SQL Database Technician - SQL DBA/ Developer

Job Title: SQL Database Technician - SQL DBA/ Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wales
Salary: £350 - £375 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: EW-17314
Contact Name: Ellie Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 15, 2017 12:12

Job Description

SQL Database Technician/ SQL DBA/ Developer required for a government agency to monitor SQL Server instances and ensure the availability and performance of business databases who preferably has public sector experience.


The Role:

  • Implement and release database changes in co-operation with developers and users.
  • Provide technical advice on all aspects of SQL Server to management, developers and users.
  • Design and implement SQL Server databases as required.
  • Design, plan and execute or supervise execution of specialist technical tasks
  • Drive your own self-development in your area of expertise aligned with the organisations’ technical strategy.
  • Provide technical consultancy, expertise and advice to all managers and teams within IT
  • Work with others to set the appropriate level and quality of standards, policies, procedures and processes
  • Attend Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings to represent changes proposed by the DBA team
  • Document plans, support instructions and other necessary documentation
  • Pro-actively identify and manage problems, incidents, risks and issues
  • Act as a technical coach or mentor
  • Identify opportunities to develop business solutions
  • Contribute to technical meetings
  • Apply HMG IA technical security controls according to ISO 27001 & the Security Policy Framework (SPF)
  • Promote and display the IPO and Civil Service Values


Key Skills

Ability to demonstrate knowledge and experience of the following technologies: -
  • SQL Server (version 2008 and 2012)
  • Database Administration
  • SQL Server (version 2008 and later)
  • TSQL programming  
  • SQL Server 2005/2008/2012 performance monitoring and tuning

For an informal discussion please contact Ellie Walker on 01543 622407

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