Database Administrator (MS/MySQL)

PB Recruitment Consultants Ltd
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My clients are seeking a Database Administrator, you will be working in a fast paced and growing company, with sole responsibility for the management of the always on MS and MySQL estate.

You will be will be expected to undertake activities to support the business as well as being responsible for the delivery of new SQL Server based projects

Duties & responsibilities • Experience administering and optimising large SQL Server databases • Experience creating, maintaining and optimising stored procedures, database and ETL processes (SSIS). • Solid planning/organisational and relationship management skills. • Solid experience creating and managing data warehouses in SQL Server. • Proven ability in designing complex queries in SQL Server, with experience using large databases. • Having an understanding of core DPA principles and managing the access to and destruction of data accordingly. • Relevant exposure to a similar regulatory reporting environment and proven data analysis expertise gained within a related financial services organisation • Data visualisation and creation of dashboards and dynamic charts with data from SQL databases using Excel, SSRS and other BI tools (e.g. PowerBI etc.) would be advantageous. • Proactively managing the system databases • Managing database backup routines • Ensuring that data archiving, anonymisation and other routines are designed, built and monitored • Managing secure access to the SQL estate, and ensuring permissions are correctly assigned • Setting up monitoring mechanisms for core processes to ensure proactive responses • Ensuring that replication is managed effectively, for reporting and analysis purposes • Responsibility for data migration, insertion and extraction as required • Capacity planning for future growth • Managing SQL upgrades and patches, with minimal downtime

Personal Profile • Excellent customer service skills • Excellent communication skills (telephone and written) • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills • Sound judgment • Initiative • Flexible • Detail-oriented

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Experience • 5 years + supporting MS and MySQL Server databases • Financial services experience • SQL Server 2014 and upwards experience • Windows clustering and Windows Server experience • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Red Hat Linux experience is desirable
Other Information Reporting to: Systems & Development Manager Grade: 5

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