Production SQL DBA - Manchester city centre

Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + 10% Bonus, benefits
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SQL DBA - Production, Manchester City Centre

SQL DBA, T-SQL, Stored Procedures, Performance Tuning, Indexing, Transactional DB, SQL Server

The Company

My client is a leading provider of online digital ecommerce and entertainment on a global scale. Based in the heart of Manchester City Centre, they offer excellent exposure to cutting edge technology within a first-class office environment.

The Role

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Being responsible for day to day availability of all database servers ensuring high performance and availability of the databases that support the business systems in a true 24/7 environment.
  • Being responsible for QA of all UAT and Production database releases ensuring standards are followed,
  • Deployment of fit for purpose code to UAT and Live, driving all requests through the process to completion – end to end ownership.
  • Following and improving internal processes to ensure accurate and consistent database processes are carried out for production database requests with support for operational deployments, business intelligence and analytical reporting requirements.
  • Contributing to implementation of and maintenance of a cohesive and consistent approach to system monitoring to ensure that both software and hardware KPI’s are reviewed to achieve the business goals.

Essential Skills

  • Experience of SQL Server high availability features including replication, CDC and logshipping.
  • Experience with windows failover clustering and Powershell.
  • Experience of large databases in a high concurrency and high throughput environment.
  • Experience with systems in an environment with varied complex applications and database architectures.
  • Strong performance monitoring and troubleshooting skills

SQL DBA, T-SQL, Stored Procedures, Performance Tuning, Indexing, Transactional DB, SQL Server

For further information please contact Jarret Devlin on 0161 804 9350 or