Database Administrator (DBA)



Pontypool, Torfaen

Would you like to work as a Database Administrator (DBA) for a health organisation that employs over 10,000 people? The pay may not be as high as some FinTech companies, but you get 27 days holiday rising to 33 days, flexible working and a huge pension.

The Role:

The organisation has a large and complex ICT service that underpins its delivery of digital health care. ICT supports around 14,000 users and over 200 services across more than 120 sites.

You will provide management and support of database environments and associated technologies such as Integration Services, Reporting Services and Analysis Services and be responsible for the management and operation of databases.

You will support by providing expertise which ensures work packages and business as usual tasks are delivered effectively and also take the lead in planning and managing their successful delivery.

The role is largely responsible for providing operational database services to the organisation focussed on SQL technologies and other database solutions as well as their underpinning platforms.

Some of the primary responsibilities of this role would include:

Identifying, owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests.
Fulfilling requests through project work and BAU (Business As Usual)

Resolving incidents within SLAs.

Reviewing service related reports (e.g. database backups, maintenance, monitoring) on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved within established SLAs.

Maintaining security, access control and connectivity to the database environments.

Responding to database related alerts and escalations

Identify recurring problems and come up with strategic solutions to resolve them.

The Skills:

Extensive experience working in a SQL Server RDBMS Environment
Experience of working with SQL Server 2008 up to SQL Server 2016
Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory
Extensive experience of ICT support systems support.
Experience of technical systems support.
Experience within a broad and complex Microsoft + Unix operational environment
Experience of using a major call management / helpdesk application

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