Job: Azure Cloud SQL DBA

Title Azure Cloud SQL DBA
Categories Technology Permanent
Salary c£75k
Location Central London
Job Information

Harris global are currently recruiting for an experienced Azure Cloud DBA to work on a permanent basis in central London. The role will work within the Infrastructure & Operations department, providing technical MS SQL expertise to support the aims and objectives of the Technology function.

Working within the DBA operations team, the role will be responsible for ensuring the security, availability, integrity and end-to-end support of all MS SQL services. The successful candidate will split their time between BAU & project work and will undertake support and development of both on-premise and cloud-based MS SQL systems (mixture of vendor/internally developed), working closely with other operations and development teams to protect existing production services and facilitate the introduction of new services using MS SQL.

Principal Activities of the successful Azure Cloud SQL DBA:

Support the business via a support call system, resolving logged support calls within agreed SLAs
Performing proactive monitoring of the SQL Server estate, ensuring system availability and performance
The role will involve a diverse split between BAU & projects work, which will include working with both on-premise and Cloud based systems (mixture of vendor/internally developed)
The role will require providing tactical and strategic solutions focusing on database design, scalability, availability, tuning and performance enhancements

The successful Azure Cloud SQL DBA will possess the following skills and experience:

Experience in all aspects of database management with versions of MS SQL Server up to 2016 and beyond, including:

Administering, managing & maintaining very large databases
Excellent performance tuning and troubleshooting skills
ETL – SSIS (Data Factory preferable)
Data warehousing – SSAS (Analysis Services in Azure preferable)
SSRS & PowerBI
SQL Server HA/DR
Expert knowledge of SQL administration and security protocols for Client Server environments deployed using Cloud based IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solutions on Windows platforms (using Azure)
Experience working within a CI/CD environment, including understanding of automated DevOps release management pipelines & next generation tooling (VSTS, etc.)
Scripting knowledge (PowerShell)
Ability to ensure business continuity by developing and implementing highly available database systems, disaster recovery and database backup and recovery plans and procedures, both on-premise and in Azure

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and for more information and a full JD, please apply.

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