Database Administrator

  • Job Reference: PR/020885
  • Date Posted: 28 May 2021
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 10% Bonus
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

You will need to be Technical

  • Design database applications, such as interfaces, data transfer mechanisms, global temporary tables, data partitions, and function-based indexes to enable efficient access of the generic database structure
  • Design databases to support business applications, ensuring system scalability, security, performance and reliability
  • Review and or Develop data models for applications, metadata tables, views or related database structures
  • Design and Develop extract load and transform (ETL) and Database design for data warehouse
  • Develop or maintain backup processes, archived procedures, procedural codes, or queries for applications
  • Develop and document database architectures
  • Develop database architectural strategies at the modeling, design and implementation stages to address business or industry requirements
  • Demonstrate database technical functionality, such as performance, security and reliability
  • We expect everyone on our team to present creative solutions to our technology problems

You will need to be Collaborative

  • Collaborate with solution architects, developers, business analysts, and others to understand business or industry requirements
  • Create and enforce database development standards and ensure cross-team coordination
  • Coach and mentor other developers in our team. Ensure that our ways of working are consistent across the teams
  • Integration with other groups in the company related to hosting, DBA support, Server upgrades and server support
  • Perform work in development environment, test in staging environment and work with other groups to push changes to production
  • Maintain balanced relationships across the business community, technical team, and IT vendors
  • Manage client requests and expectations
  • Proactively and consistently communicate task status
  • Communicate risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies to appropriate stakeholders and escalate if necessary, to ensure the project's success

Person Specification


  • Ability to communicate with user community, project management, developers, contractors, and all levels of management
  • Exstensive Database Development experience
  • Significant SQL Server experience in a Development environment responsible for design, build and configuration or equivalent
  • Significant experience developing in SQL Server Stored Procedures or equivalent
  • Data warehouse experience using SSIS or equivalent
  • Ability to troubleshoot ETLs developed using SSIS, C#.Net. or equivalent
  • Ability to troubleshoot Database mirroring and SQL Always on or equivalent
  • Jira (or equivalent) experience
  • Worked in Web/Internet, Intranet and/or Extranet development teams or equivalent
  • Knowledge of logical and technical database application design
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong technical writing ability using department templates and tools
  • Knowledge of NoSQL and other cloud databases such as Cassandra or AWS RDS AWS Cloud knowledge (S3, ) or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Database modelling
  • SQL Performance tuning or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills in English in written and spoken form
  • Significant experience working in an agile environment, preferably in a variety of situations


  • Have solid Agile (SCRUM) experience or equivalent