Database Administrator

Recruiter
Fresh Recruits Ltd
Location
Bournemouth
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Database Administrator
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary: Competitive

Our fun and award winning client are currently on the lookout for an experienced Database Administrator. This is a stimulating role that is extremely rewarding for the right candidate.

Overview:

The DBA will be responsible for maintaining the company's database systems (currently MS SQL Server) including back-up, performance tuning, capacity planning, monitoring critical events and documentation. The role is demanding, but will be hugely rewarding for the right candidate.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Create and manage multiple databases and assist in capacity planning
  • Monitor, maintain database systems and troubleshoot problems that may arise
  • Maintain data integrity and security (manage roles and permissions of database users)
  • Use tools like SQL Profiler for database tuning. Generate traces, execution plans, identify performance issues, deadlocks/contention and resolve them
  • Develop strategies and implement solutions for managing back-ups, restoration and replication
  • Create and manage constraints and indexes
  • Support software developers with database operations including the development of complex SQL, tuning of DML and the creation of stored procedures
  • Proactive housekeeping/archiving and shrinking of databases
  • Manage production, QA and development database environments
  • Create detailed documentation including diagrams of database infrastructure
  • Learn relevant business processes and understand the data flow, criticality and dependencies
  • Effectively coordinate and communicate with all the stakeholders (internal teams and clients)
  • Set up and maintain database infrastructure for the company's Business Intelligence needs

Candidate Specification:

  • Bachelors or Master's degree in computer science or equivalent education and experience
  • Commercial experience in administering Microsoft SQL server databases (SQL Server 2012 or above)
  • Extensive experience writing T-SQL and stored procedures and query tuning on high-transaction systems
  • Experienced in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
  • Sound knowledge of RDBMS concepts, database architecture and SQL/T-SQL
  • Proficient with SQL server profiler for monitoring and troubleshooting database activity and performance
  • Ability to develop procedure documents and maintain detailed database related documents
  • Innovative approach to work, constantly looking for upgrading the system to more efficient and effective new technologies

Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Annual salary review
  • Up to 25* days a year holiday entitlement (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexi-time (subject to completion of training)
  • Access to Perkbox e.g. high street discounts, cycle to work scheme etc. (after 6 months)
  • Buy & Sell Holiday Scheme (after 12 months)
  • Get your birthday as a paid day off (after 12months)
  • Childcare Vouchers (after 12 months)
  • Private Medical Insurance or £500 towards Gym Membership (after 24 months)
  • £300 towards a training program or course of your choice (after 24 months)
  • Free access to online training platform Lynda - covering multiple subjects including hobbies.
  • Regular Team Incentives
  • Excellent Training Program to help increase your knowledge and skillset

Ref: 1708-15-8321

It is important that you include a covering letter with your CV, detailing why you feel you are suitable for this position and highlighting all relevant experience.

We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

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