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Database Administrator

Posted on May 21, 2020 by CV-Library

London, City and County of the City of London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£55k - £75k Annual
Full-Time


Database Administrator - London, - £55K - £75K + Package The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance and performance of the SQL Servers. This is a hands-on role requiring proven technical skills, as well as excellent communication and documentation skills. In addition to the role foundations above there will be strong collaboration with the in-house development team to advise on best practice, but also involvement in providing knowledge and support to our SQL orientated infrastructure. This is a new position within the organisation and a key role to help evolve not only the platforms future data development strategy but in spirit of our company ethos an environment. Role of the Database Administrator • Establish full understanding of the current SQL Server application and use thereof by internal users and external customers through the various platform interfaces and back end processes • Work along-side the in-house development team to understand active and future development needs involving database operations • Implement metrics to actively monitor key components of the databases and appropriate sensors and alarms to pro-actively manage them • Train other members of the Operations team to support you and the best practices you implement when taking ownership of this area • Perform Windows Server Administrator operational duties as required to support the running of the databases • Innovate and experiment with new technologies to maximise the opportunities we can take with our database and platform and be mindful of what could make it better tomorrow • Support the database backups, high availability, disaster recovery processes and update existing documentation to reflect current and future changes to operating procedures • Responds to incidents to avoid system outages or restore availability to meet service level objectives • Perform problem determination, problem resolution, and root cause analysis. • Perform patching ensuring minimal downtime and leveraging HA services where currently available • Provide your experience in support to user raised tickets relating to SQL Principal Job Requirements: Minimum of 3 years' experience performing SQL Server administration duties • Specific involvement with: o Windows Server Operating Systems - 2012 and above o SQL Server - Installation and Configuration o SQL Server - High availability technologies (Always On) o SQL Server - Backup and Restoration o Database Disaster recovery o Database Performance Tuning o T-SQL optimization o Reporting writing and Ad-hoc data manipulation o Experience working with Virtualisation technology (Hyper-V / VMWare) • Leadership and collaboration skills • Ability to articulate complex problems in simple terms • Ability to train and teach others verbally and through documentation of procedures • Hours 40 hours per week with on-call responsibilities and occasional work outside of normal working hours in support of IT infrastructure changes and platform development



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