Production DBA - Stoke (£40,000-£55,000)

Insight IT Recruitment
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Production DBA - Stoke (£40,000-£55,000)

I'm recruiting for a Production DBA/ Database Administrator to join one of our clients in Stoke-on-Trent. I have detailed the role below, please send across an updated CV for consideration if you are interested.

This is a permanent role, paying £40,000 - £55,000 for the right candidate.

Ideally, candidates will have 5 years' experience working with SQL Server and will hold a SQL Microsoft Certification (not essential). The role will encompass elements of DBA /SQL Development (80 / 20 split in favour of DBA), developing new and existing database related functions.

Key Responsibilities

- Monitor SQL Servers and troubleshoot issues as they arise to keep the production SQL servers running smoothly
- Performance tuning and optimisation
- Develop, Maintain, Support any new SQL Functions that are needed
- Maintain existing SQL Environments - Dev, Test, Stage, UAT, and Production
- Perform Backups / Restores as required
- Provide day to day support to the wider IT Department regarding SQL Related queries
- Manage SQL Server and Database Security

Technical Key Skills

- SQL Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2014 / 2016
- MUST have Complex T-SQL - must be fully proficient
- Experience of dealing with large databases
- SSRS/SSIS/SSAS would be nice but not essential
- Indexes, Statistics, Execution Plans, Plan Guides
- SQL Agent Jobs
- Replication / Log Shipping / Clustering
- Availability Groups

Candidates are able to start this role ASAP, I'm currently in the process of arranging interviews.