Production DBA - SQL

Recruiter
iRecruit Partners Ltd
Location
Winnersh, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Aug 2019
Closes
19 Aug 2019
Ref
1201154587
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
iRecruit specialist are working with a growing organisation in Reading who are looking for a Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator due to an expanding customer base. This will be working with the dedicated support team providing critical 24/7 support to customers in a variety of sectors.

The support team manage more than 400 database engines from SQL 2005 to 2016 and Azure SQL DB.

You'll support a variety of customer solutions built on:
  • Microsoft data platform
  • Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Business Intelligence / Machine Learning / Power BI
  • Windows / Linux

Day to day you'll be:
  • Troubleshooting technical issues, finding the root cause and designing, proposing, and implementing solutions
  • Undertaking performance analysis and tuning
  • Proactively assessing our customers' environments to identify potential issues and opportunities for improvement
  • Receiving coaching from more Senior DBAs on more complex issues.

Essential Experience:
  • 5+ years working as a SQL Server DBA using SQL Server to its full extent to fix a wide range of issues..
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong focus on customer service
  • Experience with supporting OLTP systems
  • Ability to learn and adapt to how our customers work
  • Detailed knowledge of how SQL Server works, and be able to effectively explain
  • Supporting High Availability and Disaster Recovery environments (Database Mirroring, Always On Availability Groups, Failover Clustering, Log Shipping)
  • Performance tuning (both individual queries and overall server performance
  • Dealing with P1 issues
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005-2016 installation and configuration
  • T-SQL including the use of stored procedures, functions, tables and views
  • Evidence of ongoing personal development and training to advance your skills and interests

In return our client can offer you a basic salary up £60,000 pa depending on knowledge and experience, increased by £8K when you join the on call rota (usually within 6 months). Plus, up to 10% annual bonus based on performance.

Total cash package worth up to £70,000+ plus benefits!

SQL / AZURE / DATABASE / TROUBLESHOOT / DATA

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