Lead SQL Server DBA

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Lead SQL Server DBA

On behalf of our market-leading client, we are recruiting for a Lead SQL Server DBA. As Lead SQL Server DBA you will be responsible for the timely delivery of quality, reconciled data to several internal departments.

The duties of the Lead SQL Server DBA will include:

  • Provide leadership to the DBA team, including monitoring of internal KPI’s and SLA’s
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of the Data Delivery Service
  • Represent the Data Delivery Service in the wider Managed Service function
  • Regularly audit the effectiveness of the Service and act where service levels drop below acceptable levels.
  • Manage all SQL Server database servers and databases, ensuring configuration, security, availability, and replication settings are in line with business requirements
  • Analyse and plan for immediate and future capacity requirements
  • Monitor application and database performance to alleviate bottlenecks and issues to ensure continued delivery of service

The Lead SQL Server DBA will have the following:

  • Excellent understanding of SQL Server and its development including T-SQL queries, stored procedure, user-defined functions, views, indexes
  • Leadership ability to engage employees in a highly pressurized environment.
  • Excellent analytical & problem-solving skills, identifying root causes and offering solutions
  • Good line management and organization skills
  • Azure Experience 
  • Strong numerical literacy with the ability to understand and suggest improvements to operation processes


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Lead Database Administrator to join an award-winning company, where you will work in an innovative and dynamic environment and play a vital part in the company’s transformational journey. For your hard work you will be rewarded with a generous benefits package:

  • Flexible working hours with the opportunity for some home working
  • An additional day off for your birthday!
  • Company pension scheme and group life assurance

How to Apply if you’re Interested in this Job:

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Lead SQL Server DBA


14 January 2022
Circa £75K


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