Database Administrator

Posted 10 July by Ruleguard
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Database Administrator

Salary: £50,000

We are looking for a Database Administrator to support our growing business. You’ll be joining a team of technical experts with a proven history of smart, innovative software. Based in Central London, we offer a competitive salary, great atmosphere and lovely people.You will join us on a full time, permanent basis, based in London / Hybrid working ( up to 4 remote days per week). 

About us

Ruleguard is a SaaS application company serving the financial sector compliance market. As a leading firm within the innovative "RegTech" sector we delight in creating cutting edge business software to make it as easy as possible for banks, brokers, and investment firms to comply with regulation.

We run a highly efficient Agile development team who use Slack, Zoom, Email and a range of cloud tools to manage our application lifecycle. We provide a flexible working environment to enable our people to enjoy the best of their home, family, and social life alongside the work they love.

We’ve established ourselves as a leader in the ‘RegTech’ sector with our product ‘Ruleguard’ and we’re now looking for an accomplished database administrator to help scale-up our company.

Benefits we offer our Database Administrator: 

  • 25 days of annual leave increasing by 1 day each year up to 30 days.
  • Employer pension scheme
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Gym/fitness benefits
  • Flexible working
  • Home workspace equipment allowance
  • Wellbeing and social events.

The Database Administrator Role:

As our Database Administrator, you will beresponsible for managing, optimising, and securing our critical databases in both onpremises & Microsoft Azure cloud environments. You will play a key role in ensuring the performance, scalability, and availability of our databases so that our clients’ experience of the Ruleguard platform is delightful at all times.


  • Love a challenge and strive to deliver excellent solutions
  • Have an analytical mind set with a self-starter attitude
  • Are capable of handling pressurised situations and able to effectively multitask in BAU
  • Thrive in an agile team

Must-Have Skills:

We are looking for the following skills:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience working with Azure SQL.
  • Provision, configure, and manage Azure SQL (managed instances and databases).
  • Implement and maintain high availability and disaster recovery solutions for Azure SQL
  • databases.
  • Knowledge of backup and recovery processes, including point-in-time recovery.
  • Monitor and optimize database performance using Azure monitoring tools.
  • Proficiency in T-SQL programming and stored procedures.
  • Ability to create advanced reports using Power BI.
  • Experience with data lakes and warehousing.
  • Automation of routine database administration tasks using Azure Automation and/or PowerShell
  • Secure databases by implementing appropriate access controls, encryption, and auditing practices

Preferred Skills:

Bonus points for experience with the following:

  • Azure Data Factory ETL processing
  • SQL Server Analysis services (Cubes)
  • Cosmos database
  • SaaS products.

Important Note: 

  • This job posting is available to UK residents only
  • VISA Sponsorship is available for the right candidate, living and working in the UK

If you are looking for a new challenge, please click apply now to be considered as our Database Administrator – we’d love to hear from you!

Reference: 53059433

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