Senior SQL Server Database Administrator/DBA - Macclesfield, Cheshire

Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
35,000 to 50,000
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator/DBA - Macclesfield, Cheshire

Start Date - ASAP

Due to continued expansion we are looking to hire a highly skilled Senior SQL Server DBA to join our growing dept. The role will offer excellent technical challenges and career growth.

The Role:
The SQL DBA position will be responsible for maintaining the company’s database systems (MS SQL Server) including back-up, performance tuning, capacity planning, monitoring critical events and documentation. The SQL DBA will demonstrate a strong desire to learn new technology and concepts and proactively seek opportunities to add value, improve efficiency and increase productivity. You will work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment where you will be challenged and empowered to provide quality support and database solutions.

Skills and Knowledge:
  • SQL Server 2005/2008R2/2014
  • Expert knowledge of the MSSQL technology stack from an end to end perspective
  • Excellent knowledge of MSSQL concepts, architecture, engineering and implementation
  • T-SQL, indexing, stored procedures etc.
  • Performance tuning and optimisation
  • SSIS/ETL Development
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills
  • High Availability i.e. clustering and Replication techniques
  • Triggers, schema bound views and Service broker
  • XML, Bitwise operations and Full Text Search
  • Performing backups, restores and recovery
Desirable(skills/knowledge you will develop):
  • SQL BI/MI reporting SSRS, SSAS
  • .Net environment
  • MySQL databases
  • SQL servers hosted in Microsoft Cloud or AWS
  • servers to migrate from on-premises to MS Cloud
Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining SQL estate comprising of SQL2005/SQL2008R2/SQL2014 environments, hosted on site, with third parties and in Azure/AWS
  • To establish backup and recovery procedures and focus on disaster recovery and business continuity
  • Focus on day to day troubleshooting
  • Design and develop high-volume, high-performance, high-availability, service-oriented applications using proven frameworks and technologies
  • Acts as technical role model and mentor for MSSQL Operations
  • Trains, consults and directs team members
  • Monitors and improves quality of service request fulfilment
  • Works together with wider support team to ensure stability, availability and performance of MSSQL platform
  • Supporting database environments with MySQL and PHP
  • Migrating on-premises sql servers to Microsoft Cloud

Urgent role - please apply now!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.
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