Senior SQL DBA / Database Administrator grow into Lead Dig

Talent Point Ltd
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior SQL DBA / Database Administrator (grow into Lead) Digital, Events (10% Bonus)

A LEADING .COM Organisation in the UK is seeking a SQL Production DBA / Database Developer to join their growing database team. We are looking for an ambitious Senior SQL DBA who will assume a Lead role over the next few months, growing and leading a team of DBA's. The Senior SQL DBA / Database Administrator will be responsible for maintaining and supporting the existing SQL servers to ensure high levels of database integrity in a highly transactional environment. Getting your foot in the door at early stages of a very ambitious organisation that have tripled in size over the last year you will be implementing best practice as the SQL DBA, maintain multiple environments across development, test and Production as well as migrating all their systems to the latest versions!

The Senior SQL Database Administrator will play a key role in the configuration, implementation, design and improvement of databases to ensure High Availability. The Senior DBA will be required to carry out core DBA duties such as performance tuning, maintenance, backups / restores, recovery, replication, mirroring, optimisation, T-SQL queries writing stored procedures, clustering and most of all acting as the "investigator" (with thorough knowledge of various design principles, understanding stages of the development lifecycle) and really connecting all realms of I.T together to build and maintain efficient systems to support the organisational growth moving forward.

The Senior SQL DBA will be given fantastic training opportunities and the chance to work with the latest . One of the major benefits of this opportunity being the large team of RDBMS professionals being brought in, consequently providing a mutually beneficial environment for learning new skills and techniques between the team. An individual who has a background of working within a fast paced, high volume / highly transactional environment would be put in great stead here! The role does involve Leading/ mentoring more junior DBA's, so if you are looking for that next step up in your career then please send your CV!

If you have a strong drive to achieve success in a role which rewards hard working individuals with an excellent salary and package benefits, please send an updated copy of your CV to shannin and/or call Talent Point on . You must send a copy of your CV before calling as no details can be released before.

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