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Date Added: Tue 24/01/2023

Database Administrator (SQL Server) - Partially Remote

Swansea, SA1 4, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Database Administrator (SQL Server)

The Database administrators sit within the Technology Services Department and provide database support across the Business's estate delivering an efficient and reliable environment. Developing, implementing, maintaining and supporting database systems.

Reporting to the Head of IT Delivery your main responsibilities in the role will be:

  • Ensuring all database Servers are backed up in a way that meets the business's Recovery Point Objectives (RPO)
  • Testing backups to ensure the department can meet the business' Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)
  • Troubleshooting SQL Server service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends
  • Configuring SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms
  • Actively monitoring the SQL environment
  • Automating routine/non-routine DBA tasks and contribute to driving efficiency gains within your area

What you'll get in return:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Annual holiday buy (up to 3 extra days)
  • Salary sacrifice benefits
  • Annual benefits reviews
  • Professional qualifications and study support

The successful candidate should have a good mix of the following:

  • Experience in database development and support in MS SQL Server environments
  • Strong experience in Database Administration in SQL Server (2008 - 2019)
  • MCDBA/MCT certification
  • Knowledge in a Scripting language like Powershell, VBScript, WSH
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc
  • Experience in Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Ability to detect and troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU,memory,I/O, disk space and other resource contention
  • Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, Clustering, Database mirroring, Replication
  • Experience performing DR tests

In return you will receive an extremely competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a great working environment although this role can be based partly from home.

Please apply either by using the link provided or by emailing your CV direct to me. Alternatively, you can call for more information on the number shown below.

Easton Haines Consultancy is a specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. No terminology in the advertisement is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies, we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary or contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment business.

Please note that, unfortunately, due to the high level of applications, we are only able to respond to those candidates whose CVs match the job requirements.

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