DBA - SQL Server - Perm - Glasgow - Excellent salary and package

Database Administration, IT - Infrastructure
bonus, pension, health etc
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Date Posted:
13 / 5 / 2019
DBA - SQL Server - Perm - Glasgow - Excellent salary and package

Are you an experienced DBA who enjoys what they do and would like to work with some of the latest technologies? If you want a varied role working as part of a friendly collaborative team where knowledge sharing and contribution really is encouraged, then this is your chance to get involved in project work as well as all the other good stuff!!

Abrecco is working with a large central Glasgow based client to recruit an experienced SQL Server DBA to join their wider infrastructure team. You’ll be joining a skilled collaborative team to manage, maintain and enhance multiple enterprise scale SQL Server development and production environments ensuring availability and performance whilst utilising automation practices. If this sounds like the sort of environment you thrive in, then apply now or get in touch with Chris to find out more!

What you will be doing:
- Administering the SQL Server development and production environments (public and private cloud)
- Maximising system uptime through monitoring systems, investigating alerts, incidents etc
- Administering Public (AWS) and Private Cloud environments
- Contributing to design discussions and making suggestions for optimisation
- Participating in the on-call rota

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, optimize and tune multiple Microsoft SQL Server database instances
- Scripting / Automation experience (Windows PowerShell, Python, etc.)
- Experience in System monitoring, backup and recovery (tools, procedures etc.)
- A Strong grasp of automation tools (Ansible, Chef, CFengine, Puppet, Salt etc.)
- Solid understanding of version control principles, preferably using GIT

This is an excellent opportunity to work for an established global organisation in what is a diverse and ever evolving role whilst utilising the latest tools and techniques. You will get the opportunity to take ownership in the delivery of solutions and projects with the backing of the team. In return, an excellent salary and benefits package is on offer.