SQL DBA/Developer

The Share Centre
Aylesbury, UK
20 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SQL DBA/Developer

Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Salary: Competitive

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

About the Company:

The Share Centre is an ambitious, fast paced and growing company based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

We pride ourselves on delivering top-quality customer service, for which are multiple award winners. Our aim is to make investing simply easier. We're committed to finding the best people to help us build our business, rewarding our employees with excellent benefits and proven career development opportunities. In 2018 we were proud to be accredited a Silver Investors in People award, identifying us as a great employer, an outperforming place to work and for having a clear commitment to sustainability.

We're looking for energetic, enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are passionate about providing excellent technical services in a lively and fast paced workplace.

SQL DBA/Developer Responsibilities:
  • Working with the SQL Team Leader to provide estimates and agree priorities and timescales
  • Working with the application developers to design innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Building, testing and deploying solutions using industry standard processes and procedures
  • Design and implementation of efficient and robust tools for building, deploying and testing the databases
  • Design and implementation of appropriate security measures taking into account industry regulations
  • Providing ongoing support of the live databases using proactive monitoring and alerting
  • Planning and implementation of preventative maintenance procedures needed to keep the databases running at an optimal level
  • Ensuring that the environment to be used in the event of a disaster is fully maintained and able to be used within the agreed SLA
  • Providing expertise in T-SQL, SQL Server Administration & Database Design
  • Working alongside Developers to maintain and improve all application interaction with SQL Server
  • Providing support to business users in their needs for reports, information and stable systems

SQL DBA/Developer Requirements:
  • At least 4 years' experience working within a similar role
  • Qualifications in SQL Server administration and development
  • Confident in being in providing support for database issues and display excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Your proven experience in a SQL DBA role and environment will demonstrate strong self-motivation, problem solving skills, creativity and initiative
  • Efficient with MS SQL Server 2012 and above, T-SQL, Windows Server 2012 and above, Server and Database backup solutions, High Availability, SQL Server Integration Reporting and Analysis services, SQL monitoring and Deployment tools such as Spotlight and/or Redgate tools
  • IT skills in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook will be supported by well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player as well as being able to take the lead at times will be required
  • Passion to do the right thing for the integrity and reliability of the database systems and a willingness to go the extra mile

SQL DBA/Developer Benefits:
  • 26 days holiday per year
  • Discounted onsite gym
  • Onsite free secure car & bike parking
  • Free discounts and offers platform with Perkbox
  • Employee support programme 24 hours a day, 365 days per year
  • 8% Employer pension contributions (non-contributory)
  • Private healthcare Life Assurance - (4 x salary)
  • Share Incentive Plan - an opportunity to buy shares within The Share Centre with the Company matching 2 shares for every 1 you buy!
  • Employee share account discount
  • Discretionary profit share bonus

If you meet the SQL DBA/Developer requirements, then please apply now!

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