Leeds, Yorkshire, To £50k plus bonus plus benefits
Reference: RC6420



To £50k plus bonus plus benefits


SQL DBA is required by buoyant and ever expanding financial services organisation based in Worthing. This is an exciting opportunity and will see you be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications.

You will be responsible for the development and sustainment of all elements of SQL Server, ensuring its operational readiness (security, health and performance), executing data loads, and performing data modelling in support of multiple development teams. The databases maintained support an enterprise application suite of application and management tools. Must be capable of working independently and collaboratively.


Key Responsibilities:

Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
• Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
• Apply data modelling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations.
• Independently analyse, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
• Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes.
• Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
• Provide 24×7 support for critical production systems (upon request).
• Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
• Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.


Key Requirements:

• Substantial MS SQL Server Administration experience required.
• Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
• Experience with backups, restores and recovery models.
• Knowledge of Clustering, High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server.
• Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory.

For a full consultation on this role please email your CV to Rebecca at Arc IT.

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