Contract SQL Server DBA

Job Title: Contract SQL Server DBA
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH28965_1638958813
Contact Name: Jessica Jolly
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 08, 2021 10:20

Job Description

My market-leading client are looking for a contract SQL Server DBA to join them on a 6-12 month assignment OUTSIDE IR35!

Day rate - £350-£400 per day

Location: - 100% remote

You will play a key role in developing, maintaining and evolving the business intelligence strategies and processes required to maintain, develop and support the company's data warehouse and Business Intelligence analysis, reporting and presentation tools. You'll support the provision of a centralised information source, team/location performance and business intelligence,


My client has a fantastic new opportunity for a SQL Server DBA to join the rapidly expanding team.

Your duties will include:

- 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


- Significant relevant experience of SQL Server database administration. Microsoft SQL Server (versions from 2008 up to and including 2019).
- Experience with Azure SQL is advantageous
- Strong self-sufficiency and initiative working on Database projects
- Practical experience in monitoring and tuning a database to provide a high availability service
- Experience of T-SQL, and DTS stored procedures
- Practical experience in managing the internal and external MS SQL database security

You must be available for a January start. If this sounds like you the please apply with your latest CV and I will be in touch with suitable candidates.