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SQL Server DBA - Azure, PaaS - Global Company!

London - London

£60,000 - £70,000   10% + corporate benefits + pension

SQL Server DBA - Azure, PaaS - Global Company!

Are you a great SQL Server DBA or Engineer?

A new position at one of the FTSE 250 company's here in London has opened as a SQL server database administrator. This is an incredible position for an ideal candidate with a great passion and enthusiasm for SQL servers. You would be working in a diverse environment with a SQL Server estate which will be migrating to the cloud.

Large scale enterprise SQL Server environment. For success you must have a very solid SQL Server background at top DBA level. There are ongoing projects in trend to migrating they're on premises IaaS onto Azure.

Successful candidate will be expected to have some Azure / PaaS knowledge, but our client is flexible on cloud experience and are prepared to give lots of exposure, training and development around Azure PaaS, CI/CD and Infrastructure as Code (IaC).

Core Requirements:

  • MSSQL Server 2012/2014/2016/2017
  • Database administration both on premise and in cloud platforms
  • SQL Server estate = 40 DBs on-prem/IaaS & 70 DBs in Azure PaaS
  • Automation using (IaC) Terraform
  • Solid understanding of IaaS, PaaS & SaaS
  • If you do not have Azure but are very strong on PowerShell for automation or IaC tools such as Terraform then you will also be of interest!

You will gain/nice to have:

  • Exposure of using Power BI and Business Objects SSRS / SSIS Oracle
  • Automation via (IaC) using Terraform
  • CI/CD - TeamCity and Octopus CI/CD tools
  • Redgate software which links to the TeamCity and Octopus' tools.
  • Security Projects where you will be implementing and automating company policy's
  • Oracle version 10 (Running x2 instances)
  • Chance to move into a data solutions architect role in Azure
  • Massive exposure to migrating to Azure


  • Have experience in a similar or related role (SQL Server DBA / Developer / Consultant).
  • Be passionate about all things DevOps and Infrastructure as Code, ideally with experience in Azure or AWS, but not essential.
  • Have experience architecting, building and supporting production SQL Server estates
  • Understand the latest database security trends and best practices.
  • Be able to demonstrate a systematic and analytical approach to problem-solving and lateral thinking.
  • Enjoy working under pressure in a team and/or independently as required.

Able to adapt to changes in a dynamic environment Strong SQL server background preferably within a digital, financial services or media organisation.

Experiences of Agile work practices will be a huge advantage in this role.

This is one of our bet clients, there is a great culture, utilisation of the latest technology and career and development plans.


  • 10% + corporate benefits + pension first 3yrs they will match up to 5%. After 3yrs will match up to 10%
  • 25 days` holiday
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Private Health Care
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Pension (The company matches employee contribution)
  • Share Purchase Scheme

Please apply to this ASAP if you feel you would be right for the role & company!

SQL Server DBA - Azure, PaaS - Global Company!

SQL Server DBA Azure PaaS

Updated: Mon May 25 2020 01:30:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)