Database Administrator, Production DBA, T-SQL, Gain Azure

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40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP50000/annum 10% Bonus + Great benefits
22 Oct 2019
19 Nov 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Database Administrator, Production DBA, T-SQL, Gain Azure

Stafford, Staffordshire - Commutable from Stoke, Wolverhampton, Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield, Ashbourne and Telford

GBP Competitive + 10% Bonus + Great benefits

Leading International Software Solutions Vendor (Work Flow and BI Systems) requires associate grade Database Admin (DBA) with solid MS T-SQL Skills to support worldwide customer managed Cloud based services (big cloud push to Azure under way).

The Role:

Taking ownership and become the subject matter expert for specific data technologies and solutions within managed services

Take ownership of agreed data service areas

Contribute ideas and effort towards assigned service improvement initiatives and related road map delivery projects

Ensure service availability SLA's are met through active management of risks, issues and supplier service management

Manage the process of on-boarding customers by clear communications of customer requirements, pre-sales and project start up

Support customers in resolving connection issues and any implementing SQL configuration

Ensure the maintenance and handover of customer environment details and supporting documentation

Provide support to customers for related projects, including user and security group setup and maintenance, static data maintenance and database backup and restore

Ensure customer environments are maintained in line with contractual agreements for product upgrades, maintenance releases and application hot-fixes

Ensure customer environment resources (disk, RAM, CPU etc) are appropriately and adequately specified

Agree and maintain under change control, reference and development environment specifications

Manage the resolution of any issues or vulnerabilities

Maintain reference environments with host suppliers for the purpose of disaster recovery, fail-over and penetration/vulnerability testing

Ensure up to date process and technical documentation is in place for the team

Required Skills and Experience:

Strong technical background in SQL Server 2008 and 2012 (Essential) 2014/16 (Desirable)

Strong understanding of T-SQL writing

Strong working knowledge of SQL server maintenance and troubleshooting fragmentation, maintenance plans, extended events/profiler

Working knowledge of SSRS

Working knowledge of sFTP programs such as FileZilla or winSCP

Working knowledge of WAN/LAN environment and terminology

The Person:

Good technical background, especially in Microsoft technologies

Must have excellent interpersonal/customer relation experience

Excellent communication skills with a keen sense of urgency and responsibility

Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision

Nice to have:

Exposure to a Cloud based Service Environment of interest, though these skills can be trained if needed

Knowledge of IT security requirements: ISO 27001/9001

The Rewards:

Real career development and progressive rewards on offer in an established global software company, plus:

25 days of holiday (plus bank holidays)

Progressive Pension scheme

Private medical insurance

Private dental insurance

Life insurance

Azure skills training

Please send CV now and call Tim Morris on (phone number removed) to find out more

Database Administrator, Production DBA, T-SQL, Gain Azure

Stafford, Staffordshire, Midlands