Junior Database Administrator


Henry McDonald

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West Midlands




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Job Title: Junior DBA

Salary: £55k + 10-15% Bonus

Location: Wolverhampton- Hybrid (3 Days per week in office 2 days work from home)

Core Responsibilities

  • Plan, test and implement database systems installation and upgrades.
  • Regularly review logs and security logs to ensure the good performance safety, security of database systems, following best practices
  • Automate processes and improve efficiency of data management processes
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database connectivity issues
  • Monitor Service Now Tickets and resolve or escalate as needed
  • Recommend processes and controls (technical and non-technical) to improve the performance and reliability of the database
  • Liaise with 3rd party suppliers on SQL / database issues
  • Review weekly auditing, connectivity and performance dashboards, and make recommendations on potential improvement.
  • Perform daily SQL checks
  • Attend regular mentoring sessions with manager
  • Managing database access
  • Writing reports, documentation and operating manuals
  • Testing and modifying databases to ensure that they operate reliably

Key Skills

  • Experience in Database Administration and Service Delivery (3rd Line Support)
  • Experience in SQL
  • Experience of scripting with T-SQL
  • Experience with Redgate Backup Pro
  • Previous experience of SQL Security

Ideal Skills

  • Infrastructure experience
  • Experience in Cloud based Database Solutions
  • Exposure to Microsoft BI Stack
  • PowerShell Scripting

If you wish to apply for this position, please email us at apply@som-3.com