Senior Database Administrator (Azure SQL PaaS)

Senior Database Administrator (Azure SQL PaaS) – Insurance – Remote

Senior Database Administrator

MS SQL, Azure, PaaS, Cloud

London Insurance Market

Remote

Permanent

£70,000 – £75,000 per annum + benefits + bonus

Senior – Database – Administrator – DBA – MS SQL – Azure – PaaS – T SQL – DTS – SSIS – Windows – Server – Insurance

My client is a leading global insurance organisation that specialises itself in providing marine, property and life insurance, they are looking for a Senior Database Administrator with a hands-on experience of the Azure SQL PaaS to join their growing IT team.

This is a great time to join my client, as they have grown by acquisition over the last few years and this growth has led to a requirement to enhance and grow their IT department.

You will join a tight-knit team of engineers and manage databases through the entire product lifecycle. This role will configure and maintain database servers to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.

As a technical subject matter expert, you will mentor Database Engineers, review existing and implement new solutions to meet business objectives. You will act as an internal team escalation point for database requests and issues.

Senior – Database – Administrator – DBA – MS SQL – Azure – PaaS – T SQL – DTS – SSIS – Windows – Server – Insurance

Job Responsibilities

* Ensures the highest levels of systems and database availability through best practices design and implementation
* Enforces system and database configuration standards through documentation and automation for lower-level support teams
* Translates high-level design documentation into low-level database design for implementation
* Performs advanced technical analysis and recommends database purchases and upgrades as needed
* Provides project coordination and writes documentation for technology implementations
* Tracks issues and business requests, and researches broad-based solutions and new features that meet user needs

Senior – Database – Administrator – DBA – MS SQL – Azure – PaaS – T SQL – DTS – SSIS – Windows – Server – Insurance

Required Skills/Experience

* 8+ years of related enterprise database experience
* Hands on experience with Azure SQL PaaS is essential
* Database management in both physical & virtual environments
* Implement AlwaysOn Availability Groups, High Availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server (Log Shipping, Replication, and Mirroring)
* Microsoft Azure SQL Databases, Managed Instances and Azure IaaS
* Monitoring and performance tuning along with an understanding of how to read execution plans
* Windows Server 2012 and later editions
* Working with T-SQL, BCP, DTS, and SSIS development and Windows Servers
* Knowledge and experience of deployment, automation and configuration management technologies

Senior – Database – Administrator – DBA – MS SQL – Azure – T SQL – DTS – SSIS – Windows – Server – Insurance

Senior Database Administrator

MS SQL, Azure, PaaS, Cloud

London Insurance Market

Remote

Permanent

£70,000 – £75,000 per annum + benefits + bonus


Location:
City of London, London
Rate:
£70000 - £75000 per annum + + benefits+ bonus
Reference:
JS/DBA/1/M
Posted Date:
22/10/2021

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