SQL Database Administrator

Location
Farnborough
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Ref
00077889
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role is for the technology division of a leading global corporate travel management company, and together they are creating a fully integrated digital customer experience to wow our customers. Their goal is to make it super easy for organisations to book and manage their business travel. Getting corporate travellers to where they want to be, safely, securely and hassle-free, is the reason they're here.

Their Technology Delivery team is responsible for the implementation and 3rd line support of leading edge technologies within the company globally. They're looking for a Database Administrator to provide advanced support, strategic guidance and administration on our Microsoft SQL Server infrastructure.

Reporting to the Head of Technology Delivery (Europe), you will be responsible for performing regular housekeeping and maintenance procedures, ensuring backup and recovery procedures are defined and adhered to. You will troubleshoot SQL Server outages as they occur, and take pro-active measures to reduce the likelihood of re-occurrence.

The role will include the monitoring of system availability and capacity as well as maintaining user access administration and auditing, enforcing least privileges methodology to SQL servers and databases. Working with your colleagues, you will install, configure and manage Clustered SQL Servers including the management and deployment of Microsoft patches and updates.

If you are looking for a role with autonomy then this may be the right ticket for you. You will need to have strong analytical and trouble shooting skills with the ability to resolve complex problems. A team orientated individual, you will be keen to support the delivery of knowledge sharing and the successful achievement of their goals.

Key areas of activity include;
- Ability to manage a range of competing priorities
- A confident decision maker, able to make decisions quickly and decisively with the ability to work autonomously on time critical tasks
- Highly organised, with a clear and logical approach to prioritising activities
- Effective communicator with a high level of attention to detail

Technical experience and knowledge of
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008-2016 (2017)
- Oracle MySQL (Community, Standard and Enterprise)
- Analysis Services, Reporting Services and SQL Server Integration Services
- MS SQL clustering using Windows Server 2008, Server 2012, or 2016 including installation
- Operational processes
- Concepts of structured data storage and retrieval

Working for them you'll enjoy a competitive salary and great benefits including private medical, the ability to buy or sell holiday, plus their Flexible Benefits scheme. They give their people autonomy and empowerment to develop and grow their careers and they also love to have fun and solve problems over a game of ping pong or pool.

Sound like you, then they'd love to hear from you!

APPLICANTS MUST ALREADY HAVE THE RIGHT TO LIVE AND WORK IN THE EU ON AN UNRESTRICTED BASIS

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