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SQL Server DBA Job Description

Job Overview
To support the SQL Server databases and ensure their performance, availability and security.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the databases that support the system
- Work to ensure that the associated hardware resources allocated to the databases and to ensure high resilience and performance tuning
- To proactively monitor the database systems to ensure secure services with minimum downtime
- Responsible for providing trend analysis to management team to enable them to make informed decisions regarding resource management
- Responsible for troubleshooting and problem solving of SQL
- Responsible for improvement and maintenance of the databases to include rollout and upgrades
- Responsible for implementation and release of database changes according to agreed timescales and costs

Skills / Attributes
- In depth SQL Server Database Administration experience.
- Experience of managing multiple MS SQL 2000 & 2005 RDBMS on large systems
- Strong self-sufficiency and initiative working on Database projects
- Experience Practical experience in monitoring and tuning a database to provide a high availability service
- Experience of Transactional SQL, and DTS stored procedures
- Practical experience in managing the internal and external MS SQL database security

Typical Salary Range: £35,000 to £50,000