Database Administrator

Asure Recruit
Tunbridge Wells
£45000 per annum
03 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Database Administrator Salary: £45,000 DOE About Our Client This exciting role offers the perfect opportunity to join a Tech start-up who will offer you the best of both worlds: the chance to get in at the ground level of a rapidly growing company at the forefront of their industry, while still having the stability and benefits that come with the backing of a large, established group. The wider group are renowned for their staff reward and recognition and are rated as one of the Top 30 Big Companies to Work For. Job Description The purpose of the role is to provide database expertise to the group in three respects: Firstly in the operational management of production databases and related processes such as intersystem data exchanges. Secondly to design, develop and deliver databases in support of development projects and change requests. Finally the role will contribute to group wide data architecture definition and ensure that the principles thereby defined, are applied appropriately. You will be someone who: - Performs database administration activities in support of the integrity, availability and security requirements of specific data. - Monitors the on-going performance of database management systems, ensuring that operational systems are performing optimally. - Creates and advises on complex database queries for various purposes including bespoke reports, data maintenance and database tuning. - Creates and advises on database maintenance plans including sizing, backup, restore and archiving. - Contributes to business continuity planning and Disaster Recovery activities. - Ensures that database security issues and measures are raised at the earliest opportunity for development projects. - Consults as directed on Database architecture principles from a group and company perspective. - Provides trouble shooting services, as directed, to individual business units in matters of database tuning, management and development. - Liaises closely with business representatives and domain experts to understand and shape requirements through analysis and prototyping techniques. - Interacts with business and technology stakeholders to elucidate requirements and propose pragmatic solutions which add business value. - Contributes and adheres to: oEnterprise architecture principles ensuring that solutions can be integrated into and supported by the larger organisation. oCoding standards and source control regimes. oStandardised software tools, patterns and frameworks. oTesting methodologies, frameworks and controls ensuring that code can be repeatedly and reliably tested. The Successful Applicant The successful applicant will be an experienced database administrator and will meet the following criteria: - The incumbent will be highly skilled in database design principles for On Line Analytical processing (OLAP) and On line Transactional Processing (OLTP). - Familiar in the use of ORM tools and database access techniques. - Be familiar with software delivery tools and processes for concurrent development and be proficient in source code management practices. Technologies - SQL Server: 5+ years essential - Operational management and optimisation of growing SQL server installations: 5+ years essential - Experience in in Mongo DB and / or No SQL Databases essential - Data warehousing principles, design and maintenance desirable - Some C#, ASP, MVC, Agile Methodologies experience desirable What`s on Offer Competitive base salary of £45,000 depending on experience, coupled with an excellent benefits package
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