Senior SQL Database Administrator

Nigel Frank International

Senior SQL Database Administrator

Location- London/ Remote

Salary- Up to £70,000

We’re looking for talented SQL DBA’s to join a team of highly skilled data experts with one of the UK’s leading consultancies. If you’re passionate about your work, interested in gaining cloud experience and wanting a technically hands-on but senior role, this could be the role for you!

The opportunities with this role are extensive and varied – with the chance to move into management roles in the future, take a lead on their huge Cloud Expansion project or even lead on their drive to become a Microsoft Partner!

Job Description

As a Senior Database Administrator, you’ll be responsible for maintaining a strong relationship with one of their largest clients, a well-known, high-street retailer – and help guide a small team of junior DBA’s.

You will be responsible for carrying out maintenance & support of multiple enterprise, mission critical databases. Resolution of incidents & problems including root cause analysis. Recommending & performing change activities in relation to the databases & interfaced application configurations and performing scheduled database project defined activities.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Housekeeping including the creation, implementation and maintaining of maintenance plans that are attributed to the efficient running of a Database and any associated Application with a dependency on the Database.
  • Monitoring and Alerting of Microsoft SQL databases using the provided tools (SolarWinds & AppDynamics), review, create, implement, and maintain monitoring parameters leading to proactive database monitoring and importantly issue prevention.
  • Operating system and application configuration recommendations for the optimisation of the supported databases to maximise effective and efficient operation.
  • Database Replication, best practices, and existing operational systems.
  • Database backup and DR processes – to create, maintain and monitor.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Must have SQL Server on Multiple versions.
  • Typical DBA skill-set (high availability, always on groups, backups, recovery, performance tuning.
  • SSIS, SSRS or SSAS experience
  • Experience in- Performance turning and disaster recovery.


  • This role is offering up to £70,000 (depending on experience)
  • Flexible/ Remote working opportunities.
  • Extensive training and certification opportunities.
  • Varied career development pathways.

Please Note: This is a permanent role. This role is for UK residents only. This role does not offer Sponsorship. You must have the right to work in the UK with no restrictions. Some of our roles may be subject to successful background checks including a DBS and Credit Check.

To apply for this role, please send an up to date CV to Click here to contact this recruiter or call [Telephone number removed] for a confidential chat.

Nigel Frank are the go-to recruiter for Power BI and Azure Data Platform roles in the UK offering more opportunities across the country than any other. We’re the proud sponsor and supporter of SQLBits, Power Platform World Tour, the London Power BI User Group, Newcastle Power BI User Group and Newcastle Data Platform and Cloud User Group.

Twitter = @NigelFrank_BI


Contact Name: Jae Partridge
Job ID: