SQL Server DBA


Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Business Intelligence


£91 - £92 per annum

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Shaleem Nazish

SQL Server DBA

My client is seeking motivated individuals with a drive to ultimately have a lasting impact on peoples' lives to join their Sheffield-based team to help grow the business.

The role

You will be part of a dynamic team delivering technical services from project-based and support point of view. Your prime focus will be to complete database and application server work in accordance with agreed priorities and customer SLA's. You will be an experienced DBA with experience in administering enterprise systems and a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Operating systems.

Essential experience

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good time management and administrative skills
  • Experience SQL Server Database (2008 onwards) installation, administration, and performance tuning
  • Experience with database backups, restores and DR
  • Database server performance monitoring and analysis
  • Remote and very occasional on-site support
  • Updating internal documentation
  • Owning, tracking and resolving incidents and service requests
  • Reviewing service related reports (database backups, maintenance, monitoring) on a rota basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved within established SLA's
  • Responding to database related issues/escalations and working with development teams to identify solutions to recurring problems
  • University degree or equivalent experience

Nice to haves

  • Oracle Application Server (OAS 10.1.3), WebLogic 11g, 12C and Apache
  • Cross platform admin skills including scripting (Linux - desirable but not essential)

Salary + Benefits

£36,000 - £40,000 + lots of excellent benefits

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