SQL Database Administrator

Bournemouth, UK
21 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SQL Database Administrator

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8DY
Salary: We offer £35-40,000 depending on skills and experience
Contract: Full Time, Permanent, 40 hours per week

What we do:

Kognitiv is paving the way for the next era in B2B collaborative commerce - enabling consumer and hospitality brands to engage deeply and securely with their customer base. Brands can collaborate with suppliers and value-added partners, providing customers with personalized experiences.

We have created new distribution applications designed on the principles of effective commerce: value discovery, collaboration, trade and personalization. The network uses machine learning and distributed applications to analyse consumer behaviour data and identify profitable opportunities for brands and partners to leverage.

These opportunities are packaged and marketed to consumers through complete programs, backed by Kognitiv's technology resources, applications, and expertise.

About the role:

We currently have an exciting role for an experienced SQL Database Administrator to join our expert Development Team to help take our award-winning CMS and Travel booking Systems forward. This role is a demanding one but will be hugely rewarding for the right candidate.

The DBA will be responsible for maintaining the company's database systems (currently MS SQL Server) including back-up, performance tuning, capacity planning, monitoring critical events and documentation.

Who Are You?
  • Bachelors or Master's degree in computer science or equivalent education and experience
  • Commercial experience in administering Microsoft SQL server databases (SQL Server 2012 or above)
  • Extensive experience writing T-SQL and stored procedures and query tuning on high-transaction systems
  • Experienced in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
  • Sound knowledge of RDBMS concepts, database architecture and SQL/T-SQL
  • Proficient with SQL server profiler for monitoring and troubleshooting database activity and performance
  • Ability to develop procedure documents and maintain detailed database related documents
  • Innovative approach to work, constantly looking for upgrading the system to more efficient and effective new technologies

What We Offer:

Our moto is; 'If our staff are happy, then so are our customers!'

We have listed a few of our benefits below;
  • 20 days a year holiday entitlement (plus bank holidays) - increases with tenure in the team
  • Flexi-time (subject to completion of training)
  • Get your birthday as a paid day off (after 12months)
  • Access to Perkbox e.g. high street discounts, cycle to work scheme etc. (after 3 months)
  • £300 towards Gym Membership (after 12 months)
  • Free access to online training platform Lynda - covering multiple subjects including hobbies.

We are a fun, innovative organization with 200 employees globally and we are looking for exceptional people to come and join us. This is an exciting opportunity to work for an international business, in a high energy environment with a collaborative, smart and passionate team. If you like the sound of us and the role; get in touch!

Here at Kognitiv, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it! Greater diversity means greater variation in ways of thinking, perspectives and approach. And we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and our clients. Kognitiv are committed to creating an inclusive environment and all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, fit and business need.

Please note; Kognitiv are not offering sponsorship or a relocation package for this role. We always welcome international candidates to apply providing they are eligible to work and live in the UK.

If you have the required skills and experience, click on APPLY and forward your up to date CV and cover letter, explaining why you are a good fit for this role.

Strictly no agencies please.

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