Database Administration Lead -SQL Server- London/Flexible

Database Administration Lead/ DBA Lead - SQL Server - London/Flexible

Would you like to join an organisation helping the NHS develop innovative treatments that improve care and save lives?

Do you want to work for a company that will support your career progression?

Meet Viapath

Viapath is a scientific organisation with a clinical purpose.

Working in partnership with Guy's and St.

Thomas' Hospitals, King's College Hospital and Bedford NHS Hospital Trusts, they aim to set the standard for the future of pathology.

Join a passionate team

As part of the technology team at Viapath, you will help deliver exciting projects within the UK's largest Pathology Lab.

Viapath offers excellent professional development opportunities and a flexible working policy with a hybrid approach to remote working.

The recruitment process

Viapath has selected Crimson, a leading IT recruitment and technology solutions company, to source talented professionals for their ambitious transformation programme.

Crimson will be shortlisting candidates using video technology, an interview with Viapath will follow.

Position: Database Administration Lead

The role requires an experienced professional who has a thorough practical knowledge and technical skills in database principles such as database design and normalisation.

Advanced knowledge of MS SQL Server, including provisioning, securing, maintenance, performance tuning, patching to the latest patch levels, clustering/resilience, disaster recovery, backup/recovery methods and troubleshooting.

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an individual with experience of Database Administration to further develop their specialist knowledge and skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • The provision of new databases to hardened specification

  • DBA support

  • Database tuning

  • Database backup and restore processes

Key Skills

  • The provision of new databases to hardened specification

  • Database performance tuning and maintenance

  • Database backup and restore processes

  • Database troubleshooting

  • SQL Development - ability to write and troubleshoot SQL Code and design ( stored procs, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints )

  • Knowledge of best practices in IT and working within in an ITIL Framework.

  • To provide a professional front when dealing with colleagues at all levels.

  • Good general knowledge of workflows within pathology and/or healthcare settings.

Desirable skills

  • Experience of Solarwinds

  • Background in Healthcare industry from an administration perspective

  • Experience with implementing operational automation.

Salary: £50,000 and £65,000 per annum plus benefits.

How to apply

Send your up-to-date CV to Ian Tittley at Crimson for review.


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Database Administration Lead - SQL Server - London/Flexible

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