SQL Server DBA - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Ashdown Group
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
SQL Server DBA - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

A highly successful, global business based in Peterborough is seeking to hire a Senior SQL Server Database Administrator with at least 4yrs experience working within an enterprise environment. You will join a small team of DBAs, responsible for all aspects of database administration for proprietary application in production, staging and ancillary environments.

The successful candidate will have experience with installation, configuration, security, maintenance, monitoring, recoverability, high-availability, troubleshooting and performance tuning. You will have the ability to understand and create complex SQL Server code -stored procedures, function, and triggers. This is a high-paced working environment and you must be self-motivated to produce results efficiently and accurately.

Key requirements:
Fundamental understanding of database design best practice
Expert level understanding of T-SQL
Experience with SQL Server database Clusters and Always-On Availability
Experience with backups, restores and recovery of VLDB
Experience performance tuning complex queries and diagnosing very complex execution plans
Flexible schedule- ability to respond to 24/7 critical incidents and planned after hours maintenance
Superior verbal and written communication skills. Must be able talk tech details and internals with DBAs and also to explain to communicate to non-technical co-workers

The salary for this role is very competitive and there are also great benefits on offer. Offices are based in Peterborough with onsite parking.

Please apply stating reference ASH15716DGA in the subject line.

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