SQL Server Database Administrator

Arrows Group Professional Ltd
£35000.00 - £40000.00 pa
13 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

SQL Server /Oracle Database Administrator

We are looking for an SQL Server Database Administrator to join our DBA team. You will need to demonstrate a broad knowledge of SQL Server databases administration. You will have 5+ years of experience in using these skills to provide appropriate support, advice and guidance to business users.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Effectively support all production systems 24/7 by responding to and resolving all logged tickets within the stipulated SLA time
  • Demonstrate sound technical skills in Database and all its related technologies by designing and implementing solutions
  • Understand the root cause of all the outages and take remediation steps to prevent the recurrence of the problem.
  • Provide guidance to the junior team members both in technical and functional areas
  • Proactively seek areas of improvement both in technical and process areas and take steps to implement them - setting standards and documenting standards.
  • Maintain positive relationships with the user community, peers and the management.

Skills and Experience:


  • Experience supporting SQL Server (2008-2016)
  • Experience of carrying out relevant DBA tasks - Installs, Stored procedures, backups, recoveries, monitoring systems, maintaining high availability, performance tuning, Migrations.
  • Experience of SQL Always On High Availability
  • T-SQL scripting
  • Familiar with Windows and Unix operating systems
  • Must support the 24/7 production on-call rota and be prepared to provide out of hours support as and when required


  • PowerShell Scripting
  • Experience supporting MySQL
  • Experience with BMC Remedy and ServiceNow

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