SQL Database Administrator – DBA

Posted 1 year ago
~40,000 - ~48,000 per year
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Job Description

Job Title: SQL Database Administrator – DBA
Salary/Rate: £40-48k
Location: Basingstoke
Type: Permanent
Industry: Software
Job Reference: ADYP-224840
Consultant Handling Vacancy: Steve Oakley
Consultant Telephone Number: +44 (0)2381 542 401
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SQL Database Administrator – DBA Position Overview: 


Our client is a mid sized but leading technology firm who are actively seeking an SQL DBA to join them on a full time permanent basis.



SQL Database Administrator – DBA Position Responsibilities:  


Working in a team of 10 individuals, you will be responsible for providing high level support and administration for the companies SQL Server infrastructure.


Key aspects of your role will include:

  • To ensure backup and recovery procedures are defined and adhered to, and ensuring effective monitoring is implemented and utilised.
  • To maintain user access administration and auditing, monitoring privileges methodology to SQL servers and databases.
  • To Install, configure and manage SQL Servers (Clustered) including the management and deployment of Microsoft patches and updates.
  • To offer in-depth support to dependant teams and functions, and troubleshoot SQL Server outages as they occur whilst taking all reasonable and pro-active measures to reduce the likelihood of re-occurrence.
  • To constantly look for and advise on opportunities for improvement on SQL Server security and best practices.
  • To apply all best practices and methodologies when it comes to security.



SQL Database Administrator – DBA Position Requirements:




  • Have good experience of working with SQL Server 2008/2012 and/or 2016.
  • Have good communication skills and the ability to converse with (sometime non-technical) stakeholders.
  • Have experience of Microsoft SQL clustering using Windows Server 2008/Server 2012 and/or 2016, as well as installation.
  • Be a team player who is happy to work in a collaborative and cohesive environment.
  • Have an understanding of the concepts of structured data storage and retrieval.
  • Have good experience of Analysis Services, Reporting Services and SQL Server Integration Services.




  • Have experience of SQL Server migrations and consolidations.
  • Have knowledge or experience of SQL Server replication.
  • Have exposure to TDE.



SQL Database Administrator – DBA Position Remuneration:


  • A basic salary ranging between £40-48k depending on experience.
  • A very generous and competitive secondary benefits package.





Broadrock Marks are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.