Job Information
SQL Server DBA 4658
DCV Technologies - IT Sector Hertfordshire, United Kingdom 41 Days Ago
Job Type: Permanent
Duration: Permanent
Job Salary Range: £ 60,000 - 60,000 Per Year
Job Category: Information Technology
Sub Category: Database Administrator
Hours: Full-Time
Posted: 12-04-2019
Salary: £60,000
Reference/Consultant ID: Ian 4658
Job Status
Start Publishing: 12-04-2019
Stop Publishing: 10-05-2019
DCV Technologies - IT Sector Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Job Function

Looking for an experience SQL Server DBA with min of 2 years current SQL Server 2016 experience to be responsible for MSSQL databases / application server resources and configuration items, ensuring maximum system availability as well as manage the installation, configuration and management of middleware systems

The SQL Server DBA will work alongside the Infrastructure team and assist with day to day duties, provide 3rd-line support for SQL Server Databases and Middleware systems including out of hours on a rota basis as defined by the company. Manage all MSSQL DB’s but also act as a backup for Postgres.

Key responsibilities:

  • Installation and configuration of the Linux operating platforms to ensure that they are secure and available
  • Document and maintain the configuration of all SQL Server Database and Middleware systems
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot system problems
  • Adhere to key policies, procedures and controls in line with company standards
  • Manage and maintain the web system databases used by the web infrastructure
  • Regularly monitor all critical and internet facing databases and middleware servers for signs of intrusion and respond appropriately
  • Respond (resolve queries/issues) to regular penetration tests and vulnerability scans
  • Provide support in response to requests for technical help
  • Work closely with development teams, architects and environment owners to help design, plan and build infrastructure to meet business requirements
  • Advise on implementing infrastructure technology that improves performance and efficiency of systems and processes
  • Develop personal or technical skills and capability through on-going training as provided by, or approved by HR
  • To implement new database and middleware servers and installations; ensuring security and integrity
  • To participate in maintaining appropriate procedures and standards for development of the Group’s IT business applications
  • Ensure databases and middleware servers are patched according to Group and Company Standards
  • Perform Releases
  • To participate in Project work, which may include solution and architecture design
  • To ensure Information Continuity capability is adhered to; supporting any tests as required
  • To ensure compliance with appropriate Group and Industry audit requirements
  • To carry out any other task associated with the role as reasonably requested

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5 years + MS SQL Server DBA experience
  • 2 years + SQL Server 2016
  • Postgress Database experience
  • Solid proven experience and best practice methods for Database and Middleware Server administration (Oracle/MS SQL/ WAS / MySQL/ Postgress / WebSphere etc)
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work under pressure


  • Educated to Degree level
  • Progress OpenEdge Database experience
  • Monitoring: Nagios; Munin
  • Nessus / Pentesting
  • Understanding of Linux and MS Windows
  • VMware Virtualisation Technology
  • ITIL v3
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