Azure Architect

Job Title: Azure Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Salary: £600.00 - £625.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00081697_1539593970
Contact Name: Ben Small
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2018 09:59

Job Description

Ideal Candidate:

Awesome database administrator with demonstrable experience in tuning in-house test and customer-hosted production databases
A DBA who has experience with working with development and test teams to hone and tune database performance and query optimisation
Great inter-personal communication skills able to work in line with internal and external team expectations.
An individual who is constantly looking to improve our processes and tooling
Experience with analysing and resolving issues in real time, providing problem resolution and feedback to the development team
Structured and methodical approach defining and setting standards for the DBA team
A flexible, 'get-it-done' personality
A leader will who recruit other DBAs into their team

Your Experience:

5+ years MS SQL Server 2012 administration and above
Performance tuning and optimisation
Hands-on experience with SQL Server implementations including design, security, testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, optimisation and support
Experience of working with development teams implementing product features indexing, stored procedures, etc.
Experience with physical, virtual and cloud-hosted databases and able to offer insight into all
Providing technical mentorship and cross-training to the development teams to help uplift application tuning knowledge throughout the technical team


Oracle database administration experience
Experience with working alongside development teams, practising Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery cycles
Your Responsibilities:
Working closely with the development and test teams, to help drive database application performance through best practice SQL techniques
Working with our customers to help identify bottlenecks and trouble-shoot issues in test and production systems
Responsible for data analysis and database management and maintenance of client databases
Responsible for tools and technique selection to move client forward in line with our agile development practices
Working with the test team, to help lead stress and load testing of the product and provide recommendations for application tuning
To start building a new team of DBAs and lead and manage this team

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