SQL DBA / SQL Database Administrator

DGH Recruitment Ltd
United Kingdom
£60k - £65k pa
03 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
SQL DBA / SQL Database Administrator

My client are looking to recruit a SQL DBA / SQL Database Administrator to join their team on a permanent basis.

Job purpose

Responsible for the performance, integrity, replication and security of all production database environments. Ensure Quality Assurance for database designs and programs written by developers, ensuring they are supported and fit for purpose, and paying particular attention to security best practice.

Responsibilities & accountabilities

*Responsible for the administration and service delivery of the Group's central Microsoft SQL and other databases
*Ensure the availability and on-going maintenance and support of database systems including: their patching, security, backup and restoration, and their monitoring and capacity management
*Carry out project work delivery of agreed database systems work packages and projects
*Monitor database system resources, alerts and system logs and to take action as required
*Troubleshoot and resolve service interruptions, liaising with external suppliers if necessary
*Provide third-line support to the Customer Services team, ensuring Incident and Problem service tickets are kept up to date and our knowledge base is updated as needed (ITIL)
*Work closely with other member of ITS Applications to ensure they have a good knowledge of our database systems
*Monitor and advise on computing developments related to Group systems technical architecture
*Create and maintain relevant documentation as required and publish it to the organisations staff
*Due to the changing nature of the business, the job holder may from time to time be required to undertake other activities of a similar nature that fall within their capabilities


An understanding of the following is essential:
*Microsoft SQL Server versions 2012 and 2016, including T-SQL, SSIS, SSRS and SSAS
*Microsoft technical architecture including Replication and High Availability

An understanding of the following is desirable:
*Open Source databases: PostGres, MySQL
*3rd party or open source ETL and BI tools
*Linux/Unix scripting, and JavaScript

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join a challenging and exciting role. Please apply ASAP for further information and an informal conversation.

If you would like to be kept in touch then please feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn **************************************** where I regularly post details of new vacancies.

SQL DBA / SQL Database Administrator

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