SQL Server DBA SQL Database Administrator

London
£45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
30 Oct 2013
27 Nov 2013
SQLDBALDNIB2323153
Andrew Ross
IT
Permanent
Full Time

SQL Server DBA SQL Database Administrator

Location: London

Salary: to £47k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Company:

A marketing leading software product and solutions provider to the financial services sector has a fantastic opportunity for a SQL Server DBA to join their London team. It is a rare opportunity to get into an investment banking environment where no prior financial services experiences is required.

The role:


The Database Administrator will be involved in utilizing highly advanced technical capabilities in conjunction with excellent communication/networking skills to assist with the design and implementation of effective solutions and support a demanding client-base. It also includes coordinating and participating in the product release effort and weekend on-call rotation.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Strong DBA (MS SQL)
  • Strong knowledge of T-SQL
  • Solid experience with performance tuning
  • Full understanding of product release life cycle
  • Strong knowledge of database disaster recovery procedures
  • Experience with high-availability solutions
  • An understanding of how businesses operate and make decisions
  • Excellent standard of spoken and written English

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering
  • MCITP Certification
  • Sybase Certification
  • Development experience a distinct advantage
  • Working with a large number of servers and databases in a global environment
  • Working knowledge of SSIS, SSAS and SSRS
  • Sybase and ASE experience

Duties:

  • Provide incident and problem management for our internal and client-facing platforms
  • Performance-tune database server environments to ensure service delivery expectations
  • Ensure successful delivery of solution to technical and business expectations, including high availability, business continuity planning, efficient code usage, etc.
  • Manage Disaster Recovery Solutions globally
  • Manage global QA, UAT, and Production database environments (e.g. support, operation, maintenance, capacity planning, etc.)
  • Manage internal and external data feeds
  • Ensure successful deployment of installations/upgrades
  • Key liaison with development team for solution design

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If you think you've got what it takes to succeed in this phenomenal company, get in contact with Andy Ross at Salt either by email: andy.ross@welovesalt.com or by phone 0207 928 25 25.