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Senior SQL DBA

By . July 3, 2024
Job title:Senior SQL DBA
Job type:Contract
Emp type:Full-time
Pay interval:Daily
Pay rate:GBP £630.0
Job published: 03/07/2024
Job ID: 82014

Job Description

Senior SQL Server DBA (SC Cleared)

Duration: 8 Months

Location: London & remote (hybrid working) - 3 days per week on the Client site in London

Rate: £630 per day

IR35 Status: Inside

Start: ASAP


We require a Senior SQL Server DBA (SC Cleared) for our Government Client to be part of their IT infrastructure team.  You will have a strong background of operational database administration and support in financial services operational environments; together with experience of working with and understanding complex systems and good practice methods.

Essential skills & experience required:

As the Senior SQL Server DBA (SC Cleared) you will possess the following:

  • Minimum 5 years database administration ideally in banking or Business Critical IT environments
  • Experience of supporting Production, User Acceptance, Test and Development databases
  • Excellent working knowledge of SQL 2016/2019/2022
  • Experience using a scripting language to automate tasks and processes
  • Experience of monitoring and alerting tools for databases
  • Backup and Recovery of mission critical systems

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical support across all SQL Database environments
  • Provide operational support for database issues initiated from Incidents or Changes
  • Work on projects and provide effective support to project teams to ensure the smooth transition of new databases and initiatives into the Production environment

Desirable would be any of the following:

MS SQL Server 2012/2016/2019/2022 on Windows 2012/2016/2019/2022,

Crystal Reports, Reportal Reports, Reuters, Bloomberg, T-SQL, PL/SQL, Solarwinds,

RMAN, IIS Windows Server, SAN & VMware virtualisation technologies, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop.


ITIL v3 Foundation Certified is an advantage


To apply for this role please email your CV to Joanne Stanley


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