SQL Server DBA/SQL DBA - Leeds

Recruiter
The Bridge Ltd
Location
Leeds
Salary
46000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
20 Jun 2017
Category
IT, Internet
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Responsibilites

  • 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

Desirable

  • 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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