SQL Server DBA/SQL DBA - Leeds

The Bridge Ltd
46000.00 GBP Annual
18 Jun 2017
20 Jun 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

SQL Server DBA
Location: European HQ, Leeds

SQL Server DBA required on behalf of a market leading company to work within our global IT Function. This role sits within a team of DBAs who support multiple (400+) instances of SQL server globally. This role is directly responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of systems globally.


  • Installation, configuration, maintenance and operational support of multiple SQL server instances globally ensuring suitable monitoring is in place
  • Ensure SLA's & operational KPI's are met, working as necessary with internal and external support functions when major incidents occur
  • Ensure database backups are appropriately executed and periodic restorations are exercised to ensure backup quality
  • Maintain and exercise Disaster Recovery procedures for production databases supported
  • Ensure high quality documentation and processes are in place and aligned with the global team
  • Be a member of an On Call rotation to ensure SQL database support is available.
  • Provide timely, quality estimates for any project work

Knowledge, Skills And Experience - Essential

  • Strong practical experience of MS SQL server in a production, clustered environment.
  • Good working knowledge of the Windows server operating system and associated hardware.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and manage time effectively


  • Knowledge of storage systems and concepts
  • Knowledge of VMware
  • Working knowledge of Quest Spotlight and Litespeed software

Our client has had a fantastic year and is continuing on a path of grown and transformation. From a systems point of view, it is a great time to join as the company evolves.

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