Senior SQL DBA - Stoke - £50k

30 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

SQL DBA - Stoke on Trent - Up to £50,000 + comprehensive benefits

My client has an urgent requirement for a DBA based in Stoke. They are looking for a DBA to work closely with the wider I.T team, in particular, Tech Ops, take responsibility for exciting migration project from 2008r2 to 2016, including Azure as well as show a proactive approach to service improvement

Responsibilities will include:

* Ensuring all database servers are backed up in line with the firm's business recovery point objectives (RPO)
* Testing backups
* Troubleshooting SQL Server service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends
* Configuring SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms
* Working with cloud technologies (Azure/AWS)
* Installing and configure new SQL Servers
* Deploying database change scripts provided by third party vendors
* You will also be required to take responsibility to enforce Database Security

Required Experience:
* SQL Server 2005/2008 (R2)/2012 Administration
* Planning, installation and configuration
* Capacity planning and partitioning
* Performance monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting
* Creation and maintenance of ETL processes using SSIS
* T-SQL including stored procedures, functions and query optimisation
* Familiarity with SSRS and Report Server configuration

Other key skills:

* Implementation and maintenance of SSAS cubes
* SSIS would be advantageous
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills
* Experience of TFS/Visual Studio Source Control
* Experience of SQL Profiler and SQL Trace ideal

If you want the chance to work with the latest technologies and have the chance to work as a DBA in a fantastic organisation, please email the latest copy of your CV or call .

SQL DBA - Stoke - up to £50,000 p.a + extensive benefits