Lead SQL Server DBA

Lead SQL Server DBA

Job Title: Lead SQL Server DBA
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SW9113
Contact Name: Sam Wiggins
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 30, 2019 09:20

Job Description

Principal / Senior SQL DBA is required to join this established multinational national company. You will lead a team of just 2 and therefore the management responsibilities will not get in the way of you still being hands on.

This role offers a new challenge due to a recent company acquisition and therefore you will have the scope to shape and improve processes and apply your mark on the position. Day to day tasks will include performance monitoring, tuning, optimization and implementation all within a high availability transactional environment. You will play a key role in database deployments, capacity planning and the creation of back up plans, you will also liaise with wider teams and vendors to assess new technologies such as AWS and Azure.

This position would be suitable for a Lead or Senior DBA that is in need of a new challenge within a fast paced / high availability sector. Team management experience is not required but you should be comfortable stepping into a role where you will be a mentor for colleagues and expected to guide and advise the business on all SQL Server matters. It’s preferable that you will have clustering experience likely gained from a business or sector with high availability requirements (Retail, Banking, Aviation) .

Based in Northampton this role can be home based at least once a week and is easily commutable from Milton Keynes, Coventry, Corby, Kettering and Leicester.

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