SQL DBA Administrator in Production & Testing - London - Finance

SQL DBA Administrator in Production & Testing - London - Finance

SQL DBA Administrator in Production & Testing - London - Finance

Investment Management - London

Salary: Up to £65,000 + Benefits + Bonus

SQL Server, performance tuning, backups, high availability, Always On, SQL Server 2012R2, Oracle, Clustering, RDBMS, Permissions, Back-Ups, SQL Server (2005 - 2014),  Windows Server (2008 R2  - 2012 R2), Windows Server Failover Clustering, SSAS, SSRS, Active Directory, Wireshark, Profiler, Dell PowerEdge, PowerShell, T-SQL, C#, R, Dell PowerEdge (R620, R720)

A leading Investment Management organisation, which has an excellent reputation over the world are seeking a SQL Server DBA to work across their main SQL Server database environments. This will see you work closely with their development, QA and production team.

Within this SQL Server DBA role you work with the DBA, development, app support, BI and testing teams providing provide high level query performance tuning to their production and non-production SQL Server environments. You will need to be highly skilled in MS SQL Server with strong knowledge of database high availability, scalability, and disaster recovery technologies, such as replication, clustering and mirroring. You will have to perform database migrations and although this is a production DBA role, skills with PowerShell for automation and .Net is advantageous as they are seeking automation across all database platforms in the future.

Key requirements within this role are as follows:

  • At least 4 years’ experience as a production DBA - Required
  • Will have a thorough, in-depth knowledge of SQL Server - Required
  • Exceptional performance tuning, query optimization, and database design experience - Required
  • Exceptional SQL and data analysis skills – Required
  • Experienced with automation using PowerShell and Always On technologies - Advantageous
  • Experience with ETL and data loading approaches - Advantageous
  • An excellent communicator – Required

This is an opportunity to join a leading buy-side organisation who take great pride in their technical solutions. They are an organisation who take pride in technology and are focused on technical delivery. They are a global company headquartered in London and their built around innovative ideas and a collaborative environment. They believe that every employee can add their own unique value to the company, just by bringing ideas.

For more information on this exciting DBA opportunity, please contact Jon Kay @ Harrington Starr.