Our client is seeking a skilled intermediate SQL Database Administrator to join their team. You will be responsible for the performance, integrity and security of databases.

  • Establishing the needs of users and monitoring user access and security
  • Monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast responses to front-end users
  • Mapping out the conceptual design for a planned database
  • Considering both back-end organisation of data and front-end accessibility for end-users
  • Refining the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model
  • Further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements
  • Installing and testing new versions of the DBMS
  • Writing database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata)
  • Controlling access permissions and privileges
  • Developing, managing and testing back-up and recovery plans
  • Ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
  • Capacity planning
  • Working closely with IT project managers, database developers and software developer
  • Communicating regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
  • Commissioning and installing new applications and customising existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose


  • Degree, Diploma or IT Related Qualification
  • Minimum of 1 years’ SQL database administration experience in a high pressured, fast paced environment
  • Must be competent in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2/ 2012
  • Previous experience in T-SQL Scripting, SQL replication and exporting & importing of data is essential
  • Must be able to create MS SQL Logins as well as have strong knowledge in Database Security
  • SSIS, SSRS and Analysis Services experience would be advantageous
  • No-SQL experience would be advantageous

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Desired Skills:

  • SSIS
  • SSRS
  • T-SQL Scripting
  • MS SQL

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