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SQL Server Database Administrator

My client is looking to recruit a SQL Server Database Administrator to join the growing IT Team.

Your main responsibilities:

· Take the lead in managing the stability, security, performance and reliability of the companys data.

· SQL monitoring, troubleshooting, tuning and high-availability strategies in a Windows/SQL Server 24/7 production environment.

· Develop, implement and maintain backup and recovery strategies.

· Provide expertise in T-SQL for SQL Server to the software development team.

· Develop, implement and monitor production loading processes with DTS.

· Plan hardware requirements and storage capacity for scalable database growth.

· Proactively monitor the production databases and work with 3rd party development teams to recommend performance increases.

· Administer, maintain, develop and recommend policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the companies databases.

· Ensure all database environments (Test, Training, Live) are in sync to keep track of database versions for all environments.

· Manage distributed data.

· Problem solving and issue resolution on production cluster databases.

· Identify and resolve database performance issues, database capacity issues and other distributed data issues.

You will need:

Essentially:

· Proven experience supporting, tuning and maintaining SQL Servers in a live environment.

· Experience with configuring SQL Servers for high availability (cluster design etc)

· Use of ETL tools like DTS

Useful:

· Reporting and data analysis using tools like Query Analyser, Crystal Reports, SQL Server Reporting Services and Analysis Services.

· MCP Qualifications in SQL Server.

· Experience of SQL Server 2005

You:

· Able to demonstrate a calm logical, procedural approach when dealing with highly pressured situations.

· Able to demonstrate desire to learn and share knowledge.

· Able to communicate well with both technical and business staff.

· Desire to build on knowledge of SQL 2005

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