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Database Administrator

Database Administrator - Coventry Permanent £40,000 - £45,000pa + benefits Are you an experienced Database Administrator with a passion for technology and enjoy working in a fast paced environment? If so, please get in touch.

Job Description

Database Administrator - Coventry
Permanent
£40,000 - £45,000pa + benefits

Are you an experienced Database Administrator with a passion for technology and enjoy working in a fast paced environment?
Would you like to be part of a growing team of like-minded professionals?

If so, please get in touch.

WHO ARE THEY?
A world-leading science and technology solutions leader, working to address some of the world's toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, security, civil, and healthcare sectors. The Company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
As a Database Administrator, you will be a key member of the DBA team; providing guidance and coaching for DBA resources, you will lead by example, supporting BAU activity and aid project teams in the delivery of database environments.

The successful applicant will:
* Implement and maintain smooth operation and physical design of large scale databases following best practice.
* Design and implement solutions to support availability Objectives.
* Design and implement backup and recovery solutions to support RPO and RTO Objectives.
* Have a good awareness of security and integrity controls, with the ability to harden environments to a desired standard.
* Planning and execution of data migration activity

WHO DO THEY NEED?
A dynamic individual with strong experience in MS SQL Server administration, with a passion for learning is required in Coventry. You will be self-motivated and able to multi-task in line with agile teams and customer SLA's. You must be comfortable speaking at a technical level to teams and have strong written and verbal communication skills.

You will have:
" Excellent knowledge on MS SQL Server 2012+ Administration
" Good Knowledge on SQL Server infrastructure design and implementation
" Good Experience with SQL Server database development and scripting
" Good knowledge and skills on Query performance tuning
" General knowledge of Windows Server environments

It would also be beneficial if you had:
" Knowledge of alternative platforms such as Oracle, MongoDB, NOSQL
" Experience with PowerShell Scripting
" Experience with SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups
" Experience with SQL Server Cloud Service such as Azure and AWS
" Knowledge of SQL Server BI such as SSIS, SSRS and SSAS
" Experience in Agile team development
" Experience with T-SQL
" Experience in Team Leadership

WHAT WILL THEY DO FOR YOU?
You will benefit from an exciting, challenging and inclusive place to work.
£40,000 - £45,000pa
Contributory Pension Scheme
Private Medical Insurance
Access to Flexible Benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)

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