SQL Support Analyst – Cheadle, Cheshire £25-35K

Our growing client based in Cheadle is currently looking for a skilled SQL Support Analyst with strong Microsoft SQL Experience.

The SQL Support Analyst is responsible for supporting, administering and monitoring the entire database platform across all environments

Main activities:

Reviewing and reacting to service related reports and notifications both for SQL and for the client’s specific systems (e.g. database backups, file monitoring, database maintenance/archiving,) to ensure issues are identified and resolved within agreed SLAs
*Responding to database related escalations to the DBA team and working on producing solutions to reoccurring problems.
*Assisting other members of the Infrastructure team with the troubleshooting of database server performance and monitoring.
*Working on projects in conjunction with the development and test teams, including producing of new SQL objects, load/stress testing and the testing/rollout of new functionality.
*Log, maintain and resolve helpdesk issues and flag escalations

Essential:
*Strong communication skills from all levels of the business, both technical and non-technical
*Strong teamwork skills
*Strong time management skills, ability to work off own initiative
*Strong experience of performance tuning and optimization using inbuilt monitoring as well as third party troubleshooting tools.
*Flexible, highly organised and able to work to deadlines under pressure
*Good experience with Windows Server 2016 & Windows Server clustering for SQL
*Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recover options for Microsoft SQL, in particular, SQL Always On availability groups
*Knowledge of indexes, index management and statistics
*Experience of backups, restores and the automation of which using SSIS packages
*Experience of creating, troubleshooting and maintaining SSIS packages which are frequently created/ modified for our 3rd party clients
*Experience of creating, troubleshooting and maintaining SSRS reports for internal and external use

Desirable:

*Strong experience of performance tuning and optimization using inbuilt monitoring as well as third party troubleshooting tools.
*Knowledge of indexes, index management and statistics
*Have an understanding of the level of security required associated with working within a FinTech company
*Experience of SQL Transparent Database encryption with the use of HSM
*Experience of SQL 2016 deployment and administration
*Experience of using TFS (Team Foundation Server) with SQL

SQL Support Analyst – Cheadle, Cheshire £25-35K

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Apply@adriasolutions.co.uk or call 01625 874399 for more information.

SQL Support Analyst – Cheadle, Cheshire £25-35K

Job Reference: ZH/SQLSupp_1546508085

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