SQL Server DBA - Glasgow

£50000 - £60000 per annum + full benefits package
05 Nov 2012
03 Dec 2012
Ben Halfpenny
Contract Type
Full Time

Huxley Associates is currently working with our client, a leading financial institution to assist them in the recruitment of an additional two SQL Server DBA to join their team.

Working across the organisation's functions, this team is responsible for the ongoing support of over 2000 SQL server instances and project delivery.

Main Duties
* Project Change Activity
* Major Incident Management, Root Cause Analysis
* Upgrades i.e.: SQL Server version upgrade, other database tools upgrade.
* Database upgrade and migration
* Capacity planning i.e.: disk "memory" cpu
* Performance tuning
* Application engagement

Person Requirements

You need to be able to offer extensive experience as Production support SQL Server Database Administrator, operating in large, high volume and high criticality environments. You need to have experience with high availability (MS Cluster Service). The organisation is an early adoptor of SQL 2012, so any experience of this would be beneficial.
You need to have expertise in solving database contention problems (dead locks, blocking etc), experience Monitoring and analyzing SQL Server production metrics (DMV's), and performance tuning including both query and server optimization.
In addition, exeprience Transactional Replication, Log Shipping, Database Snapshots, Database Mirroring all beneficial.

If you want to work in a challenging environment that will keep you at the forefront of technology then this is it.

If you believe that you have the capability to do this role, and want to join a leading organisation that has a reputation for developing staff, then this is the place to be. For more information on the role, or to apply, please contact Ben Halfpenny at Huxley Associates on 0131 243 4044 or via the link below.

To find out more about Huxley Associates please visit www.huxley.com

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