SQL Server DBA/Developer - World Renowned Arts Institution

London - London

£35,000 - £43,500   + Generous

SQL Server DBA/Developer - South Kensington - World Renowned Arts Institution

A world-renowned arts institution based in South Kensington is looking for a Database Administrator. You will be joining an IT department of circa 25 employees looking after 1300 users.

One of your main responsibilities will be troubleshooting and development of workflows and plug-ins for their Microsoft dynamics platform. Your role will also involve application development, including supporting bespoke apps, building reporting portals and developing scripts.

This world-renowned Institute attracts more than 4 million people every year. They use a variety of applications and handle a lot of customer data so there is a lot of stimulating duties for you here.

Essential skills

  • SQL Server 2008/2012/2014 database administration.
  • T-SQL scripting, stored procedures and triggers in an enterprise-level environment.
  • PowerShell Scripting - strong in areas of Development and troubleshooting.
  • SSIS and SSRS administration. (Any Ideal!)
  • ITIL - Solid understanding of service management processes.
  • Network principles (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP)
  • MySQL - database administration.
  • Active Directory management.

Desired skills

  • Windows server 2008/R2/2012/2016 and active directory skills.
  • Microsoft SQL certifications: MCSA: SQL server 2012/2014, MCTS: SQL Server 2008, Implementation and maintenance or MCITP: Database Administrator.
  • Clustering/High Availability
  • Virtualisation (VMware, HYPER-V)


  • Implementing and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software.
  • Maintenance, administration, performance and availability of database infrastructure.
  • Monitor, Optimise and allocate physical data storage for database systems.
  • Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems as required.
  • Work closely with the service desk to provide second- and third-line operational support for all SQL-related issues and to ensure timely and efficient resolution of SQL infrastructure-related incidents and service requests.
  • Ensure capacity, availability, security and service support requirements are considered in all IT infrastructure changes.
  • Contribute to technical aspects of key change documentation such as business requirements, change impact assessments, change implementation plans, change tickets, change roll out plans etc.

As well as working for a great team, with some fantastic career development potential you will receive the following benefits:


  • 28 days holiday + 8 public holidays.
  • 10% Co. Pension.
  • Non-contributory life assurance.
  • Season Ticket Loan.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Heavily subsidised Staff Canteen.
  • 36 Working Hour Week with a degree of flex.
  • Childcare Scheme

This is an amazing environment to work in and they are looking for someone to start ASAP!


SQL Server DBA/Developer - South Kensington - World Renowned Arts Institution

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Updated: Tue Mar 03 2020 10:32:46 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)