SQL Database Administrator - SQL DBA

Recruitment Genius


Job Description

This company is the technology division of a leading global corporate travel management company, and together they are creating a fully integrated digital customer experience. Their goal is to make it super easy for organisations to book and manage their business travel.

They allow their customers to realise this through their technology platform and proprietary travel products, as well as ensuring all their employees have the infrastructure to make our goal achievable. Getting corporate travellers to where they want to be is the reason they are here.

The Role
Their Technology Delivery team is responsible for the implementation and 3rd line support of leading edge technologies within the company. They are looking for a Database Administrator to provide advanced support, strategic guidance and administration on their Microsoft SQL Server infrastructure. Reporting to the Head of Technology Delivery (Europe), you will be responsible for performing regular housekeeping and maintenance procedures, ensuring backup and recovery procedures are defined and adhered to.

You will troubleshoot SQL Server outages as they occur, and take pro-active measures to reduce the likelihood of re-occurrence. The role will include the monitoring of system availability and capacity as well as maintaining user access administration and auditing, enforcing least privileges methodology to SQL servers and databases.

Working with your colleagues, you will install, configure and manage Clustered SQL Servers including the management and deployment of Microsoft patches and updates. If you are looking for a role with autonomy then this may be the right ticket for you. You will need to have strong analytical and trouble shooting skills with the ability to resolve complex problems.

It's all about you
A team orientated individual, you will be able to support the delivery of knowledge sharing and the successful achievement of their goals. Other essentials include:
- Ability to manage priorities
- A confident decision maker with the ability to work autonomously on time critical tasks
- Highly organised
- Technical experience and knowledge of: Microsoft SQL Server 2 (2017), Oracle MySQL (Community, Standard and Enterprise), Analysis Services, Reporting Services and SQL Server Integration Services, MS SQL clustering using Windows Server 2008, Server 2012, or 2016 including installation, Operational processes, Concepts of structured data storage and retrieval.

Working for this company you'll enjoy a competitive salary and great benefits including private medical, holiday buy or sell and an additional allowance to spend of a wide range of heavily discounted benefits. They give their people autonomy and empowerment to develop and grow their careers. They also love to have fun and solve problems over a game of ping pong or pool. Sound like you? Then they would love to hear from you.



  • Location : Farnborough
  • Reference : 5158_00084523/461937703
  • Salary: Paid Annual.
  • Closing Date:
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