Pearson Senior Database Administrator - MSSQL in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Senior Database Administrator - MSSQL


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

  • Install and configure SQL Server.

  • Setup and maintain SQL Server account security.

  • Performs SQL backups and restores.

  • Setup, schedule, and troubleshoot SQL Server jobs.

  • Applies updates and upgrades to production database environments.

  • Monitoring existing installations and fine tuning for better performance

  • Participates in on-call responsibilities including 24/7 support of production systems

  • Diagnose and resolve performance issues with stored procedures, functions and queries

  • Applies updates and upgrades to production database environments

  • Setup, monitor and configure SQL Disaster Recovery system using log shipping

  • Setup, configure, and maintain clustered SQL environment


  • Expert in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2012 administration

  • Expert in Structured Query Language (SQL)

  • Expert in writing Stored Procedures

  • Proficiency in relational database design

  • Proficiency in SSIS and DTS

  • Knowledge of Transactional Replication

  • Coding skills in multiple languages desired

  • Microsoft certifications MCITP, MCTS, MCSA OR MCSE

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Sascon Bldg Orion City Sascon Building No. 752/5 Dr Danister De Silver Mawatha Colombo

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 12, 2016