Database Administrator (m/f/d)

 StepStone ·  11.07.2019 ·  Frankfurt am Main ·  Quipu GmbH


an IT consultancy and software development company which provides comprehensive end-to-end solutions for banks and financial institutions, from electronic payments to software systems. We are a 100% subsidiary of ProCredit Holding, the parent company of a group of banks that specialise in providing financial services for SMEs.

Headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, Quipu currently operates from 8 regional offices around the world – in El Salvador, Colombia, Ghana, Macedonia, Kosovo, Ukraine, Russia and Romania – enabling us to promptlyaddress the needs of a global customer base.

For our Cloud Operations Department located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, we are looking for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic:

Database Administrator (m/f/d) Job-ID: 19027

to join our international team at the earliest possible date.


Installation, configuration and maintenance of MS SQL Servers (2005-2017) production and nonproduction environment

Administer, maintain data integrity and security of MS SQL Servers

Prepare and document business continuity plan and backup strategies to ensure resources are available within maximum tolerable downtime

Ensure high-availability for mission-critical databases and implement disaster recovery solutions with Always On Failover Cluster Instances, Always On availability groups, Database mirroring and Log Shipping

Scale out readable database replicas with SQL Server 2016 distributed availability groups 

Synchronizing and distributing database objects with SQL Server Transactional Replication for reporting needs

Obfuscate data on the test environment, maintain and enhance data masking workflow

Tracking and logging SQL Server and database events with SQL Server Audits

Automation of day-to-day administrative and operational tasks



Expert in managing MS SQL Databases with minimum 3 years of experience as MS SQL Databases Administrator

Experience writing T-SQL and stored procedures and query tuning

Performance monitoring and tuning ability to diagnosis and resolve performance problems occurring in complex environment

Hands-on experience with data encryption technologies like transparent data Encryption (TDE) and Always Encrypted and should be familiar with Data Protection Law

Understanding of SQL Azure databases.

Open and friendly personality with an ability to interact with people on different hierarchal and technical levels

Well-organised person who can multitask, work independently or as part of a team and has the ability to prioritise work under pressure

Excellent English language skills, both spoken and written

Knowledge of ITIL processes and working with a ticket management solution is preferable; Microsoft certifications will be an advantage

Knowledge of tools like SCOM, SolarWinds, Delphix and Veeam Backup & Replication is preferable

A degree in an IT-related field is preferable



A substantial degree of flexibility, allowing for an autonomous approach to performing duties

Challenging and varied work

Flat management structure

Long-term prospects with plenty of opportunities for professional development and growth

Excellent team-oriented and international working environment




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