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    Farnborough, Hampshire

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    Ross Macdonald

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    11 months ago

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SQL DBA is required by prestigious organisation in their state-of-the-art Farnborough offices.

As the SQL DBA, you will be joining the established Application and Database team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day operation, performance and integrity of the SQL Server database estate. As part of the role you will be supported in the development of your working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, its associated technologies and any other database systems that are required by the business.

You will be passionate about data, be knowledgeable in emerging technologies, which will allow you to play a part in moving the business forward.

What's in it for the SQL DBA?

  • An excellent Salary
  • You will gain exposure to Azure
  • Working for a company with an excellent reputation
  • Excellent benefits package including contributory pension, Life Cover, income protection and much more
  • Working in a company who invest in their team (including certifications & subscriptions)
  • Excellent Career Development opportunities
  • You will be working within industry leading teams and people

Essential Skills for the SQL DBA:

  • Hold or be eligible for SC clearance
  • Strong knowledge of SQL Server (3+ years)
  • Experience in T-SQL
  • Commercial experience of SQL Server 2008R2 or above
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and analyse technical problems
  • Positive can do attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous experience of working in an Agile environment

Desirable Skills for the SQL DBA:

  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Clustering & High Availability and Disaster Recovery concepts
  • Redgate SQL Monitor
  • Have other relational and non-relational database management systems Defence industry experience

If you have the essential skills, keen to work as a SQL DBA and wanting to work for a company who invest in their technology and staff, then please apply via the link.