SQL Database Engineer

Recruiter
BAE Systems.
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Oct 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2019
Ref
68259
Sector
Consultancy
Job Type
Permanent
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Job title
Server Infrastructure Engineer
About Us
Everything we do creates a safer future. In a new age of cyber threats, our people have a shared vision to protect the connected world, to create and deliver intelligent global solutions across and ever changing technological (threat) landscape. We are obsessed about solving problems for our customers, we bring together great minds who face tough challenges on a daily basis, and are encourage to make a difference.
 
Together, we make the world a safer place.
 
Make everyday matter.
 
About The Team
The Infrastructure team supports all of the infrastructure services within the business, and is responsible for the day to day operations and project requests for all aspects of the service, including implementing new systems and maintain existing systems.
 
 
 
About The Role
 
The successful candidate will be joining the Hosting and Environments team with responsibility for resolving infrastructure support issues, maintaining and managing the overall performance and availability of the Hosting and Environments infrastructure and systems. Providing support to users at all levels of the organisation will form a key element of this role
 
What You Will Be Doing
 
Principle Responsibilities
 
Developing and maintaining backup and disaster recovery plans
Install, configure, patch and support SQL Server databases
Implement database maintenance plans
Monitoring, optimizing, troubleshooting and performance tuning
Strong problem management and analysis skills
Design, develop and implement complex database systems
Planning requirements and storage needs to allow for database growth
To review, document & enhance complex stored procedures
Out of hours support on a rota for the infrastructure
 
 
Skills and Experience
Essential:
5+ years MS SQL Server Administration experience required
Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory
Excellent written and verbal communication
Flexible, team player, "get-it-done" personality
Ability to organize and plan work independently
Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams
Degree or relevant experience in a busy IT department
MCTS, MCITP, and/or MVP certifications a plus
The successful candidate will also have experience with a variety of IT administration & management applications.
 
Desirable:
MCSE with SQL
VCP
Very strong attention to detail.
Excellent analytical & problem solving skills.
Positive attitude.
Capable of handling multiple priorities in fast paced surroundings. 
Ability to cope with occasional pressure.
Excellent communication skills (written & verbal).
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in an international environment.
Flexible approach to work with the ability to pro-actively take the initiative and work independently with little supervision, and also to be part of a collaborative team where ideas & skills are shared.
Ability to acquire new skills quickly and learn on the job.
Ability to assess the impact of making changes on existing environments
Professional / flexible individual that can adapt quickly to changing requirements or priorities and where necessary divert to assist other teams/projects.
 
 
 
Company information

We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes - often collecting and analysing huge volumes of data.
 
We employ over 4,000 people across 18 countries in the Americas, APAC, UK and EMEA
 
Help us secure a connected world.  Apply now and be inspired.

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