Production DBA

Recruiter
British Red Cross
Location
Paisley
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Production DBA
Location: Paisley
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35
Salary: GBP 36,000 - 40,000 per annum


We have an immediate opportunity for a Production DBA to join our IT function as it moves through a period of strategic change as we approach our 150th anniversary in 2020.

What you will be doing
The role of Production DBA is a key post within the team and will be responsible for the support and development of SQL databases.

In this post, you will be responsible for proactively monitoring, tuning and maintaining SQL Server environments, ensuring that SQL servers are backed up and maintained using appropriate methods and schedules, troubleshooting issues across the entire stack (network, hardware, software, SQL Server and applications) as well as optimising the SQL Server, network & storage performance and ensuring high availability of database systems.

The Production DBA will also contribute towards the SQL Server database administration strategy, including specialisms such as index maintenance, security policy, file group management, partitioning and query optimisation.

Meet the team
Working within the I&DT directorate, the Production DBA role sits within the Database & Integration Architecture team who are primarily responsible for providing data services to the organisation including database development / administration, SAS Platform administration and data interface development / support.

What we are looking for
You should be a self-starter with a good knowledge of T-SQL and MS SQL Server, knowledge of SAS applications, BizTalk and of SQL High Availability technologies, including SQL Cluster, mirroring and replication.

With a computer related degree or equivalent by experience, you should also have:
* Demonstrable experience of SQL Server as a DBA
* Experience in SQL Indexes development and performance tuning
* An understanding and experience of working based on ITIL methodology

You may also have or be willing to gain through training:
* Experience working with Data Warehouse support
* Experience supporting SAS Platform as an administrators
* Experience administering and supporting BizTalk interfaces
* Experience working with Tableau

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 30th of September with interviews to follow.


A little bit more about us

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
* 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
* Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
* Up to 6% contributory pension
* Childcare vouchers
* Flexible working policy

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability. Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.

Connecting human kindness with human crisis
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/83243018

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