Database Administrator

  • Location:

    Belfast

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Salary:

    30280 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Michael McAlinden

  • Contact email:

    michael.mcalinden@mparecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02895211111

  • Job ref:

    MM-DA

  • Duration:

    10 Months

  • Startdate:

    26th July 2021

Database Administrator

On behalf of our public sector Client based in the Greater Belfast area, MPA recruitment welcome suitable applications for the role of a Database Administrator.

The Database Administrator’s primary job is to ensure that data is available, protected from loss and corruption, and accessible for business-critical procedural and corporate IT systems that support Assembly business.

Type: Temporary

Start Date: 26 July 2021

End Date: May 2022

Location: Greater Belfast

Salary: £30,280 per annum

Hours of work: 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday, (Flexible working hours between 8am - 6pm)

The main duties and responsibilities of the role:

  • Analyse data to assess and plan storage capacity requirements, including the storage for backups.
  • Assess hardware requirements and provide specifications to the Infrastructure Team
  • Design SQL Server environments on-premise and in the Azure Cloud, considering availability, accessibility, security, backup, and data recovery.
  • Configure, implement, and monitor SQL Server Transactional Replication between on-premises and Azure cloud instances
  • Monitor performance and tune SQL Servers instances to improve server performance
  • Monitor and optimise databases to improve efficiency, including indexing and query handling
  • Monitor the integrity of the databases using database checks, scheduled jobs, alerts and reporting
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to the Software Development team on database designs, change management and archiving
  • Design and implement backup and data recovery strategies appropriate to the requirements of the system and the IT Disaster Recovery plan

Criteria:

Essential:

  • Applicants for the post must by the closing date for application:
  • A primary degree, 2:2 classification, in Computing, Computing Science, Software Engineering or other discipline relevant to Information Systems / Information Technology*.

AND

  • At least 2 years’ experience of:
  • Administering an enterprise-level SQL Server environment ** (SQL Server 2012 or later)
  • Database Design based on Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or later.

AND

  • At least 1 years’ experience of:
  • SQL Server Transactional Replication
  • SQL Server Always on High Availability Groups

OR

  • A HND or Foundation Degree in Computing or other discipline relevant to Information Systems / Information Technology*.

AND

  • At least 3 years’ experience of:
  • Administering an enterprise-level SQL Server environment ** (SQL Server 2012 or later)
  • Database Design based on Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or later.

AND

  • At least 1 years’ experience of:
  • SQL Server Transactional Replication
  • SQL Server Always on High Availability Groups

Apply

To apply for this position please click on the link provide

Or for further information and a confidential discussion on this post please call Michael at our Belfast office on 028 9521 1111.

Please ensure your CV is accurate and update with full personal contact details, education history, qualifications, and employment history.

MPA Recruitment are operating as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

MPA are committed to providing equality of opportunity in employment and welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of gender, marital or family status, religious belief, political opinion, disability, age, race, nationality, or sexual orientation.