Area of expertise:

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Job Description

Avanade, grown out of a dedicated partnership between Microsoft and Accenture,  provides enterprise business technology solutions and managed services that connect insight, innovation and expertise in Microsoft technologies to help customers  realise results. We help customers with IT solutions that deliver business outcomes in areas such as CRM, .NET application development, business intelligence, collaboration, ERP, infrastructure and offer flexible deployment models on-premise, outsourced, or in the cloud.

We are currently looking for a DBA profile specialized in MS-SQL to be based in Ghent.
As a result of the tight partnership with Microsoft, our consultants work with best of breed technologies every day while helping our clients solve complex business problems.

As a DBA you will :

  • Have a thorough understanding of query plans and indexing and understand how to tune indexes to optimize database performance;
  • Analyze technical issues, provide feedback to both internal organization and suppliers and think about long term solutions that will prevent the problem in the future;
  • Create and maintain SQL server maintenance jobs (backup and recovery, develop and maintain business continuity, manage index fragmentation and keep statistics up-to-date);
  • Design new database architectures based on client needs;
  • Analyze existing database systems using structured analysis and data modelling techniques, provides recommendations for improvement;
  • Coordinate and perform maintenance work to database systems;
  • Collaborate with project teams to manage system interdependencies;
  • Create and maintain documentation, organize knowledge sharing sessions;
  • Perform calculations, interdependency analysis and prioritization exercises related to systems changes;
  • Coordinate and perform maintenance work to database systems;

If you share our passion for technology, consulting and costumer success, we will help you build the skills and experience that will prepare you for greater responsibilities and rewards.


  • A higher degree in IT or an equivalent area
  • Significant practical and technical experience in a Microsoft development environment
  • Willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated success working in a team
  • Strong oral/written communication skills
  • Fluent in Dutch and good knowledge of English and French
  • Readiness to travel to the client site as needed (Belgium and Europe).

Further to an exciting international environment, a unique chance to participate in challenging projects and interaction with inspiring colleagues who have a professional attitude and attach considerable importance to teamwork; we stand for:

- A competitive salary

- A package of additional benefits such as company car, group insurance, 

- A bonus system, aligned to the results of our company and your personal contribution to it.

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at