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IT Database Administrator - Essex - Up to £65,000

Job Title: IT Database Administrator - Essex - Up to £65,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex, Essex
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Tyler Bass Hunt
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Job title: IT Database Administrator
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60,000- £65,000
Location: Essex (40 minute train journey from Central London)

An exciting opportunity to work for a leading FTSE 250 bank based in Essex who are currently undergoing a large strategic transformation which will see the company double in size by 2020.

Job description
You will be reporting to the Head of IT infrastructure; providing 2nd and 3rd line database support and development to the organisation and the organisations clients. The role will involve designing, implementation and strategy in regards to the organisations databases.


  • All aspects of SQL operations; including design, support and data build.
  • Task management and maintenance (Updates, routine patching, housekeeping and updates)
  • Ensuring the highest possible service uptime by understanding and administrating high availability and fault tolerance
  • Assist application teams by providing a robust and high stable database platforms
  • Ensure all governance and internal processes are adhered too
  • Ensure security and risk are the fundamental foundations for design, decision and delivery
  • Provide expert level factual consultancy for operations and presales to the rest of the technical SME's
  • Creation of documentation and management
  • Available to work extended hours when necessary or work shifts in line with IT helpdesk hours
  • The ability to travel to the organisations offices throughout the UK if necessary
  • Have a clean/ near clean UK driving license
  • Decision-making in IT Infrastructure Manager's absence

Technical skills/ qualifications

  • MCSE or equivalent qualification
  • Windows server 2003/2008
  • Terminal Services 2008
  • Active directory
  • Exchange 2003/2007/2010
  • SQL Server 2005/2008
  • Virualisation using VMware ESXi 4.1
  • Symantec Backup Exec
  • Linux Debian


  • In supporting, maintaining and troubleshooting VMware cluster including the identification of performance issues
  • Supporting and deploying Windows Server 2008 including high availability
  • Building, deploying and the support of Microsoft Exchange 2010 and SQL 2008
  • Working within change management processes
  • Supporting Active directory implementation with multiple sites and forests
  • Installation and movement of IT equipment

For more information contact or on 02070140230.

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