SQL Database Administrator



£50K-£70K - Dependent on experience

Fuse are working with a leading FTSE 250 organisation to recruit a SQL Database Administrator on a permanent basis. This is a position specialising in Data Architecture, Database Infrastructure and Design, Development and Business Intelligence and Technical Project Management to maintain the SQL Server.

Key Responsibilities will include;

  • Oversee management and availability of the database estate, work with teams to ensure that systems are stable and offer assistance to resolve day to day anomalies according to agreed priorities
  • Help implement the strategic goal to migrate to cloud based technology by aligning appropriate underlying SQL estate with this objective
  • Report back up/system failures
  • Work with problem management team on Critical Incidents lessons are learned and
  • Conduct regular code review of database objects and impact assessments and feedback
  • Maintain communications within the group so staff are aware of the SLA model for database administration
  • Review how systems are integrated and highlight risks, issues and potential solutions from a DBA perspective
  • Maintain versioning to ensure the SQL architecture is appropriately aligned across the entire estate in all environments
  • Review how SSIS and SSRS are implemented across the board and provide and implement recommendations to consolidate and improve these services according to objectives

Skills required

  • Good data modelling, schema design and security
  • Experience of Ola Hallengren techniques
  • CTE's, Views, Stored Procedures and Query Plans
  • Activity Monitor, Profiling and DB Engine Tuning Advisor
  • O/S understanding from Windows 2008 to Windows 2012 R2
  • Experience with MS SQL Azure, Azure solutions and alternative Cloud based architecture
  • Disaster Recovery planning, techniques and High Availability - AoAG
  • Senior experience working with Microsoft SQL Cloud based skills and development practices and associated technologies
  • Have at least 5 years DBA experience working in a professional environment

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