Database Administrator - Contractor - Relocation The Hague

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For an international institution based in The Hague, we are urgently looking for a Database Administrator with +3 years experience in Microsoft and /or Linux based Database Management.

Relocation to The Hague is necessary.  Workpermit is not provided. This position is open for contractors, who would like to commit long-term.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Installing, maintaining, updating, and troubleshooting Database related Middleware related to Microsoft SQL / MySQL / Postgres;
  • Validating Transition Processes to Operations for new Releases;
  • Maintaining the Database environment, including contributing to reporting on the functioning of the Databases;
  • Preparing/implementing possible new technical functions, including ensuring that any change is reflected in the appropriate documentation and ITSM processes;
  • Identifying opportunities for Middleware and Database optimisation and supporting the installation of patches and updates when needed;
  • Identifying needs regarding automation of testing and testing enhancements;
  • Anticipating Database outages by ensuring backups and disaster recovery procedures are tested and validated and responding to reported security violations;
  • Researching, recommending and implementing changes to procedures and systems of the Agency in order to enhance application security;
  • Active monitoring and analysing application access, connectivity and potential threats;


  • Bachelor or Master degree;
  • Minimum 3 years experience in Microsoft and /or Linux based Database Management;
  • Linux/ MySQL / Postgres;
  • Expertise in SQL Query and Stored Procedure authoring, troubleshooting and refactoring for efficiency;
  • Experience in Installing, Upgrading and Maintaining Independent MSSQL and MSQL Cluster installations;
  • IT Server Administration – Windows/Linux – for MSSQL Server;
  • Backup solutions for Database Solutions and Disaster recovery;
  • Excellent command of English;

Interested: Please send your resume to

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