Senior SQL DBA / Database Administrator - Stoke - 50K

Recruiter
Circle Recruitment
Location
Hilderstone
Salary
£40,000 per annum
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
14 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior SQL DBA / Database Administrator - Stoke - 50K

My client is currently seeking a Senior SQL DBA with proficient experience with SQL migration and dealing with large databases. Experience with managing SQL Servers and database security is also essential for this leading company based in Stoke. This has the opportunity to work in the latest SQL Server 2016 environment

You will be maintaining SQL environments such as development and tests as well as providing daily support for the SQL estate. Monitor SQL servers and resolve any issues that may arise to keep things running smoothly.

Essential Skills Required:

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2014 / 2016
  • Experience of SQL Migration
  • T-SQL experience
  • Experience of dealing with large SQL databases

Desirable Skills

  • SSRS/SSIS/SSAS
  • Indexes, Statistics, Execution Plans, Plan Guides
  • Replication / Log Shipping / Clustering / Mirroring

The Role:

This is a great opportunity for an experienced SQL DBA to have the chance to be part of an outstanding team filled with some of the most influential individuals in the industry.

My client is looking for a Hands on, SQL DBA who is ready to jump into a fast-paced environment and gain exposure to the latest tools. With major growth plans for the future and for the team, you will have the opportunity to implement your own knowledge and influence the team's success, whilst also sharing your own ideas.

  • Responsible for providing technical support for the database environment including overseeing the development and organisation of the databases.
  • Participate and contribute to SQL related application and infrastructure design and implementation.
  • The DBA is challenged to work with architecture, application development and operations to help achieve a state-of-the-art environment that meets current and future business objectives.
  • Responsible for ongoing performance and tuning of databases.
  • Actively checking for fragmentation, out of date statistics, correct use of indexes and optimise where necessary using SQL performance diagnostics and tools.
  • Identify any long running transactions, any database locking or blocking and work to alleviate these bottlenecks to ensure smooth database running.

My Client is looking for a service desk team leader and is willing to invest in a starting salary up to £50k + Benefits into you.

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The role is based in Stoke and is easily commutable from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stafford or surrounding areas.

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