Senior Database Administrator

Senior Database Administrator – Harlow or Glenrothes – Up to £70k + on call + benefits

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Database Administrator to join the UK IT function at a market leader of innovative solutions for the defence industry.

This individual will be responsible for ensuring all database solutions are designed and maintained appropriately. The focus will be mainly SQL (95%) as they already have one Oracle DBA however, they will need to cover them when they are on leave.

This role is hugely important to the core database service layer and they are looking for a highly proactive individual who can provide expert knowledge and experience, manage complexity and ensure effective day to day service delivery. This person will need to be able to hit the ground running and have experience managing a variety of databases.

Essential background/skills:

* Considerable and detailed experience managing SQL databases – any Oracle experience is a bonus
* Experience of designing and supporting enterprise systems that leverage SQL (All prevailing versions) and SQL application performance tuning and troubleshooting
* Experience of implementing high availability solutions like Clustering, Mirroring etc and SQL extended event
* Experience of troubleshooting complex SQL and Oracle issues, debugging code, and resolving enterprise level issues for backbone data storage solutions
* Experience developing, promoting and monitoring SQL standards for IT developments and initiatives
* Good working knowledge of Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Visual Studio 2015
* Experience of PowerShell Scripting
* Ideal to have experience of SharePoint, .NET, C#.Net, ASP.Net, JQuery, CSS, HTML, InfoPath forms and BI capabilities
* Experience of providing high demand/mission critical systems on a 25×7 basis
* Very good understanding of ITIL best practice, qualified to a minimum of ITIL Foundation

Please note: Due to the nature of the projects you will be working on, you must already hold or be eligible to obtain SC clearance level

Senior Database Administrator – Harlow or Glenrothes – Up to £70k + on call + benefits

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