SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA)

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Expertise IT Location Swansea Contract Type Permanent REF MJA200035

Job Description

Position Overview:

My client, an insurance organisation is looking for a permanent SQL Server DBA, to provide database support across the estate. This role will be based in Swansea, but largely remote as you will only be required in the office for a minimum of 2 days per month.
Key skills:
Experience in database development and support in MS SQL Server environments
Strong experience in Database Administration in SQL Server (2008 – 2019)
MCDBA / MCT certification
Knowledge in a scripting language like Powershell, VBScript, WSH
Effective Communication Skills
Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc
Experience in Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Ability to detect and troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU,memory,I/O, disk space and other resource contention
Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, Clustering, Database mirroring, Replication
Experience performing DR tests