SQL Server DBA Developer Database Administrator

£45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
15 Nov 2013
13 Dec 2013
Andrew Ross
Contract Type
Full Time

SQL Server DBA Developer Database Administrator

Location: London

Salary: to £47k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits


A marketing leading software product and solutions provider to the financial services sector has a fantastic opportunity for a SQL Server DBA to join their London team. It is a rare opportunity to get into an investment banking environment where no prior financial services experiences is required.

The role:

The Database Administrator will be involved in utilizing highly advanced technical capabilities in conjunction with excellent communication/networking skills to assist with the design and implementation of effective solutions and support a demanding client-base. It also includes coordinating and participating in the product release effort and weekend on-call rotation.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Strong DBA (MS SQL)
  • Strong knowledge of T-SQL
  • Solid experience with performance tuning
  • Full understanding of product release life cycle
  • Strong knowledge of database disaster recovery procedures
  • Experience with high-availability solutions
  • An understanding of how businesses operate and make decisions
  • Excellent standard of spoken and written English

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering
  • MCITP Certification
  • Sybase Certification
  • Development experience a distinct advantage
  • Working with a large number of servers and databases in a global environment
  • Working knowledge of SSIS, SSAS and SSRS
  • Sybase and ASE experience


  • Development database management and support
  • Performance-tune database server environments to ensure development teams expectations are met
  • Manage global DEV, QA and Integration database environments (eg, support, operation, maintenance, capacity planning, etc.)
  • Manage data feeds within the development environment
  • Ensure successful deployment of installations/upgrades within the development environment
  • Create and own database/data flow deployment documentation
  • Key liaison for the DBA team to the development teams for solution design

Keywords: SQL, SQL Server, SSIS, Performance, tuning, performance tuning, 2012, 2008, TSQL, T-SQL, indexing, query tuning, development, dba, administration, database, data, transaction, OLTP, locking, replication, SSRS, gb, T-SQL, ETL, Extract, transform, load, database administrator

If you think you've got what it takes to succeed in this phenomenal company, get in contact with Andy Ross at Salt either by email: andy.ross@welovesalt.com or by phone 0207 928 25 25.

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