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Senior Database Administrator

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Contact phone:

    02920 220078

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    22 July 2022

  • Start date:


Senior Database Administrator - £50,000 + £8000 bonus – Highly Hybrid – Newport - Excellent benefits including up £14,000pa pension contributions
Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a Senior Database Administrator to work with one of our large Information Technical clients.
The company is currently undergoing an exciting transformational programme and will give you the unique opportunity to bring new ideas to the table as the platform is modernised.
  • Monitor and manage the SQL estate using a combination of 3rd party tools and native technology that forms part of SQL server
  • Detect and manage problems, incidents, risks and issues. Ensuring any database environment issues or alerts are addressed including root cause analysis
  • Creation and configuration of the SQL platforms to industry best practice and according to agreed departmental process
  • Work in a team of infrastructure specialists and engineers ensuring services are integrated, delivered, and operated as required
  • Guide and encourage best practices and processes in managing SQL server
Core Skills:
  • SQL Server Database Administration
  • Ability to write T-SQL scripts and to validate/correct those produced by others
  • Ability to install SQL Server Instances and to re-configure where appropriate
  • Capable of recognising trends in a range of data and drawing conclusions
  • ITIL V3 Foundation
  • Strong database performance tuning and capacity management
  • Automation and scripting
Desirable Skills:
  • Experience report writing using Power BI
  • Experience using Azure platforms