Microsoft SQL Database Administrator (DBA)

Technology, Web & Software Engineering

The UKs leading Telematics company has an opportunity for an experienced SQL Database Administrator join their team.

In this position the DBA will be a key part in this forward-thinking company using their expertise to help the firm deliver leading edge web-based applications.

Core Duties

  • Database and query performance tuning and optimisation
  • Writing transact SQL stored procedures
  • Day to day support and administration of all areas of SQL and data warehousing environments
  • Data cleansing and data correction work, Performance tuning, capacity planning
  • Archiving, backup and restore best practices including security
  • Automation of regular reporting and maintenance tasks
  • Assisting developers, implementation and support staff with putting together complex database queries
  • Establishing and maintaining company standards and guidelines for SQL
  • Contributing to product improvements, ease of use, reliability and reducing support levels
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to deliver accurate quality work to agreed timescales, and manage and prioritise own
  • Flexibility with working hours and workload including being part of the on call rota

Essential Criteria:

  • Fluent in Powershell
  • MCSA or MCSE data platform qualification
  • A great understanding and experience in Microsoft SQL, ideally 2016 including installation, configuration, administration, Availability Groups and Clustering.
  • Some level of experience with SSRS, SSAS and SSIS
  • Working knowledge of 3rd party SQL Server tools, e.g. Redgate
  • Experience of monitoring tools (DPA, SolarWinds, SQL Monitor)

Desirable Criteria:

  • Database design
  • DACPAC Deployments
  • Experience of MS SQL 2008 & 2012
  • MongoDB administration experience
  • An understanding of ISO7001 / TickIT software configuration management

Job Facts

50,000 per annum
  • Excellent pension scheme with company 3% contribution
  • Health Insurance
  • 24 Days holiday
  • Fantastic working environment

Eastwood, Nottinghamshire
Chris Theaker