Senior SQL Server Database Administrator - Reading

Nigel Frank International
Nigel Frank International
Date Posted
13th February 2018
Job Type
Reading, Berkshire
£45,000 to £50,000 Per Annum
£8000 on call allowance

Senior SQL Server Database Administrator - Reading

An organisation based in Berkshire are seeking a Senior SQL Server DBA with expertise in Production DBA work to join their team in response to growth and success of the team. You'll be working in a team of around 10 DBA's working on a range of SQL Server versions from 2005-2017 + Azure, for a large number of clients across the UK and Europe.

You'll be an expert in Production Database Administration duties in SQL Server, including, but not limted to; Installations, upgrades, Performance Tuning, Disaster Recovery, Delivering High Availability, Permissions/Access and Security. As part of the role you'll work on problems ranging from quick fixes to highly complex issues, so will be given a different challlenge every day.

Your duties will also include guiding and mentoring Junior DBA's in their role, in an environment where knowledge-sharing and education is championed. As you're working in a customer-facing role, excellent written and verbal English are a prerequisite.

Key Skills include:

- Expertise in SQL Server Database Administration (usually gained after 5 years in a Production DBA Role)

- Expertise in Performance Tuning, Installation/Migrations, Disaster Recovery and HA

- Experience in Service Desk Environment and working with ticketing systems

- Excellent customer facing skills (written and verbal)

This is a Permanent Role offering a starting salary of up to £50,000 plus a generous on-call allowance of £8000 (working 1 week in 4 on-call), as well as a bonus, awesome benefits and access to the latest versions of SQL Server before GA Release. MS Certification training is also provided as standard to get your Certs up to to date.

As you can imagine, this will be a popular position and will not be short of applications, so don't miss out and apply today!

To discuss this and other exciting Microsoft BI / SQL Server opportunities in more detail please send your CV to or call Owen Mitchell on 0191 338 7552 in complete confidence ASAP.

Nigel Frank International is the leading Microsoft technology recruitment firm in the UK, advertising more Microsoft jobs than any other agency. We deal with both Microsoft Partners & End Users throughout the UK and Europe and we have never had more live requirements & jobs for Microsoft professionals. By specialising solely in placing candidates in the Microsoft technology market I have built relationships with most of the key employers in the UK and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities are.

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