SQL DBA / SQL Server Database Administrator

SQL DBA / SQL Server Database Administrator

Job Title: SQL DBA / SQL Server Database Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton - 4 days a week from home
Salary: £40,000 - £48,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SW9508
Contact Name: Sam Wiggins
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2021 09:35

Job Description

Joining a team of 4 fellow DBAs this is a varied role in which you will respond and support incidents, plan and react to changes and projects and contribute to the overall upkeep of the SQL estate.  You will possess good SQL Server database design, capacity planning, installation / config and performance tuning skills.  Further responsibilities include:


  • Proactively monitoring database systems to ensure performance, availability and security.
  • Installing and testing new versions of the SQL Server Database Management System (DBMS).
  • Managing the implementation of SQL Server patches and service packs.
  • Automating the deployment of scripts, reports, SSIS and DTS packages.
  • Maintaining data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act.
  • Writing database documentation, including data standards.
  • Developing, managing and testing back-up and recovery plans.


Based heavily from home the role can offer a great work life balance whilst also providing you with a rewarding challenge and scope for career progression. Ideally candidates will have 2+ years DBA experience however candidates from a broader SQL consultancy background will be considered by the client.  

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