MS SQL Server Database Administrator/Developer

University of Worcester
From £25,298 to £31,076 per annum with progress to £33,943 pa
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Worcester

MS SQL Server Database Administrator/Developer

£25,298 - £31,076 pa with opportunity to progress to £33,943 pa

We strive to be an outstanding university at which to be both a student and a member of staff. We have a national reputation as a very friendly community, where both staff and students feel genuinely valued and empowered to make a meaningful contribution. We are one of the fastest growing universities in the UK. We are now a community of over 10,000 students and 1,000 staff members.

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) team at Worcester University comprises the Corporate Information Systems, IT Service Support, IT Service Management, Network, and Systems teams. This role sits within the Corporate Information Systems team who provide services to staff and students across the University sites. This team is responsible for data integration, development and technical application support. The team are currently working on centralising the University data integration across systems and reviewing approaches and this permanent post will assist with this.

The primary responsibility of this role will be to work in collaboration with key departments such as Registry Services, Facilities, Finance and Human Resources in order to maintain, develop and integrate various information systems critical to the University's business processes. This work will utilise the post holder's MS SQL skills to provide database support and integration processes between these systems. The role will also include the development of new databases to support development of web based applications as well as some technical application support for the University business and service critical systems. The University uses market-leading software and regularly has new acquisitions to deploy and implement.

The role will offer training for Microsoft SQL Server, which could lead to Microsoft Certification for the successful candidate. This will include: MS SQL Server Administration, MS SQL Server Querying and Programming, MS SQL Server Integration Services. There will be many opportunities to put your learning into practice.

Applications are welcomed from individuals who are able to communicate confidently and clearly with a wide range of people both orally and in writing and who are detail-oriented with a strong commitment to quality control. You will need to have a creative approach to problem solving and a flexible approach for dealing with varied tasks. Applicants will need to hold a higher qualification (e.g. MSc, BSc, HND) in IT, Computer Science, or a related field, or have the equivalent work experience that demonstrates a high level of technical understanding and implementation skills. You will need to have knowledge of MS SQL Server skills including SQL, stored procedures and SQL Agent jobs and an interest in data integration between disparate information systems and how this helps to improve business processes.

Reference: ICT1702 – 3247.

Closing date: 25 April 2017.

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