SQL DBA (2014/2016, DevOps environment)

Computer People
United Kingdom
45000.00 GBP Annual
18 May 2017
22 May 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for SQL Server Database administrators/DBAs to join a fast growing software company as SQL DBA, based in Swansea. This award winning technology company developers tailored SaaS products for some of the biggest names in the financial services industry, as well as global organisations from a range of other industries both in the UK and overseas.

As DBA you will be responsible for;

  • Supporting deployment and maintenance of a High Availability SQL Server Cluster, including load testing, failover testing, acceptance testing and tuning.
  • Monitoring and training the internal Infrastructure team up to a higher operational level on SQL Server 2014/2016
  • Defining and implementing monitoring metrics

This company has quadrupled in size in the past 18 months to over 120+ employees and are continuing to grow at a rapid rate. Due to their continued success their DevOps team requires a permanent dedicated database administrator to maintain and continuously enhance their 2014/2016 platforms.

Along with flexible working hours, the role will offer a lot of variety and opportunity for skills development plus a fantastic career path. The company looks for high energy and self-motivated team players, and is particularly keen to view profiles of DBAs that have shown growth in their previous companies.

Required experience

  • Experience working as a SQL Server DBA in an enterprise-level production environment.
  • Experience in full SDLC (Waterfall/Lean/Scrum/Agile methodologies) environments
  • Experience in working in small companies and start-ups with fast moving scope
  • Experience setting up and administering SQL Server Clusters
  • Automation techniques - Scripting of all configuration operations including installation
  • Performance tuning
  • Transparent Database Encryption (TDE)
  • Backup strategies
  • SaltStack


  • DevOps team experience, PowerShell, Paessler PRTG, Python, Sound Networking fundamentals, Linux System Administration

Basic salary up to GBP45,000 plus company benefits and flexible working.

To register your interest please apply online.

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