Database Administrator- DBA

Networkers MSB
£32k - £36k pa
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Job Working for a market leading organisation you will be the technical authority on all technologies that provide data to applications, end-users, third parties, integration and middleware services. In this role as DBA you will be responsible for the design, configuration, availability, integrity and security of all databases and data sources. With a natural ability to identify, assess, prioritise and deliver improvements to the environments you are responsible for, you will proactively manage technology and processes to deliver a high-quality architecture you can be proud of. Main Duties - Ensure all data and database platforms are highly available - Be the technical authority on data and database designs- turning requirements into logical data layouts for new data sources and ensuring databases are implemented and maintained well. - Proactively manage and maintain security standards and controls - Ensure all data sources are secure and access is controlled, reviewed and auditable - Support BI developers, application experts and middleware developers in their efforts to integrate and report on data in an accurate and reliable manner. - Configure, maintain and get maximum value from proactive monitoring and analysis tools - Respond to support escalations from helpdesk and technical colleagues, providing specific expertise for troubleshooting as-required. - Work with third parties for new installations, upgrades, maintenance, testing, troubleshooting and general advice and guidance as required to ensure all delivered services meet requirements. - Contribute to the creation and maintenance of backup, proactive maintenance and disaster recovery plans. - Build strong relationships in the business to understand business objectives, specific data requirements and how the data you maintain adds value to the business. Skills Required - SQL Server ideally 08R2, 12 and 16 - Strong technical skills in MSBI technologies (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS) - Strong operations experience in troubleshooting, configuration and performance management - Detailed technical knowledge of SQL technologies and processes for the maintenance and monitoring of databases and SQL Server. - Experience of performance tuning and optimizing, T-SQL, Stored procedures and indexing. - Excellent communication skills Desirable - Experience of cloud-based or hosted database platforms such as Amazon AWS RDS and similar technologies. - Experience of Oracle databases - Experience in creating and improving data warehouses. This is an outstanding opportunity to work with a market leading organisation who are looking for a talented individual to join the team and hit the ground running. If this position looks like a good fit for your CV or you want to understand more about the role please drop your CV across to Dave at Networkers. Networkers acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Networkers and may assist with processing your application.
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