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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 Required

  • 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

£40,000 to £50,000