Adria Solutions are assisting a major client in the search for an enthusiastic and experience DBA with a strong desire for problem solving. The ideal candidate will have at least 2-3 years' experience as a Microsoft SQL DBA and an understanding of the level of security required associated with working within a financial technical company. There is a very mixed workload requirement of both BAU as well as Project work so the ideal candidate must be experienced in balancing the 2 very different types of work.
The activities and responsibilities listed below are designed to give a non-exhaustive view of the list activities and responsibilities the successful candidate will be responsible for: -
* Reviewing and reacting to service related reports and notifications both for SQL and for company specific systems (e.g. database backups, file monitoring, database maintenance/archiving,) to ensure issues are identified and resolved within agreed SLAs
* Taking ownership and resolving of database related incidents and requests
* Responding to database related escalations to the DBA team and working on producing solutions to reoccurring problems.
* Assisting other members of the Infrastructure team with the troubleshooting of database server performance and monitoring.
* Working on projects in conjunction with the development and test teams, including producing of new SQL objects, load/stress testing and the testing/rollout of new functionality.
* Producing and keeping up to date of numerous database documents including ERD's for all databases, record of all database jobs and their schedules, and the DBA policy which contains a record of all tasks and procedures carried out by the DBA team.
2-3 years + commercial experience within a similar role
- Commercial MS SQL 2005 / 2008 / 2012 experience
- MUST have performance testing experience
- Demonstrable experience in database administration
- Windows Server 2012 Experience
- Excellent problem solving skills
- Proactive and resourceful
- Any NoSQL, Cognos, PostgresSQL, ETL is desirable
- Passion for IT technologies
- Desire to learn new technologies
- Team Player
SQL DBA - Cheadle, Stockport, Cheshire
If you are intersted in this position, please send your CV to or call for more information.