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Senior SQL DBA / Databse Administrator


Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum excellent benefits

Salary per: Zero

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 13-12-2017

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Colchester, England, Essex

Senior SQL DBA / Databse Administrator

Based in Colchester, our leading financial services client are looking to add to their DBA team by enlisting the help of an experienced SQL DBA / Database administrator. Working in a straight talking environment you will given responsibility to provide 3 rd Line Support for the clients database environment in accordance with agreed service levels, standards and processes.

Key responsibilities

* Proactively manage and monitor clients database environment to minimise business disruption and identify and drive initiatives to improve the quality and effectiveness of the IT services
* Work closely with infrastructure personnel, providing technical input to application design of client solutions for business and infrastructure projects
* Assist in the evaluation, planning and delivery of the migration and upgrade of existing database applications
* Participate in knowledge transfer with other staff within IT and beyond to improve the effectiveness of IT Services

Technical Skills and Experience

* Strong design, implementation and administration knowledge of MSSQL Server from 2008R2 onwards
* Proven design, implementation and administration knowledge of at least one Highly Available (HA) solution and theoretical knowledge of other HA solutions
* Good administration, design and implementation knowledge of SSIS, SSAS and SSRS
* Strong trouble shooting, performance tuning, T-SQL and Powershell/scripting experience
* Experience of working in large environments supporting applications through various stages of the product development life cycle
* Experience of operating at a project technical lead level, helping to co-ordinate other technical resources assigned to a project
* Experience of database migrations and implementations in the Cloud, including NoSQL technologies (desirable)
* Good general infrastructure support knowledge and know how (desirable)
* Cloud BI exposure for example Azure Data Factory, HDInsight, Data Lakes and Data virtualisation (desirable)

Senior SQL DBA / Databse Administrator

Due to the volume of applications received for positions it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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