Senior Microsoft SQL DBA

We are looking for a senior Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator that can manage the database needs of a SaaS company with servers in 8 different data centers spread across the world handling thousands of requests per minute.

No need to commute to Antwerp or Brussels to find a job in a hypermodern software company with thousands of users worldwide.

Start improving your work-life balance now by not wasting precious time on long commutes to Antwerp or Brussels. This is a unique opportunity in the Kempen to join one of the coolest high-tech SaaS software companies with clients in 150 countries. You will be working a software platform designed to handle huge traffic! Through AWS, we have servers on 4 continents handling huge amounts of data and a ton traffic! You will become one of the key members of our growing organisation and have a real impact on the many international organizations we sell to. You will work from our offices in Turnhout and there is no travelling involved (web meetings, webinars).

CheckMarket is a survey platform and services company based in Turnhout, Belgium that serves thousands users worldwide, from Coca-Cola to the NATO. We’re a self-funded, profitable company founded in 2002, that’s still growing fast, and we’re looking for creative, ambitious people who love change.

The bulk of the job will consist of managing Microsoft SQL Servers: Creating and optimizing stored procedures and indexes, designing new tables and functions, backups, etc. Our databases are 100s of GB large and geographically spread across three continents. Security and uptime are crucial. Getting good performance while millions of records are being added daily is a must.

What we expect of you

Great MS SQL Server skills.
Masters’ or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Engineering
We are looking for a developer, whose passion for programming extends beyond working hours.
Excellent debugging skills; able to debug complex technical issues involving multiple system components.
Good communication skills.
Experience with Agile methodologies.
Good at data modeling.
Effective problem solving skills.
Command of languages: English (Excellent), Dutch (Excellent)
Experience: Minimum 5 years experience required
Experience with Amazon Web Serivces (AWS) is a plus.

We have a lot to offer

  • Work/life balance
  • No more traffic jams
  • Flexible work hours
  • MSDN professional subscription
  • Training
  • Powerful computer with two screens
  • Ability to obtain Microsoft Certified Certificates
  • Work with the latest technologies
  • Initiative and independence is appreciated
  • Pleasant working environment with motivated people
  • Job with growth opportunities within a stable B2B company!
  • Extra benefits


Contract: Full time – 38u / 5 days a week.

Send your CV and motivation to Lara Houet

CheckMarket bvba
Parklaan 126
2300 Turnhout

Convince us!

Working at CheckMarket is…

 choosing for a varied job with growth opportunities
 working in a brand new and modern office
 working for one of the most innovative companies in the Kempen
 choosing for flexible work hours
 having meetings in one of our innovative meeting rooms
 playing table football, ping-pong or poker during lunch break
 drinking a delicious cup of ground coffee in our retro bar
 working in a great location with good accessibility
 working in a pleasant environment with motivated people
 choosing for a full-time contract with extra benefits

… achieving your full potential in an inspiring work environment. 

Our office

Our office has multiple open workspaces, innovative collaboration rooms, a cozy bar, a game room (table football, ping pong), a large terrace,
a covered bike parking with charging and a spacious parking lot.