SQL DBA


London - London

£67,000 - £67,000   Generous

SQL Server DBA - GAIN AWS! - Live Entertainment

An interesting opportunity that's open to an experienced SQL Server DBA who has great T-SQL scripting skills. A great opportunity here to work for one of one of the World's leading live entertainment companies! They operate in 30 countries, with over £70m invested in core technology with more than 530 million products sold annually - they are market leaders. They are also handling the data for the forthcoming Winter Olympics!


You will be administering and developing our client's complex SQL Server databases whilst also being responsible for backup, recovery, performance tuning, T-SQL and stored procedures. You will use your experience with data architecture and management to develop and scale SQL databases and configure servers and processes and automate tasks to improve reliability and cut down on development time and costs!


It will be essential that you have advanced experience supporting SQL Server Databases. Our client boasts a huge AWS public cloud environment where a lot of the databases are hosted so this is a great opportunity for you to gain experience of a Public Cloud environment. A golden ticket here!

You will be working with two other DBAs and will be managing databases sitting across the globe and across multiple nodes and clusters.

Technical Skills Required:

  • Experience in SQL Server Database performance tuning & optimisation with successful outcomes for MS SQL Server instances
  • SQL Server 2012 - 2019
  • Manage Groups SQL Server databases, configure and maintain database servers and processes
  • Excellent T-SQL skills, including query optimisation, query plan analysis.
  • Experience with scripting languages - the company uses PowerShell, Bash and Python, experience with any of these is good
  • Scripting ideally PowerShell

Technologies that are not essential but you will gain exposure to and use daily:

  • AWS (MS SQL sitting on EC2 instances in AWS)
  • MySQL
  • Postgres
  • CI/CD tooling

This is such a great opportunity to join an organisation with a truly global and enterprise sized architecture. You will be working as part of the Intl' Operations and Reliability team, focused on partnering with Software Engineering and Product Mgmt teams to ensure alignment on achieving business goals as well as building, maintaining and improving critical parts of a business-critical product suite.

Dress down culture. Great working environment and here are some of the benefits:

  • 10% Bonus
  • Very remote based but can work in office if you prefer
  • Maximum 5% Employer Pension Contribution - Matched Contribution Scheme
  • Income Protection (capped at 2 Years)
  • Life Assurance 4 x salary
  • Unlimited Holiday!
  • Flex working time
  • Onsite Bar
  • Charity leave days
  • Ping Pong, Wii, Xbox, Pool Table, Pinball etc
  • Regular free fresh fruit delivery

APPLY ASAP! This is a GREAT opportunity.

SQL Server DBA - GAIN AWS! - Live Entertainment

SQL DBA




Updated: Tue Nov 09 2021 09:24:24 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)