SQL Database Administrator

SQL Database Administrator

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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  • Salary:

    bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Harriet Webster

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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SQL Database Administrator


  • Design, write and take care of Enterprise SQL database systems, so the business can get the information they need in a timely manner
  • Minimise database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
  • Become the SME for database administration


  • A professional services organisation who put their people first - they are on a journey to become the market leader using technology to grow and better the business.


  • Build and maintain database systems of high availability and quality depending on business needs and requirements
  • Develop and manage database security/integrity and backup procedures
  • Champion, represent and deliver database service improvements
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required, in line with Change Management and Security Policies
  • Design maintenance procedures and put them into operation
  • Write reports, documentation and operating manuals as and when required
  • Work with all delivery teams to determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards

Skills to be evidenced on the CV

  • Demonstrable experience within a SQL DBA role
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory
  • Experience across 2005/2008/2012/2014/2016 in a multi-server highly available environment
  • Understanding of disaster recovery and backup procedures
  • Process creation, review and maintenance
  • Strong time management and prioritisation skills
  • Problem solving skills

The role would suit someone who is confident working independently - you will be the go to person for database related queries, therefore you must be communicative, approachable and adaptable.

Offering an attractive salary, bonus and benefits including pension, work/life balance and holiday allowance which increases with length of service.

Please contact Harriet to discuss.

Inter-vention is acting as a recruitment agency for this permanent vacancy.