SQL Server Development Database Administrator

DP Connect Limited
£40k - £45k pa
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Development DBA with a passion for Database technology who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment?
Would you like to be part of a growing team of like-minded professionals?
We have an exciting opportunity for a SQL Server Development DBA to join a professional team and contribute on critical database development projects.

The Job
As a Database Administrator, you will be one of the key members of the Database Administrator team, managing a large and varied collection of MS SQL Servers, providing support to day-to-day critical business activities as well as development for continued service improvement and agile software development projects.
*Implement development tasks with minimal supervision, including database designing, programming and testing within a Test-Driven Development process
*Provide accurate estimates for your own development tasks
*Understand and apply a formal quality approach
*Analyse customers' incident and problem tickets within strict Service Levels
*Liaise with customers and other third parties to ensure that their requirements meet your development in the most efficient and cost-effective manner
*Liaise with internal Change and Release Management functions to enable the smooth transition of solutions from test and Pre-Production into Production
*Produce both customer-facing and internal knowledge base documentation as required in line with company and customer standards
*Participate in and facilitate knowledge sharing between Support, Development and Service Delivery functions
*Act as the technical lead in the resolution of customers' major incidents

The Person
The client is looking for a dynamic individual with experience in MS SQL Server database development, programming and a passion for learning. You will be self-motivated and able to multi-task in line with agile team and customer SLAs. You must be comfortable speaking at a technical level to teams and have strong written and verbal communication skills.
You will have:
*Strong knowledge and experience with database development and T-SQL programming
*Good knowledge on SQL Server infrastructure and database design
*Solid experience of SSIS and SSRS
*Solid experience of query performance tuning
*Knowledge of Agile development concepts and principles
*Excellent communication skills with all levels of staff within the organisation and customer
*Excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail
*Ability to learn new technologies quickly
*Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, pressurised environment
*Analysis and solving of Incidents and Problems
*Experience of working within a quality environment
*Excellent planning and organisational skills

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