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Database Administrator (SQL) (O911692)

Douglas, Isle of Man

IT & Telecomms

Salary DOE plus benefits package

Full time / Permanent

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Job description


Our Client is a Douglas-based Financial Services firm, with a growing portfolio amid a significant transformation program following recent corporate acquisitions. To support this, they are seeking a highly experienced Database Administrator to join the team and undertake a leading role.

Role Profile

  • Database performance - play an influential role in monitoring and tuning of the company's databases to ensure high performing and operational databases. Report and advise on performance bottlenecks and suggested solutions
  • Operations and Support - Resolve systems issues related to database malfunction
  • Document issues and analyse usage in order to put in place preventative measures to reduce downtime
  • Methods and Procedures - Provide significant input into the development, improvement and implementation of effective methods and procedures relating to: Database design, maintenance and use; Data storage and backup strategy; Database recovery policy and DR procedures; Database access and user privileges; Data protection, encryption and disposal
  • Governance - Periodically review company procedures related to the storage, access, disposal and use of data in order to ensure compliance with policy. Provide significant input into the governance of databases. Provide usage and KPI reporting as required
  • Colleague Mentoring and Development - Aid in the education of developers responsible for writing databases access code to ensure they are competent and aware of best practices to reduce the risk of under-performing code
  • Technical Expertise - Develop and maintain a strong level of technical knowledge relating to database administration.

Person Profile

  • MCSA certified DBA qualification (or equivalent)
  • MS SQL Administration
  • An understanding of relational database theory
  • TSQL development and tuning.
  • At least 2 years' experience in a database administration role
  • General knowledge of all aspects of information technology infrastructure hardware and software and a good understanding of current developments in information systems

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