SQL DBA / Database Administrator

Job Details

Birmingham, West Midlands Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Sector: Tech Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Robert Ally

SQL DBA / Database Administrator | SQL, SSIS, SSRS | Birmingham

SRGEurope are currently recruiting for a national brand to find a SQL DBA who will be part of a major system upgrade and carry out maintenance & support of multiple enterprise, mission critical databases. As the SQL DBA, you will be working onsite to provide resolution of incidents & problems including root cause analysis. Recommending & performing change activities in relation to the databases & interfaced application configurations and performing scheduled database project defined activities.

SQL DBA Responsibilities:

  • Be the main point of technical liaison between the Customer's and internal IT teams
  • Provide reactive support, to tight response and resolution deadlines, in the event of an unplanned interruption to the customer's provided services where an application has a dependency on a database.
  • Lead the resolution of incidents raised as part of the resolver group and problem resolution where problem is directly related to database behaviour.
  • Provide task management and mentoring to a small team of offshore DBAs
  • Provide daily database administration activities including, but not limited to:
    • Housekeeping including the creation, implementation and maintaining of maintenance plans that are attributed to the efficient running of a Database and any associated Application with a dependency on the Database.
    • Monitoring and Alerting of Microsoft SQL databases using the provided tools (SolarWinds & AppDynamics), review, create, implement, and maintain monitoring parameters leading to proactive database monitoring and importantly issue prevention.

  • Provide out of hours support as a member of an on-call rota for P1 incidents.

SQL DBA Requirements:

You must be able to go to the central Birmingham office (Post pandemic)

  • MCDBA (Microsoft Certified DBA).
  • Experienced with all editions of MS SQL Server from 2000 through to 2019.
  • Database upgrades and migrations from SQLServer 2000 onwards.
  • SQL Server Database 2019 installation & management.
  • Significant commercial experience as a production DBA covering Microsoft SQL Server 2019.
  • Configuration of SQL Server in a HA environment including Windows Server Failover Clusters (WSFC), Log shipping and Always-On High Availability (Availability Groups).
  • SSIS, SSRS, ETL in SQL Server experience.
  • SQL Server Security and DR solutions.
  • SQL Server backup, recovery, and performance tuning.
  • Full project lifecycle as a project/development DBA through to Production.
  • Knowledge of latest features of SQL Server and their benefits.
  • Proficient in assessing and performance tuning T-SQL queries and stored procedures.
  • Performance troubleshooting business critical databases.
  • Experience of working in an ITIL environment, ideally possesses an ITIL Foundation qualification.
  • Experience and working knowledge of other RDBMS systems, especially Oracle.
  • Team management experience.
  • Comfortable communicating with top tier management and stake holders at director level.

To Apply

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SQL DBA | Database Administrator | Birmingham | SQL | SSIS | SSRS