Applications SQL Database Administrator

IPS Group
United Kingdom
£60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits package
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A well established and expanding pensions and actuarial consultancy based in Central London is seeking an Application SQL Database Administrator to join their IT Services team. You will be responsible for the performance, integrity, replication and security of all their production database environments, ensuring Quality Assurance for database designs and programs written by developers. You will provide third-line support to the Customer Services team, carry out project work delivery of agreed database systems work packages/projects, monitor database system resources, alerts and systems logs, troubleshoot and resolve service interruptions, liaise with external suppliers and ensure ongoing maintenance and support of database systems.

The successful candidate will have experience working in development and production database administrator roles, ideally within the Financial Services industry. You will have an understanding of Microsoft SQL Server versions 2012 and 2016, including T-SQL, SSIS, SSRS and SSAS and Microsoft technical architecture including Replication and High Availability. An understanding of Open Source databases, 3rd Party or open source ETL and BI tools and Linux/Unix scripting/JavaScript would be advantageous. Ideally you will have IT certifications such as MCSE, MCSA or ITIL.

You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to work on your own initiative and good problem solving skills.

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