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Associate Database Administrator

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: James Giblin

Associate Database Administrator

IT

Permanent

Associate Database Administrator needed for a leading Defence organisation based in Farnborough who are looking to employ an experienced Associate Database Administrator with an in-depth SQL experience

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Associate Database Administrator will include:

  • Perform ongoing checks of the database estate utilising available monitoring tools in order to highlight and remedy any business or user impacting issues
  • Ensure all databases are backed up to meet an agreed recovery point objective and sufficiently tested to meet an agreed recovery time objective
  • Ensure the day to day operation, performance and integrity of the SQL Server database estate remains within agreed standards
  • Resolve user issues in a timely and professional manner within the ITSM system
  • Troubleshoot service outages if they occur and escalate issues to senior team members where necessary to avoid recurrence
  • Deploy database change scripts as provided by third party vendors and in-house developers under an agreed change management process
  • Producing and maintaining operational documentation and ensure adherence to relevant internal and industry standards
  • Ensuring the SQL Server estate is patched to an agreed level in order to minimise operational risk
  • Manage the installation, configuration and optimisation of new installations of SQL Server within the companies SQL estate

What you need to be the successful Associate Database Administrator

:

In order to be the successful Associate Database Administrator and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

Essential Knowledge:

  • Microsoft SQL Server (Any version)
  • Desirable Knowledge
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Clustering & High Availability and Disaster Recovery concepts
  • Redgate SQL Monitor
  • Other relational and non-relational database management systems

Key Capabilities:

  • Professional in dress, manner and communication
  • Flexible approach to working outside core hours in order to deal with operations requirements or to meet project deadlines (including evenings and weekends)
  • Able to prioritise tasks effectively and escalate where necessary
  • Work to SLA / OLA's
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn through self-taught and course driven avenues

Experience & Qualifications:

  • MTA: Database Qualification or equivalent experience
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and analyse technical problems
  • SC clearance to be held and maintained

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Associate Database Administrator to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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