Recruiter: Hays

Database Administrator

£37,500 to £44,200 per annum | South West | Date posted 05 Jan 2023

Your new company
You will be joining a charitable organisation whose dedication to saving lives is recognised across the UK and who are dedicated to making a real impact within the local community. This Charity was formed over 200 years ago and has saved over 143,000 lives across the UK & Ireland and is continually making a difference to people in need of support.

Every month the CEO sets up a meeting to show the IT department what they have achieved and how the different teams have helped to have an impact on the frontline support workers and how they have helped impact the lives of hundreds of people. You will be working alongside 2 teams which are full of Infrastructure & Networking professionals but include 2 other Database Administrators who will be able to support you when settling into the role.

They also have access to Pluralsight which allows you access to over 7000 courses which can help develop your skills and knowledge, they have all courses unlocked and this will offer you the opportunity to learn a wide variety systems and other aspects within Data.

Your new role
You will work within a small team and will help test, implement, and improve the current databases which are in place. The team get regular external audits to help pick up on security improvements which they can make to the current Database. You will be communicating with Internal stakeholders who will be both Technical and non-Technical as well as contributing to team ideas and how you can continuously contribute to the improvement of the current systems which are in place.

You will be working on Azure and Sequel and will be responsible for finding faults and helping your colleagues find an elegant solution to a problem they may be having. You will be continuously working on improvements which you can make to help the organisation, and which in turn will help them save lives.

You will be working alongside 2 other Database Administrators who will be able to assist you with day-day management of the current Databases, but you will be constantly looking for ways to improve the Security and non-product Architecture.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role, you must have experience working on Sequel and Azure based systems and as this is what they are currently using. Because they just transitioned from AWS to Azure having this experience is essential to joining the team. This is a charitable organisation so they would like someone to join their team who is interested in making a difference and helping to impact peoples lives across the country.

Since Covid this organisation has taken to remote working so you will only be required to go onsite once a month however if you live locally then they always encourage people to come on site more often, but this is not essential, they are happy to consider candidates from anywhere in the UK, but you must be able to commute to Poole on a monthly basis.

If you have experience with SQL Server Reporting or Integration Services (SSIS & SSRS) then that would be desirable but not essential. They are looking for someone who is looking to continually develop their skills and is happy to continuously learn.

What you'll get in return
This Charity offers very attractive perks and benefits to joining the team. They offer a Pension contribution of up to 16% and 26-days holiday + bank holidays off. They will also offer you a wide variety of healthcare cashback schemes (this can be through Private or NHS dental, Cash Sum on the birth of a baby, and optical tests)

If you are looking to improve your current skillset, they have access to Pluralsight where they have unlocked over 7000 courses for you to use as and when you would like to and will have access to the onsite library. You will also be offered 100% for your first 1-2 weeks of paternity pay.

What you need to do now
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If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #4342326


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Application deadline:
05 Jan 2028