Technical Analyst (DBA)

Recruiter
IQ TECH South
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a well-established orgnaisation, with over 30 locations across the world. There are three main groups within IT Operations - a Data Centre team, a Networks & Security team and an End User Computing team and the client is urgently looking to recruit a Senior Technical Analyst (DBA).

The Senior Technical Analyst (DBA) will deliver the day-to-day management, support and maintenance of core elements of the firm's global IT infrastructure such as: Core applications, including SQL 2008, 2012, 2016, Sharepoint and BizTalk.

The Analyst will define and implement global standards across their server estate, ensuring that each server has been installed in a consistent manner and is being managed according to best practice. The Analyst will be responsible for the life cycle of the environment and creating and managing the operational strategy for upgrades / enhancements including consolidation and redundancy. You will be responsible for ensuring that the availability, capacity and continuity targets on those systems are met and that they operate and are maintained in a controlled and consistent way. You will also work with other colleagues to ensure that new systems and services are delivered with minimal disruption to the organisation.

Duties & responsibilities

  • Manage SQL server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission critical production environments.
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, ensuring high levels of performance, availability and security.
  • Assist developers with SQL installations, backup and restores, and complex query tuning.
  • Assess upgrades and alternative technologies for the firm's software, systems and infrastructure where necessary.
  • Work closely with all members of the IT department to provide a complete and cohesive IT service to our customers.

Key Skills & Experience Required

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in an IT operations team operating a complex and global IT environment utilising SQL.
  • Strong task and project management skills.

Technical Skills

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft SQL.
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting Windows Server 2003/2008/2012.

You will be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality. Reliable, tolerant, and determined. Well-presented and business like. Able to get on with others and be a team-player. You must be a good communicator with understanding for our customers, ensuring that any planned work takes into account the impact for them and the business. Technical skills: In-depth IT skills are vital to the role. An ability to understand and explain IT solutions and issues to a non-technical audience is critical. A strong awareness of best practice techniques and solutions within the areas of networking, data centres, security, storage and mobility will be needed.

The client offers a fantastic benefits package, apply now for more information.

Our client is a well-established orgnaisation, with over 30 locations across the world. There are three main groups within IT Operations - a Data Centre team, a Networks & Security team and an End User Computing team and the client is urgently looking to recruit a Senior Technical Analyst (DBA).

The Senior Technical Analyst (DBA) will deliver the day-to-day management, support and maintenance of core elements of the firm's global IT infrastructure such as: Core applications, including SQL 2008, 2012, 2016, Sharepoint and BizTalk.

The Analyst will define and implement global standards across their server estate, ensuring that each server has been installed in a consistent manner and is being managed according to best practice. The Analyst will be responsible for the life cycle of the environment and creating and managing the operational strategy for upgrades / enhancements including consolidation and redundancy. You will be responsible for ensuring that the availability, capacity and continuity targets on those systems are met and that they operate and are maintained in a controlled and consistent way. You will work with other colleagues to ensure that new systems and services are delivered with minimal disruption to the organisation.

Duties & responsibilities

  • Manage SQL server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission critical production environments.
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, ensuring high levels of performance, availability and security.
  • Assist developers with SQL installations, backup and restores, and complex query tuning.
  • Assess upgrades and alternative technologies for the firm's software, systems and infrastructure where necessary.
  • Work closely with all members of the IT department to provide a complete and cohesive IT service to our customers.

Key Skills & Experience Required

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in an IT operations team operating a complex and global IT environment utilising SQL.
  • Strong task and project management skills.

Technical Skills

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft SQL.
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting Windows Server 2003/2008/2012.

You will be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality. Reliable, tolerant, and determined. Well-presented and business like. Able to get on with others and be a team-player. You must be a good communicator with understanding for our customers, ensuring that any planned work takes into account the impact for them and the business. Technical skills: In-depth IT skills are vital to the role. An ability to understand and explain IT solutions and issues to a non-technical audience is critical. A strong awareness of best practice techniques and solutions within the areas of networking, data centres, security, storage and mobility will be needed.

The client offers a fantastic benefits/ bonus package, apply now for more information!


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