DBA - SQL Server - Perm - Edinburgh - To 45k GBP plus excellent benefits

Database Administration, IT - Infrastructure
£35,000 to £45,000 Per Annum
bonus, pension, flexi
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Date Posted:
13 / 9 / 2018
DBA - SQL Server - Perm - Edinburgh - To 45k GBP plus excellent benefits

Are you an experienced DBA who enjoys what they do? Want to do it somewhere better for you? If you want a varied role working as part of a friendly collaborative team where knowledge sharing and contribution really is encouraged and the chance to get involved in project work as well as all the other good stuff then read on…

Abrecco is working with a large Edinburgh based financial client to recruit an experienced production DBA to join their wider infrastructure team. This role has come about from internal progression and you’ll be joining a skilled collaborative team to support and enhance an enterprise scale SQL Server and Oracle database estate. If this sounds like the sort of environment you thrive in, then I want to hear from you.

What you will be doing:
- Administering the SQL Server and Oracle DB estate as part of the team
- Maximising system uptime through monitoring systems, investigating alerts, incidents and service requests
- Contributing to design discussions and making suggestions for optimisation
- Participating in the on-call rota (additional payment)

What you will bring:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a collaborative team
- Strong understanding of Database principles coupled with excellent problem solving and operational support skills
- Ability to troubleshoot and tune Microsoft SQL Server and/or Oracle database instances
- Scripting / Automation experience (Windows PowerShell, Unix Shell, etc.)
- Experience in System monitoring, backup and recovery (tools, procedures etc.)

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled DBA to move into a larger environment or side step into an organisation that is focussed on building a collaborative and friendly team setting with multiple options for future career progression. In addition, a salary of up to £45,000 is on offer dependant on experience, coupled with an excellent pension scheme, company bonus, generous holiday entitlement, flexi-time and a number of other flexible benefits. Get in touch to find out more or apply with your CV for immediate consideration.

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