Database Administrator / DBA - SSIS / SSRS

Birmingham Permanent £45,000 - £50,000
  • Opportunity to work with a global organisation
  • Opportunity to develop DBA in an Azure / Cloud environment

About Our Client

Leading International Law Firm

Job Description

This Leading International Law Firm require a Senior MS SQL Database Administrator to provide a high level of technical support across the business, working as part of a highly-skilled technology team supporting their global infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Taking the lead in the evaluation, design, implementation, and support of new and changed IT Database / Data Warehouse environments (on-prem and Cloud) and related system management tools
  • Respond to 3rd line technical support queries professionally and efficiently, maintaining a high degree of customer service
  • Be a key contributor and role model within the IT Infrastructure team, ensuring that changes to Databases and SQL services align with operational and strategic plans.
  • Carry out regular performance testing and tuning to ensure all production systems are optimised and regularly backed up according to the firm's policies.
  • Ensure SQL platforms are continually updated and upgraded to remain within supported versions.
  • Support the Group Infrastructure & Operations Manager with the development of technology roadmaps for all database systems.
  • Maintenance of production and development test environments, including database refresh, upgrade, and migration activities.
  • Mentor, coaches, and develops team members to develop skills, processes, and standards continuously.
  • Work with peers and senior stakeholders for Service Continuity (BCP & DR) Planning ensuring suitable arrangements are in place in the event of significant service disruption
  • Provide technical solution ownership, evaluating designs and alternatives prior to delivering infrastructure and services as part of a project or product team.
  • Provide technical support for incoming queries from both internal customers and external clients
  • Responsibility for regular proactive and preventative maintenance tasks, including patches, updates, and upgrades to operating systems,
  • Ensure the design documentation and operational procedures are produced and maintained

Ideally you will have:

  • A minimum of 5 years' SQL design and support experience as Database Administrator or Data Warehouse Developer in a professional services environment, where a high level of customer service and technical expertise is required.
  • Expert and current knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 - 2019.
  • MCSA/MCSE certification or equivalent experience (in relation to SQL) is highly desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of SSRS/SSIS
  • Good knowledge of PowerBI
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Database Services within Azure is highly desirable but can be evolved within the role
  • Experience and knowledge of query performance tuning & optimisation.
  • Experience and knowledge of using SQL performance & monitoring utilities for capacity and performance planning.
  • Knowledge and understanding of merge replication.
  • Knowledge of HA technologies to include AlwaysOn, Mirroring, Log shipping, Double-Take replication.
  • A good working knowledge/understanding of Microsoft SQL licensing models and requirement
  • Experience in compiling project costs and managing to an agreed budget. Looks for value when evaluating competing software products and for opportunities to reduce development costs.
  • Other desirable (but not essential) technical knowledge includes: Design, build and run experience of Microsoft technologies, including Windows Server, Active Directory, VMWare, Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Azure



The Successful Applicant

Ideally you will have:

  • A minimum of 5 years' SQL design and support experience as Database Administrator or Data Warehouse Developer in a professional services environment, where a high level of customer service and technical expertise is required.
  • Expert and current knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 - 2019.
  • MCSA/MCSE certification or equivalent experience (in relation to SQL) is highly desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of SSRS/SSIS
  • Good knowledge of PowerBI
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Database Services within Azure is highly desirable but can be evolved within the role
  • Experience and knowledge of query performance tuning & optimisation.
  • Experience and knowledge of using SQL performance & monitoring utilities for capacity and performance planning.
  • Knowledge and understanding of merge replication.
  • Knowledge of HA technologies to include AlwaysOn, Mirroring, Log shipping, Double-Take replication.
  • A good working knowledge/understanding of Microsoft SQL licensing models and requirement
  • Experience in compiling project costs and managing to an agreed budget. Looks for value when evaluating competing software products and for opportunities to reduce development costs.
  • Other desirable (but not essential) technical knowledge includes: Design, build and run experience of Microsoft technologies, including Windows Server, Active Directory, VMWare, Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Azure

What's on Offer

Opportunity to work with a global organisation

Opportunity to develop DBA in an Azure / Cloud environment

Contact
James Hobson
Quote job ref
JN-012022-4573409
Phone number
+44 117 906 5144

Job summary

Sector
Technology
Subsector
Database Administration / Development
Industry
Technology & Telecoms
Location
Birmingham
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
James Hobson
Consultant phone
+44 117 906 5144
Job reference
JN-012022-4573409