SQL Database Administrator (DBA) - London

  • Job Reference: HQ00015948
  • Date Posted: 6 February 2019
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £45,000 to £48,000
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

SQL Database Administrator - London

Role purpose:

Be responsible for the implementation, availability, performance and security of all company database platforms. Take ownership of the implementation of new database-backed systems, liaising with suppliers as required.

Great opportunity to gain experience of working in the Cloud (Azure)

Experience Required

  • Good understanding of T-SQL, SQL Server, SSIS, script creation in PowerShell and understanding/appreciation of web technology.
  • Substantial experience, including specific detailed experience of database implementation, maintenance, performance tuning techniques and the provision of databases in a high availability environment.
  • Technical experience to include relevant experience of the following: Microsoft SQL Server database administration including backups, capacity, availability and performance management;
  • Knowledge of resilient database implementations (clusters, mirrors, replicas).


  • Appropriate technology qualifications (e.g., MCDBA, MCSE). ITIL
  • Knowledge of data visualisation tools and techniques, such as Microsoft Power BI.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Azure
  • Knowledge of SQL Data Warehouse and other data platforms
  • Knowledge of Infor SunSystems
  • Experience of structured analysis, development, and testing.

The Role:

  • Ensure availability and usability of database systems and services to agreed SLAs
  • Updates database system infrastructure to support business development and change
  • Technical advice provided during the selection process of new database platforms
  • Ensure smooth rollout of new database platforms, with minimal disruption to users
  • Enhanced security of database systems to protect business information