SQL DBA – Security Cleared – 6 Months Contract – Inside IR35

The SQL DBA urgently required by a Global Organisation based on London.

This role requires one day a week on site in London.

The SQL DBA will be required to manage all aspects of the end-to-end delivery of support for all of the SQL Servers & Databases, adhering to the relevant standards and assisting projects where necessary

In addition, this SQL DBA will have experience of administering, supporting and building SQL Server 2008 R2/2012, SQL 2016 and SQL 2019 databases in a business-critical production environment.

Technical Skills for this SQL DBA will include:

Security Cleared / Security Clearance / DV Cleared / DPSS Cleared
A solid background in database administration is required – Both supporting and building SQL databases within a highly professional environment
Performance Optimisation
Investigating Problems
SQL 2016 essential
Production SQL Server database administration on 2008R2, 2012 (Enterprise & Standard editions), SQL 2014 and SQL 2016
SQL 2019 migration experience would be advantageous
SQL AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Sound experience of SQL 2008R2 , 2012, 2016
Experience of 2019 an advantage
Experience of the cloud an advantage
Experience of a large busy environment an advantage
Happy to do oncall and out of hours work as and when needed.
Maintenance of business-critical systems
Windows Clustering and other HADR technologies
Experience in administering and deploying to SSMS environments
Advanced DBA, SQL Server admin and investigation skills
SQL performance optimisation, DB maintenance tasks & DB process loading analysis is key
Linux (preferably Red Hat)
MS Windows Server and active directory
Web-server skills/IIS/Web-site management
VM Ware
Powershell Scripting
Analysing event logs
My customer is ideally looking for someone who holds current, valid, Security Clearance (SC Cleared), and they will transfer this for you.  However, if you have held clearance in the past, which has lapsed they will consider renewing this for the right candidate – so please do apply.

To discuss this exciting opportunity in more detail, please APPLY NOW for a no obligation chat with your VIQU Consultant. Additionally, you can contact Gerard Ellis, by exploring the VIQU IT Recruitment website.

If you know someone who would be ideal for this role, by way of showing our appreciation, VIQU is offering an introduction fee up to £1,000 once your referral has successfully started work with our client (terms apply).

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