SQL Server DBA, Jobs, Edinburgh, 751

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SQL Server DBA - Edinburgh

Ref: 751 Date Posted: Friday 10 Aug 2018
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SQL Server DBA


Contract longevity negotiable

Competitive daily rate

Our client is a leading Microsoft Gold Partner working with cutting edge technologies. They are urgently seeking a talented individual for a SQL Server DBA contract opportunity in Edinburgh. 

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of developing and supporting SQL Server solutions for mid to enterprise level organisations. 

Role responsibilities of the SQL Server DBA:

  • SQL Server database administration and support
  • Preparing the inventory of in scope servers, preparing and proving procedures and looking at pre-requisites
  • Training and identifying the migration approach for migrations to be conducted
  • Full migration lifecycle activities including, but not limited to: detailed analysis, design, development, test, user acceptance test support and production implementation
  • Identifying and correcting performance issues, reviewing systems and error logs, storage management, backups and job monitoring
  • Optimization efforts, data integrity analysis and resolving database contention issues
  • The migration of pre-production and production database services

Skills & experience required for the SQL Server DBA role:

  • Significant SQL Server experience
  • Performance tuning and optimization skills
  • Experience with disaster recovery methods and capacity planning
  • Experience in working in a large database environments
  • Data modeling experience
  • Third party backup and monitoring tools experience
  • SQL Server clustering experience
  • Knowledge of indexes, index management, partitioning and statistics
  • T-SQL and SQL experience 

To apply for the SQL Server DBA role, please send your up to date CV following the ‘Apply’ link.