Location: Sutton, Surrey Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Simon Kiely

Suton, Surrey

SQL DBA is required our client based in Sutton who are looking to employ an experienced SQL DBA with an in-depth knowledge of administration & configuration of MS SQL Server 2008 - 2016, SSRS, SSIS, Datawarehousing & Power BI

The successful SQL DBA will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

* Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
* 20 day's holiday
* Pension Plan
* Career Progression
* Child care vouchers
* Cycle scheme

Some of the main duties of the SQL DBA will include:

* Helping to install and configure new Microsoft servers ready for SQL Server setup
* Installing and upgrading MSSQL database and working on remote hosted and cloud-based SQL services e.g. Azure
* Creation of test, training, production and development databases
* Setting up and managing user accounts and ensuring correct privileges and security
* Monitoring performance and tuning the database for efficiency
* Undertaking database upgrades
* Backup, cloning and recovery
* Implementing security changes and patches
* Configuring interfaces to other applications and setting up database links
* Compiling and maintaining full technical documentation
* Upgrading existing database applications and core MSSQL server software on database servers, middle tier application servers and client machines
* Database organisation
* Monitoring and controlling storage space usage
* Installation and testing of application software hotfixes and upgrades
* Managing batch jobs
* System administration of Windows servers hosting SQL Server

What you need to be the successful SQL DBA:

* Administration/configuration of Microsoft server enabling optimum operation of MSSQL
* MSSQL Intermediate to Advanced DBA (Minimum 4 years) - MS SQL Server 2008 -2016
* Intermediate skills in writing SQL scripts
* Expertise in Database Administration on Production Servers with server configuration, monitoring, performance tuning and maintenance.
* Tenacious troubleshooting skills
* Configuration, support, setup and migration of Cloud database services including MS Azure and standard hosted SQL services
* Remote connectivity to databases and performance tuning of remote services
* Proficiency in SQL Server Replication especially regarding scalability concerns, Backup/Recovery, Disaster recovery and planning.
* Good knowledge of SSIS
* Ability to write complex SSRS reports
* Knowledge of SSAS desirable but not essential
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a SQL DBA 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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