Microsoft SQL Database Administrator (DBA)

R M Solutions UK Ltd
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The UKs leading Telematics company has an opportunity for an experienced SQL Database Administrator join their team.

In this position the DBA will be a key part in this forward-thinking company using their expertise to help the firm deliver leading edge web-based applications.

Core Duties

  • Database and query performance tuning and optimisation
  • Writing transact SQL stored procedures
  • Day to day support and administration of all areas of SQL and data warehousing environments
  • Data cleansing and data correction work, Performance tuning, capacity planning
  • Archiving, backup and restore best practices including security
  • Automation of regular reporting and maintenance tasks
  • Assisting developers, implementation and support staff with putting together complex database queries
  • Establishing and maintaining company standards and guidelines for SQL
  • Contributing to product improvements, ease of use, reliability and reducing support levels
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to deliver accurate quality work to agreed timescales, and manage and prioritise own
  • Flexibility with working hours and workload including being part of the on call rota

Essential Criteria:

  • Fluent in Powershell
  • MCSA or MCSE data platform qualification
  • A great understanding and experience in Microsoft SQL, ideally 2016 including installation, configuration, administration, Availability Groups and Clustering.
  • Some level of experience with SSRS, SSAS and SSIS
  • Working knowledge of 3rd party SQL Server tools, e.g. Redgate
  • Experience of monitoring tools (DPA, SolarWinds, SQL Monitor)

Desirable Criteria:

  • Database design
  • DACPAC Deployments
  • Experience of MS SQL 2008 & 2012
  • MongoDB administration experience
  • An understanding of ISO7001 / TickIT software configuration management

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