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SQL Database Administrator

With 400+ outlets across 7 countries, a SQL Database Adminstrator is required to join a fast-growth team at a time where IT is undergoing huge transformation.

Location: Bracknell

Salary: Competitive salary

Your role as SQL Database Administrator...

  • Create SQL queries and reports to meet business requests and requirements
  • Maintain tools for remote management and alert monitoring
  • Maintain Disaster Recovery plans in relation to SQL and testing at the DR Site.
  • Document and demonstrate that SQL backups take place and the systems are recoverable.
  • Manage, maintain and monitor all database infrastructure components including networking, storage, server & compute virtualisation,
  • Monitor and maintain databases to the latest patch and Service Pack levels in line with Microsoft Best Practices and Product Support Lifecycles.
  • Plan and Implement new databases introduced within agreed timelines as per business requests and requirements
  • Monitor systems and identify performance issues proactively
  • Pro-actively maintain the SQL Production Job Schedule. Including updates to Job Schedule Documentation
  • Provide technical database expertise and/or solution delivery support for maintaining performance and reliability of database solutions
  • Improve system reliability and administrative efficiencies by implementing automation and scripted solutions

In order to be succesful as SQL Database Administrator you will...

  • Excellent knowledge of SQL Server (versions 2008, 2012 onwards)
  • Excellent knowledge and demonsterable skills at supporting and monitoring the SQL Server environment, including those in the Store network
  • System Management skills for OS updates and recommend configuration modification(s)
  • Windows Server Operating Systems (2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016)
  • Experience of Microsoft SharePoint 2013
  • Good working knowledge of PowerShell scripting and/or VBScipt

Sound interesting? Please do apply directly or get in touch with lewis.vyse@lafosse.com for further detail