Job Description

Our client, a market leading energy provider based in Hatfield, is looking for a capable SQL-DBA to join their team in the implementation, support and maintenance of SQL server systems.

Ideal candidates will have a strong knowledge of SQL and a good working knowledge of Oracle and AWS.

Primary Requirements

*Administration of production SQL Server database infrastructure in a production environment.
*Providing 2nd/3rd line support for the SQL Server and Oracle environments.
*Managing/monitoring the capacity/performance of SQL Server/Oracle databases.
*Participating in projects involving SQL Server to ensure that the databases are built and deployed in accordance to our standards.
*Developing a standard approach and set of processes for SQL Server installs, configuration, backup etc and standardising our current SQL Server estate in accordance with them.
*Working with third party partners to manage escalations and problem resolution.
*Out of hours support of databases and occasional evening/weekend work.

You will be/have

*Educated to degree level or equivalent in computing related subject.
*Experience of IT service management disciplines based on ITIL or similar, ideally with a qualification in this area.
*Microsoft SQL Server/Oracle DBA/ITIL certifications.
*Excellent experience of managing SQL Server in a production environment, including performance tuning, backup & recovery.
*Strong experience with High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
*Knowledge and reasonable production experience of Oracle database administration.
*Cloud computing (preferably AWS) experience.
*Excellent problem solving and analytical skills - you thrive when presented with a technical challenge
*Excel in working in a rapidly changing environment, ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams.

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