IT & DELIVERY
The team are looking for a passionate technologist who wants to be part of an important journey at GM&T and help us mature the DevOps/Infrastructure Engineering, DBA function and its capabilities moving forward.
About us Gazprom Marketing & Trading (GM&T) is a subsidiary of the Gazprom group – the world’s largest gas producer and one of the world’s largest energy companies. Headquartered in London, GM&T operates to provide Gazprom group with a global marketing reach, round the clock operational coverage and excellent customer service. Established in 1999, GM&T has grown from a single office in London into a truly global organisation, with around 1000 employees worldwide. With offices in Europe, Asia and the USA, GM&T trades energy commodities including gas, power, oil, LPG, helium, emissions, LNG and FX and also operates a retail business, trading as Gazprom Energy.
Our culture is defined by our people. Through living our values every day we continue to create a culture that enables us all to succeed. We work as one team with our customers, our parent company and each other in order to understand each other’s needs. With an unstoppable passion for excellence, growth and learning, we’re committed to creating an environment that fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience, so that our people can thrive and prosper in their careers with us. We believe that we have the best team in the industry which makes us a trusted partner across international capital and energy markets. Our diverse employee base, with a wealth of expertise, knowledge and experience makes GM&T a truly exciting place to work. We encourage new ideas and initiatives as innovative thinking is central to how we do business. Most importantly, we are a growing and developing business where inspired individuals can make a difference and help shape our future.
Role objectives DevOps/Infrastructure Engineering at Gazprom Marketing & Trading is at both a very exciting and yet critical point. Having been formed in 2018, the team are targeted on automating key processes, connecting teams together and providing invaluable Support to the organization.
The team are looking for a passionate technologist who wants to be part of an important journey at GM&T and help us mature the DevOps/Infrastructure Engineering DBA function and its capabilities moving forward.
Over the next 6 to 12 months, the team have high aspirations with CSI projects including redevelopment of MS SQL Deployment automation tools, Improvement and upgrades of SQL tooling (Vendor & Internal Tools).
Aside from the technical skills, we are looking for a team member who can see the bigger picture and take their own experiences to help shape the future of ours.
Duties & Responsibilities The person in this position is responsible for the development, automation & delivery of the Information Technology databases for the Gazprom Marketing and Trading (GM&T) business.
Responsibilities of this include:
Providing assistance to IT Development and liaise with IT Infrastructure on projects and troubleshooting concerns
Ensure relevant documentation is comprehensive and up-to-date
Refine physical database designs to meet storage and performance requirements
Install and test new versions of the Microsoft SQL
Engineer Pipeline for Deployment of new SQL versions
Maintain & Update Database Tools, E.g SQL Sentry
Automation of SQL tooling
Assisting Development Teams with delivery of projects
Skills & Competencies
Proven track record in Database administration of SQL Server 2008 – 2019
Experience working with clustering, availability groups and database mirroring
A thorough understanding of Windows Server 2012R2 – 2019, virtualisation and SANs
Business intelligence awareness through experience in reporting services, integration services and analysis services
MongoDB, NoSQL & Oracle (Desirable)
Knowledge of SSAS and SSRS PowerShell scripting & automation
Exposure to Azure DevOps or another source control system
Strong team player
Excellent communication skills
Willingness to adhere to ITIL processes and structures
Degree (or equivalent) in a computing or similar discipline
Professional certifications in desired skill areas