SQL Server Database Administrator - DBA

Cashflows Europe
£45,000 £50,000 per annum
11 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
CashFlows has an exciting opportunity for a Database Administrator to join our team based in Cambridge. You will be on a full time permanent contract. We are a fair employer who believes strongly in a close relationship between performance and reward £45,000 - £50,000pa.

CashFlows operates in the FinTech space with a focus on electronic payments. We have achieved success by developing the core technologies, capabilities, regulatory authorisations and scheme memberships that enable us to offer our intermediaries and customers a range of innovative payment solutions at a transparent and fair cost.

CashFlows, along with other companies operating within the FinTech sector, has all of the advantages of limited bureaucracy, a fast-paced working environment, the freedom to experiment with products, while also dealing adeptly with the weightier subject matter inherent in finance such as compliance and security.

Responsibilities of our Database Administrator

In the DBA role, you are a key member of a team responsibility for the full lifecycle of SQL Server databases, including design, build and cloud-based deployment. You will also be part of multi-disciplinary teams working with application development and IT operations.


SQL Server database architecture and design including:

- Table and index definition

- Stored procedure and trigger development

- Service Broker

- Always on Availability Groups for high availability and disaster recovery

Development, QA, UAT and production system support and maintenance including

- Reactive and proactive database tuning and optimisation

- Database security and hardening

- Root cause analysis and troubleshooting

Database lifecycle management

- Collaboration with development and QA teams, advising on performance, scalability and optimisation

- Supporting IT operations with cloud-based database deployment and administration

- Database source code control

- Change management in accordance with processes required by a financial organisation

- Process definition and management

- Recruitment Role Profile

Integration with a Data Warehouse

- Working with IT Operations and the Commercial Analysis Team to ensure the availability and data quality of the data warehouse.

- Design, development and maintenance of ETL processes to populate the data warehouse.

Initially, you may also be involved in the migration of data from the Oracle RDBMS to SQL Server.

What we are looking for in our Database Administrator

A great education impresses us but relevant experience and a proven track record puts you ahead of the competition. You will need:

- 2-5 years' experience building and managing SQL Server environments

- Confidence and competence with T-SQL

- OLTP, reporting/data warehouse, including ETL

- Microsoft Windows skills

- Comfortable with TCP/IP-based networking and security

Ideally, you'd have some experience with cloud infrastructure such as AWS alongside ITIL processes, but this is not a deal breaker. Familiarity with agile methodologies would also be preferred.

Benefits of becoming our Database Administrator

- Personal performance bonus.

- Private medical insurance

- 4 x salary life assurance

- Income protection.

- 5% employer pension contribution.

- Health Cash Plan

- 25 days paid holiday leave per year

- Child Care Vouchers.

The Hours

Flexibility is important to us, but we also want to give our customers great service and continually enhance our products. To achieve this, we need your 100% commitment 35 hours a week between the office hours of 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday.

If you feel you're the right candidate for the role of our Database Administrator, then please click 'apply' now! We'd love to hear from you!