SQL DBA

Salary & Benefits: Competitive plus benefits

Department / Function: Technical Support

Location: London

Job Advert Description:

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced SQL DBA to join our onsite team, supporting one of our established Insurance Sector clients based in the City of London.

The Opportunity

  • Assist in specifying and sizing new servers and then being responsible for the installation and configuration of SQL on the new database servers as required.
  • Apply SQL patches appropriately as they become available and assist third party vendors when applying patches or installing their systems.
  • Monitor and maintain system health and availability of all databases and resolve downtime in a timely fashion.
  • Monitor and maintain the security access to the servers/databases promoting the principle of least privilege.
  • Ensure a complete backup solution is in place and that the current RTO and RPO objectives are achievable

The Person

  • Extensive SQL Server experience is required and it is essential to have experience of the latest version of SQL and the new features including  Columnstore, Querystore and Extended events.
  • Performance tuning -  how to diagnose query execution plans, wait statistics etc.
  • Clustering and multi-site availability groups.
  • Net-backup SQL backups of availability groups.
  • Automation of DBA practices using TSQL and Powershell
  • SCOM

Join NTT DATA in the UK and you will be joining a growing company where you will be more than just another employee. With an entrepreneurial attitude you will have the opportunity to grow your career and stand out from the crowd. At NTT DATA we help develop innovative business and IT solutions for some of the most respected organisations in the public and private sectors. 

At NTT DATA we place great importance on the value of diversity. The powerful effect of being able to call on a diverse workforce and all the benefits that go with it are central to our culture. It's a core principle that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. We believe that building an inclusive and diverse workplace is essential to our success; we want our people to feel comfortable, be themselves and, as a result thrive.

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