SQL Database Administrator

Devonshire Hayes

Posted on Nov 24, 2022 by Devonshire Hayes

Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£60k - £60k Annual
Full-Time

Leading Wealth Management Client are looking for a SQL Database Administrator.

This is a hybrid Permanent Position with a salary of £60k plus discretionary bonus scheme and benefits package.

The role can be based 2-3 days a week in the Liverpool, Bracknell or Glasgow office.

In this role you will work closely with the technical support and engineering teams to improve offerings to their clients from a scalability and speed to market perspective. The team is comprised of On-Premises and Cloud Infrastructure Engineers who drive solutions for design, build and operational aspects of our infrastructure.

You will be responsible for all the operational aspects of cloud-native and hybrid data platform solutions built with Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure Data Services.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide technical MS SQL expertise to support the objectives of customer solutions.
  • Performance and tuning of our production SQL environment hosted both on-premises and in Azure.
  • Ensure the Azure SQL environment is monitored, identify changes required to optimise, whilst working with development teams to engineer out reoccurring problems.
  • Assist in complex conversion and installation of customer data, ensuring data integrity and optimal performance.
  • Provide support for all SQL Database issues from support and other departments where required to resolve issues.
  • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members. Ensuring knowledge is kept up to date and in an available format.
  • Work towards a centre of excellence for both day-to-day performance and incident fixes.

To be successful in this role, you should:

  • Show proven expertise in installing, configuring, and supporting Microsoft SQL Server (versions 2008 R2 and above).
  • Experience of working within a hybrid enterprise Azure SQL environment.
  • Proven ability to write clear documentation and articles for end-user and technical-user use.
  • Ability to work with a diverse user base and external third parties.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an Agile team providing timely, high-quality user-focused services.
  • Experience in continuous improvement and continuous delivery on database projects.
  • Experience in providing high-level technical support both operationally and to end users.
  • Implementation, management, configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems, ensuring the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications.
  • Good hands-on experience of TSQL and PowerShell.
  • Solid experience of MS SQL SSIS, SSRS.
  • Setup maintenance tasks including database integrity along with database index optimisation to ensure excellent performance.
  • SQL Backup, Index Optimization, Database Integrity, and other maintenance skills including SQL server patching across all SQL Servers. Exposure to Commvault.
  • Support the business resolving logged support calls within agreed SLAs, acting as an escalation point for issues that require a greater in-depth knowledge to resolve them.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities outside of standard business hours.
  • Ability to provide 24/7 on-call cover support on a rota basis.

Reference: 1802750115

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