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SQL Server DBA

  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Maidenhead
  • Posted: 31/07/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 216102611

Job Details

SQL Server DBA

Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire

Job Responsibilities:

• Installation, Administration and Maintenance of SQL Server 2008/2012 instances

• Troubleshoot various day-to-day problems that arise and fix issues

• Monitoring Server Error Logs and check email alert or configure email alerts

• Create and manage database users and permissions (internal or via active directory roles)

• Design or Enhance database Backup, Recovery Strategy, and Monitor their activities

• Ability to setup and monitor various database high availability solutions, such as mirroring and Availability Group clusters

• Develop, implement, and monitor performance tuning tasks (understand PowerShell)

• Documenting changes and follow change control

• Provide 24x7 on-call support for the production environments and support development activities.

• Clone/Restore Development, Test, and Staging environments from Production instances

• Execute schema and code promotions Dev ->Test ->QA ->Prod

• Keep databases in synch using (replication , mirroring, backup/restore , log shipping)

• Extensive T-SQL knowledge

• Work with application engineering teams in order to enforce standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures as it pertains to accessing customer facing database environments

• Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently within and between teams

• Experience with working in remote teams

• Strong problem solving skills


• 5+ years experience administering Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012

• Solarwinds Data Performance Analyzer (DPA) monitoring tool (formerly Confio Ignite) a plus

• Informix and UNIX experience a plus.

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