Job Posted: 20 Mar 2017

      Senior SQL Server DBA / Service Lead

      50k - 50001 pa| Basingstoke| Permanent

      Senior SQL Server DBA / Service Lead

      A successful and fast growing database and management service consultancy in Basingstoke are looking to hire a Senior DBA/Service lead, to manage the day to day technical relationship and serice management for one of their key clients. This will include both business as usual support as well as project based requirements as an when they come up.

      The position is based in Basingstoke, however, you will be required for up to 3 days per week on site in London (travel expenses paid)

      You will work with on all aspects of service improvement including:

      • Incident management of Production systems
      • Stabilising the environment
      • Patching strategy
      • Availability
      • Upgrades / migrations
      • Release management
      • Open and collaborative communication between business, development and support teams
      • Project work
      • Document business issues
      • Propose a solution
      • Implementation
      • Service management
      • Regular stakeholder meetings
      • Maintain helpdesk and reporting systems for the Trust
      • Manage ongoing improvement.

      Basic Qualifications

      • At least 5 years of experience in SQL Server DB administration
      • Backups restores and recovery models
      • Patching, upgrades, migrations
      • High Availability solutions
      • Performance Tuning, Query Optimization,
      • At least 2 years of experience in a diverse technical production support environment
      • Must be able to demonstrate service management capability
      • Must be able to demonstrate confidence in dealing with multiple non-IT stakeholders
      • Must be able to demonstrate ability to provide application support and business process understanding


      • Can demonstrate experience in creating requirement specifications based on Architecture/Design /Detailing of Processes
      • Can demonstrate previous experience of service management / stakeholder management
      • Experience of multiple versions of SQL Server up to 2016
      • Experience with project management
      • Microsoft certified

      You must have eligibility to work in the UK for this role.