SQL Server Database Administrator

SQL Server Database Administrator, Leeds - Permanent

My client is a consultancy company that specialise in the Public Sector/Healthcare who are currently looking to recruit a SQL Server Database Administrator.

The key experience and knowledge of the SQL Server Database Administrator include:

  • Experience with Database Administration for MSSQL Server 2008 - 2014 (2014 experience preferred).
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems.
  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimisation (PTO)
  • Experience using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools and paid for tools (Redgate, Idera)
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server.
  • Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts and scripting languages (PowerShell)

BI experience (preferred but not essential)

  • Experience with data warehouses (Kimball/ODS)
  • Report development

The key responsibilities for the SQL Server Database Administrator include:

  • Ensure that new database code meets company standards for readability, reliability, and performance
  • Review log and performance metrics and conduct routine performance tuning
  • Design indexes for existing applications, choosing when to add or remove indexes
  • When users complain about the performance of a particular query, help developers improve the performance of that query by tweaking it or modifying indexes
  • Conduct SQL Server lunch-and-learn sessions for application developers
  • Advise developers on the most efficient database designs (tables, data types, stored procedures, functions, etc.)
  • Writing and improving SQL Server T-SQL queries
  • Designing tables and picking data types

This is a Permanent role for a SQL Server Database Administrator working for a top company on a global scale. To apply to the SQL Server Database Administrator Role please send a CV or call to discuss.