Customer Engineer (CE) for SQL Server x 2 (m/f/d) (full-/part-time) - temporary position

Job description:

As a Customer Engineer (CE) for SQL Server x 2 at Microsoft, some of your daily challenges will include:


  • Key technical resource for the customer
  • Focused on delivering proactive services such as education workshops, delivering assessments and providing expert guidance
  • Join a highly motivated team of leading industry experts
  • Preview new technology before others in the industry and learn how to make the best from it
  • Visit customers to train them and share industry and development expertise
  • Be part of a thriving developer community that's constantly looking for ways to improve our customers’ experience, software development goals and use of technology
  • Build strong customer relationships and ensure deliveries align with customer projects and milestones
  • Gain access to expertise and support from Microsoft’s consulting practice and product groups
  • Continually learn and grow professionally
  • Analyze problems
  • Maintain, extend accreditations and certifications, assist in developing best practices for key technologies and products to support technical team readiness
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills; ability to develop strategic ongoing customer relationships, gain trust and respect for Microsoft Premier. Engineers must also possess strong technical writing, presentation, and training skills


Your Profile:

To position you for a successful career with us and enable you to have an impact on your colleagues and our customers, you will be able to demonstrate:



  • Data modeling and database design.
  • Indexing strategy 
  • Performance Optimization and Tuning Capabilities
  • Partitioning data implementations
  • Metadata management and repository usage. 
  • Database schema creation and management. 
  • Backup and recovery. 
  • Ensuring data integrity. 
  • Ensuring High availability and Disaster recovery. 
  • SQL code reviews with ability to dissect query plan, T-SQL code
  • Sargability of statements 
  • Procedural skills.
  • Data security.
  • Data Encryption
  • Auditing
  • Replication of data
  • SQL Edition and version differences with discontinued and deprecated features
  • Upgrade process
  • Storage management techniques.
  • Data Engine Capacity planning.
  • General database management, Policy based management  
  • Extended events and Traces
  • Basic Licensing and support scenarios
  • Fluent in German and good command of English


Nice to have

  • Windows Failover Clustering
  • SQL Server Reporting service
  • SQL server Integration Service
  • SQL Server Analysisx Service
  • Powershell



Please note your onboarding will happen through an agency but you will work for Microsoft. The position is limited to 18 months.

Earliest Possible Start Dateab sofort
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