Senior DBA SQL Manager

Charlton Howard
London, UK
10 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a responsible individual to take ownership of, manage and support our high volume transactional financial data platform. The company runs with a strong Microsoft (SQL) presence, with several servers, running multiple databases in replicated HA, for both OLTP and OLAP workloads. The role comprises of standard DBA monitoring and maintenance, taking ownership of the SQL being run on the Servers, to ensure BAU.

A successful applicant:

* Provide crucial BAU, SQL Server 2008 - 2016, on-site and virtualized support

* Strong SQL Skills (SQL server 2012/2016, T-SQL) and development skills in T-SQL, writing scripts, Log Shipping, producing reports (SSRS), performance tuning, automated back-ups, security, etc.

* Knowledge of rational database principles, indexing, SQL Plan, Database optimisation etc.

* Experience using a Windows Scripting language to automate tasks

* Monitor current SQL being run again the environment, to ensure meets requirements, of performance, recovery and implements expected logic.

* Creation/maintenance of full system documentation

* Strong High Availability, Replication and Disaster Recovery experience

* Operational support for DB issues initiated from Incidents or Changes.

* Root Cause Analysis of system performance and failure related issues.

* Provide excellent technical support for SQL Server Database environment, to the business

* Looking at ways to improve infrastructure, for a faster and more efficient environment

* Performance Monitoring/Testing and Capacity Planning.

* Liaise with Project/Development Teams to provide smooth transition between development and production environment

* Understanding of SAN, Virtual and Cloud technologies.

* Knowledge of full SQL stack (SQL Server, SSAS, SSIS and SSRS)

* Installation, configuration and upgrading of SQL server software and related products

Charlton Howard is a Trading Name of Talent Point Ltd. Talent Point Ltd and Charlton Howard are equal-opportunity employers and do not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law. No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation

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