Database Administrator Microsoft SQL

  • Salary: £45,000
  • Job ID: 165676
  • Category: IT

Our client based to the north west of Newcastle and operating within the financial services are looking to recruit an experienced Microsoft SQL DBA Specialist.


You will be experienced from a day-to-day support and database development perspective as well as liaising with our co-location provider to resolve infrastructure issues. Using this you're able to identify ways to improve the way we work today and develop the experience we provide our customers.


Experience required

  • Extensive experience in taking ownership of databases in both Production and Non-Production environments using Microsoft SQL server 2012 and 2016.

  • Expertise in optimising the performance of large critical databases.

  • Acting as first level support for Database related issues and will take the lead in analysing and getting to the root cause of database Issues.

  • Having the ability to communicate well is critical across all levels of the organisation and this will also include Senior Stakeholders.

  • You'll be successful in building productive and collaborative relationships across departments and with Partners.

Qualifications required

  • Databases: MS SQL

  • Monitoring tools: Redgate SQL Monitor

  • Application infrastructure: VMWare, Microsoft Server, Microsoft SQL Server

  • Scripting: PowerShell and SQL

  • Knowledge of VMWARE virtualisation WMWARE SRM and Azure SQL Database would also be beneficial to the role.

Salary: £45,000 plus potential monthly bonus of £500