SQL Server DBA - Contract

Competitive | Leeds | Contract
Posted 26 days ago

Contract SQL DBA required for leading UK ecommerce company. Contract SQL Server DBA 2000 - 2016/2017 with a proven track record of experience in Production Support for SQL 2000-2014; highly-transactional sales systems / ecommerce systems; with a strong understanding of database software release and performance-lead code reviewing; knowledge and experience of AlwaysOn Availability Groups is also essential. An understanding of Microsoft SQL 2016/2017 is essential as well as possessing strong PowerShell, Automation and Performance Tuning skills and experience

This role entails as an Microsoft SQL Server DBA working as part of a team of highly skilled DBAs. Including Production Support and Projects Teams. Responsibilities would include ownership of Performance Tuning for the SQL estate as well as running and assisting in strategic Microsoft SQL Server projects. Your key duties would include T-SQL performance analysis (using tools such as SentryOne) and regular interaction with the internal Production Support and Release Support DBA Teams. It would also include regular project planning, and assisting in projects

You will be keen to implement standards, and able to use Source Control. Team Foundation Server (TFS)/Git experience is an advantage and effective triage/workload/time-management and good communication skills are essential for this role. In addition, you will have experience with SQL Server platform migrations.

An MCSA/MCSE would be an advantage, as well as evidence of advanced training courses in the areas mentioned above. There is an Oracle and NoSQL estate, so basic knowledge of these areas would also be an advantage as is experience of public/private cloud platforms (Azure/AWS & Virtual Machine Manager) highly desirable

This assignment is for 6months - please apply in the first instance. Interviews to commence asap

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sam Baillie

sam.baillie@itqtech.com
01423 878 679

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