SQL Database Administrator

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6 months
Spencer Rose Ltd
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SQL Database Administrator

London, Docklands

£480 - £510 per day (inside IR35)

On behalf of a Docklands based Leading financial services organisation, I am seeking a highly experienced SQL DBA with an extensive background in supporting a 24x7 hosted environment. The role will be offered on an initial 6-month contract.


  • Provide operational support for the SQL database infrastructure in the company's 24x7 hosted environment.
  • Work closely with other support teams to ensure that database environments are supported and managed to the highest standard by following industry best practice.
  • Actively contribute to the development of existing and new process and procedures to enhance Database service life cycle stages.
  • Demonstrate self-starter capabilities identifying areas of improvement to address the needs of the business.

Experience/Skills required:

  • Must have strong experience of supporting enterprise SQL environments eg SQL 2019, SQL 2016 and SQL 2012.
  • Must have strong understanding of SQL clustering in geo-cluster environment, Always-On and SQL server replication.
  • Must have experience of SQL performance and monitoring tuning.
  • Must have strong experience of managing production support activities for business-critical services.
  • Must have experience of working in a regulated and secure environment.
  • Must have excellent documentation and technical writing skills.
  • Must have experience of interacting with key business users and groups
  • Must have excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of ITIL framework (understanding of Incident, Problem, Change and service request).
  • Has experience of delivering service improvement across technology products and operational processes.
  • Has experience of working with ITSM systems and an understands priorities and SLA's.
  • Has experience in deploying SSIS packages.
  • Has experience administering VLDB on SQL Server.
  • Has experience to support SQL Server reporting service and Integration service.
  • Has experience working weekend and on-call support.