SQL Developer / Database Administrator

Sector: Information Technology
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Gillingham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 910787
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Just Recruitment is recruiting for an SQL Developer / Database Administrator on behalf of a company based in Gillingham, Kent.

You will primarily support the IT teams at 2 sites, however, you will also be engaged in supporting the wider IT manufacturing teams globally.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Manage SQL Server databases including the implementation of backup procedures, and ensuring high standards of documentation, performance and database availability
  • Design maintenance procedures and put them into operation
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
  • Maintain database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters and ensure they operate reliably
  • Manage and enforce Server and Database security policy including user group and application access permissions
  • Manage database migration projects for various parts of the business
  • Provide Business wide support in analysing, solving and correcting real-time data issues with long term technical solutions
  • Create and maintain reports, documentation and operating manuals
  • Refine and develop appropriate automated server processes and SQL code including windows services, stored procedures, views, triggers and SSIS
  • Assist, train and mentor application developers with complex query tuning
  • Maintenance of test databases for the code development environment
  • Provide expertise in defining new Database schemas as part of new application projects
  • Extract, transform and import data from legacy systems
    Collaborate with Enterprise service providers where role-based access and co-administration issues must be resolved

Skills and attributes:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft SQL Server / Oracle DB, hands-on experience in MS SQL Server administration
  • Familiarity with the practical application of NoSQL\NewSQL databases;
  • Familiarity with database design, documentation and coding
  • Expert in writing complex SQL queries, specifically Transact-SQL (stored procedures, triggers and views)
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL queries, scripts
  • Experience in troubleshooting, optimising and maintaining complex data environments
  • Experience with SQL Server business Intelligence development studio and knowledge of creating ETL packages using SSIS
  • Exposure to source code control and version management;
  • Knowledge of Active Directory a plus
  • Other programming knowledge (C#, VB, ASP.net, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Matlab) desirable
  • Some experience with visualisation tools such as Power BI and Tableau
  • Ability to multi-task and switch effectively between different activities and priorities
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated to solve problems and work independently
Contact Tracey Bates to talk about this role on 01376 517079