Senior Database Administrator - DBA

Cheltenham Permanent £50,000 - £65,000
  • Opportunity to work with a leading FinTech provider
  • Great exposure within an expanding Data function

About Our Client

Growing FinTech Provider enhancing and optimising their data function.

Job Description

Work as part of a 5 strong team to:

  • Support SQL Server database infrastructure
  • Work as part of Agile development teams to develop products
  • Work with our BI team to maintain and develop our management information infrastructure


  • Ensure the availability and security of the SQL Server estate, including the investigation and resolution of any issues that may arise
  • Provide database support for development project teams
  • Support and develop new and existing management information processes
  • Disaster recovery design and support

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong T-SQL skills
  • Strong database administration skills, including some or all of:
  • Installation, maintenance, configuration and monitoring
  • High availability e.g., clustering, availability groups, database mirroring
  • Backup/Restore
  • Indexing and performance tuning
  • Good understanding of data security and encryption
  • Database and data warehouse design experience
  • Experience in SQL Server 2016 and above
  • Ability to diagnose and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate technical issues to both technical and non-technical staff.

Additional Skills (not nesseseties)

  • Strong SSIS development skills
  • Good automation skills
    • Knowledge of the following tools and technologies:
    • Source control e.g. TFS, GitHub
    • Azure Dev Ops, Jira

  • PowerShell
  • Understanding of GDPR
  • Experience of database deployment and provisioning methodologies
  • SSRS administration
  • Desire to learn and develop new skills
  • Cloud technology exposure, preferably AWS
  • Experience of working within an Agile development environment

What's on Offer

- Fantastic working culture

- Flexible Hybrid working

- £65,000

- Sr DBA

Lloyd Hayward
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Job summary

Database Administration / Development
Technology & Telecoms
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Lloyd Hayward
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