SQL Database Administrator required by an expanding and highly reputable organisation within the insurance sector. The company offers a secure working environment and is a business that really puts technology at the forefront of their decision making and progress plans. They are looking for an experienced SQL Database Administrator to take complete ownership of the organisations SQL Databases, provide an expert eye into what is going well and what could be improved. They will be working within a team of 17 and liaising frequently with the Software Engineering and Data Analyst teams. This person will be directly involved in a migration project to an Azure platform and will be highly experienced in this area.
Day to day, the SQL Database Administrator will take the lead of all management, maintenance, security, and enhancement tasks centered around the databases independently, monitoring system health and performance levels. They will deal with the Performance Tuning and Optimization and will be familiar with partitioning tables. They will also have solid coding skills enabling them to review code produced by the teams and ensure the best coding practices.
Relevant skills and experience:
- Exceptional knowledge of managing SQL databases within an Insurance or Financial environment
- Adept in all aspects of the DBA process including backups, restores and recovery models
- Extensive experience with Cyber Security within the database and HA and DR options for SQL server environments
- Familiar with data warehousing structures and code management
- Ability to operate within an Agile environment
This is a great opportunity for an experienced SQL DBA familiar with the Insurance/Financial sector to enter a welcoming team environment and take ownership of the entirety of the organisation’s databases. This member of staff will act as the gatekeeper, testing any changes before they go live within the database. In return, they will receive an attractive benefits package (that has been updated to reflect the current Covid-19 pandemic) and career progression and evolution within a friendly team.