Senior Database Administrator needed in Chelmsford paying £365 per day PAYE Ref: 421774
This role is working full time hours on a temporary basis
We are seeking an experienced Senior Database Administrator to help support the design, build and migration elements of our transition to Microsoft Azure Cloud, as well as providing support for our outgoing on-premises databases
The successful applicant should be knowledgeable in IaaS and PaaS SQL Azure services, preferably with experience of migrating services from an on-premise environment. You should be familiar with working in an application support environment, have a methodical approach and possess strong problem-solving skills. You should also be well versed in the use of specialised database support tools, be an effective communicator and work well either as an individual or part of a team. Knowledge of GIS, ITIL and Office 365 would be highly advantageous.
As a Senior Database Administrator, you will be responsible for carrying out maintenance and system configuration activities for some sixty database virtual machines and six hundred databases, supporting key business areas. You will be ensuring the management of risk and secure operation, including associated software upgrades and interfaces to applications within other business areas and to assist with management reporting requirements. You will be part of a small but dynamic three-person team, responsible for the installation, configuration, upgrade, administration, monitoring and maintenance of databases. Administering the support for operational databases in production and for internal or interim purposes such as iterative developments and testing. Improving the performance of databases and the tools and processes for database administration and automation
Accountable for leading the installation, configuration, upgrade, administration, monitoring and maintenance of databases to ensure optimisation and enable efficient operation of applications
Accountable for managing the ongoing day to day support of databases to maintain continuity and efficient delivery in support of business operations to meet agreed service levels and application performance requirements.
Accountable for the design and implementation of processes and toolsets to ensure optimise the performance of varying applications and deliver greater efficiency in day to day maintenance and support activities.
Utilise the database management system software and tools, to support resolutions ensuring clear recommendations to recommend and implement corrective action.
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