Job type: Contract
Contact name: Gary Simpson

Contact email: gary.simpson@change-digital.co.uk
Contact phone: 0141 5668922
Job ref: 134840
Published: 17 days ago
Expiry date: 08 Apr 2024 00:59

Are you an experienced Microsoft SQL DBA ?

Do you have a strong understanding and experience supporting a production database estate of SQL Server up to and including SQL Server 2019 ?

This is a 6 month Inside IR35 (Umbrella) contract paying up to £500 per day.

You can work remotely as long as you are happy to travel to Newcastle for the occasional team meeting.

Your experience should include:

  • Experience of undertaking SQL Server database builds, patching and upgrades (up to and including 2019)
  • ITIL Service Management awareness (Change, Incident & Problem Management processes)
  • Strong technical expertise and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and take responsibility for team deliverables
  • Experience of SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery using Clustering and Always On including setup, troubleshooting and support
  • Experience with SQL Server and Windows server patching
  • Experience with SQL Server backup, recovery and housekeeping.
  • Clear evidence of ability to prioritise multiple activities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong working knowledge of PowerShell or scripting and automating tasks
  • Understanding of SQL Server architecture to Microsoft standards


Advantageous skills:

  • A demonstrable track record working with large and complex database environments
  • Experience of ServiceNow and managing configuration items
  • Experience using and building new pages on Apex using various information sources
  • Experience with TDE (Transparent Data Encryption)
  • Production and route to live environment experience
  • Documenting and implementing all SQL configuration change
  • Experience in either the banking sector or Financial Services
  • An MCSE Certification for SQL Server Administration or equivalent


For more information get in touch asap on 0141 5668922