirements and demands from Scania’s business functions, we need to strengthen the Service Development Group with a Senior Database Expert with focus on Microsoft SQL Server who will work with our IT architects, Service Owners and internal customers to secure development, management and control for our current and future infrastructural services around SQL Server.

Scania is actively developing it’s Hosting Services as new technologies comes available, with focus on Open Source and shifting from on-prem to Cloud. As such knowledge of Linux, Containers and other database technologies are desirable.

Your tasks
You will have the overall technical responsibility for all our on-prem SQL Server Platforms at the infrastructural and database administrator level, and will secure the strategy, development and implementation of technical roadmaps, deployment process and quality of delivery. In this work you will work together with a cross-functional team of other experts, Service Owners and architects. As we have a focus to rapidly expand in Open Source Solutions, you will be a key player in assessing new service options, design of new database services and migration opportunities.

You will be placed in a dynamic, challenging international environment with excellent opportunities for development in new technologies and new ways of working.

You work amongst other will cover:
  • Secure uptime, performance, supportability and security of our SQL Server based hosting service and associated management tools at an overall level.
  • Have full overview of our SQL Server infrastructure, propose developments and improvements on our existing services, considering licenses, infrastructure consumption and capacity management
  • Documentation of designs and setups, to facilitate knowledge sharing and understanding.
  • Work with 3rd party Managed Services providers, both on- and off-shore
  • Collaborate with VW and VW Group companies around database standards and strategies for the Group
  • Occasional involvement in resolution of major incidents affecting our business if such is desired
Your profile
You have a relevant academic education or equivalent work experience in the area of work, in-depth knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, tools and products and experience in management of large scale infrastructures.
Preferably you will have experience from other Database products and migrations, especially with regards to Open Source products and have a genuine interest in new technologies. You likely have worked as a database administrator or technical responsible. Having experience of Agile working, VB .Net development and/or license inventory management tools is considered a benefit.
You are team-player, structured, customer oriented with good communication skills, proactive, take initiative and ownership, and have the drive to move our services forward. You are fluent in Swedish and English, both oral and writing.
What we offer
In addition to career and development opportunities, we can also offer Scania employees other benefits, such as a company car, performance bonuses, a pension, flexible working hours, lunch at reduced prices and much more. If you live in Stockholm, we offer a direct bus service between Stockholm and Södertälje, the Scania Jobexpress.
Further information
In case of questions, please contact Ton de Rooij, Manager Service Development, 08-553 82299, or Mikael Tammi, Rekryteringscenter, 08-553 711 74.
Your application is to be accompanied with a personal letter, CV and relevant exams.

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