SQL Database Administrator - DBA

Location
Farnborough
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
26 Nov 2018
Closes
24 Dec 2018
Ref
00089471
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This leading global corporate travel management company is creating a fully integrated digital customer experience to wow their customers. Their goal is to make it super easy for organisations to book and manage their business travel.

They allow their customers to realise this through their technology platform and proprietary travel products, as well as ensuring all their employees have the infrastructure to make their goal achievable. Getting corporate travellers to where they want to be, safely, securely and hassle-free, is the reason they are here.

The Role
As an experienced SQL DBA, you will provide support, guidance and administration on their Microsoft SQL Server infrastructure and be responsible for performing regular housekeeping and maintenance procedures, ensuring backup and recovery procedures are defined and adhered to, troubleshoot SQL Server outages as they occur, and take pro-active measures to reduce the likelihood of re-occurrence.

The role will include the monitoring of system availability and capacity as well as maintaining user access administration and auditing, enforcing least privileges methodology to SQL servers and databases. Working within a small team, you will install, configure and manage Clustered SQL Servers including the management and deployment of Microsoft patches and updates.

It's all about you
A team orientated individual, you will be keen to support the delivery of knowledge sharing and the successful achievement of their goals. They have pulled together a few other needed essentials below:
- Ability to manage a range of competing priorities
- A confident decision maker, able to make decisions quickly and decisively with the ability to work autonomously on time critical tasks
- Highly organised, with a clear and logical approach to prioritising activities
- Effective communicator with a high level of attention to detail
- Technical experience and knowledge of…
o Microsoft SQL Server 2008-2016 (2017)
o Oracle MySQL (Community, Standard and Enterprise)
o Analysis Services, Reporting Services and SQL Server Integration Services
o MS SQL clustering using Windows Server 2008, Server 2012, or 2016 including installation
o Operational processes
o Concepts of structured data storage and retrieval

You'll enjoy a competitive salary and great benefits including private medical and the ability to buy or sell holiday, plus an additional allowance to spend of a wide range of heavily discounted benefits. They give their people autonomy and empowerment to develop and grow their careers. They also love to have fun and solve problems over a game of ping pong or pool.

If you are interested please send your CV.

Applicants must already have the right to live and work in the EU on an unrestricted basis to be considered.

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