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SQL Database Administrator

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  • Sector:

    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services

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  • Job functions:

    IT Support, IT Manager, IT Services

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Taslima Banglawala

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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SQL Database Administrator - West Midlands - Hybrid - £40k - £50k

This role presents an exciting opportunity for a Database Administrator to be responsible for the management and administration of the company's applications which have databases associated to them, specifically related to Oracle and MS SQL Server. The role will oversee the day to day running of the application and database tasks such as housekeeping, administration, maintenance, and security.

Experience and Knowledge

  • Manage, support and administer the company's core application and database systems in compliance with SLAs
  • Assist projects with system and database design, implementation, support and understanding requirements set out by the Project Manager
  • Manage, plan, and implement monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual processes (e.g., Vulnerability Mgt, Database Audit processes, Capacity planning, License reconciliations, Database patching, Software releases and Roadmaps)
  • Assist in recovering core company's database and related systems during Disaster Recovery Tests and ensuring the company can continue in business in the event of a disaster itself
  • Working knowledge and experience of Oracle 12c & 19c version relational databases
  • Working knowledge and experience of MS SQL Server 2014 through to 2019 databases.
  • Working knowledge of core operating systems (Microsoft Windows server 2016 onwards and Red Hat Linux)
  • In-depth understanding of Oracle database related tools and techniques (OEM/Grid Control, Toad, Putty, ASM, SQL Developer, ODBC, etc. etc.)
  • In-depth understanding of MS SQL Server database related tools and techniques (SSMS, SQL Server Config Mgr / Profiler / Activity Monitor / Database ETA, etc. etc.)
  • In-depth understanding of database high availability concepts for both Oracle and MS SQL Server systems (e.g. RAC, ASM, ADG, AlwaysOn High Availability, Clustering, Mirroring, Replication, Log Shipping, etc. etc.)
  • Working knowledge of T-SQL and PL/SQL
  • Working knowledge of 24-by-7 operational practices and their associated applications
  • In depth knowledge of security and administration of Oracle & MS SQL Server