DBA Specialist - SQL/AWS

DBA Specialist - SQL/AWS

Job Title: DBA Specialist - SQL/AWS
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DBA2511_1637859755
Contact Name: Narcis Velcu
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 25, 2021 17:02

Job Description

Role: DBA Specialist -SQL / AWS

Contract: 3 - 4 months initially + extensions

Day Rate: £500 - £550

IR35: Inside

Location: Leeds / Remote

I am looking Senior Database Administrator (DBA) SQL Server specialist to join a small team to oversee both the SQL estate and some AWS Cloud platform administration, with responsibilities as follows:

Installation, maintenance, and capacity planning

- Install and configure database software and maintain with patching and updates as required.

- Understand business usage, strategy and the likely growth of the system and plan for increases to capacity as appropriate.

Disaster Recovery and High Availability

- Provide advice and make recommendations relating to the appropriate preservation of data, e.g relating to backup schedules or archiving.

- Able to design and implement high availability solutions for SQL databases / servers using technologies such as SQL Server 'AlwaysOn' and Failover Clustering.

Performance Monitoring

- Use monitoring tools to monitor the performance of pipelines and databases. Tweak and fine tune to avoid issues, which may include configuration or capacity changes, indexing and query handling.

- Ensure data pipelines are high-performing and work with Data Engineers to improve performance where needed.

Essential skills as follows:

-Demonstrable understanding of Microsoft Windows and either Unix or Linux

-Significant knowledge of enterprise relational database technologies such as:

Microsoft SQL Server 2008R2 and later

-Oracle Database 11G or later

-Oracle SQL Developer

- Understanding of NoSQL data technologies

Experience of AWS data services including:

- AWS Aurora

- PostgreSQL

- Dynamodb

If you are interested, please apply with your CV and I will be in touch ASAP.

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