Database Administrator Microsoft SQL

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £45,000

Job ID: 165676

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