Lead Data Base Administrator - SQL / Azure - Manchester

Lead Data Base Administrator - SQL / Azure - Manchester


Lead DBA / DBA / Azure / Data Warehouse / SQL / SQL server / Migration / Power BI


Lead DBA required for a leading and award-winning loyalty and rewards company based in Manchester.

This role will be responsible for managing the business' SQL Server database environment hosted on Azure.

Reporting into the IT Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operation, performance and integrity of our SQL Server databases as well as providing database support to other staff members of staff based off site at their Head Office in Burton on Trent, Staffs.


The company is currently implementing a data warehouse so experience in this area is essential.


The ideal candidate for this role will have had ample exposure in a DBA or Lead DBA role previously, be comfortable liaising with stakeholders and be an excellent communicator.

This is a great role for someone is who is looking to join a company where they can play an integral part in business processes.


This role offers flexible working.



Key Responsibilities



  • Maintaining and developing the company's SQL Server databases including a data warehouse

  • Maintaining and testing our database backup processes

  • Monitoring database performance and tuning where necessary

  • Ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly

  • Communicating effectively with other staff members and hosting / service providers

  • Ensuring that the databases are secure and maintaining a high level of security

  • Setting and maintaining database permissions and access levels

  • Ownership and control of the ETL processes, including maintenance of new business data streams as they arise



Key Skills



  • Excellent knowledge as a DBA in administration, design and implementation of backups, performance tuning, management, and provisioning of databases.

  • Excellent knowledge Azure

  • Excellent knowledge of SQL Server 2016+

  • Preferable experience with Power BI

  • SQL Server Migrations

  • Database replication experience

  • Experience in High Availability Setup (Clustering, Database Mirroring, Log Shipping)



The salary my client is offering is between £45,000 and £50,000 per annum depending on experience.



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