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SQL Database Administrator

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Data & Analytics

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £65000 per annum

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    Jon Rogers

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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SQL Database Administrator

A UK top 100 law firm is looking for a SQL DBA to lead all global database activities. Recent growth has led to the need for a specialised SQL Server Database Administrator to sit within a very collaborative IT team. This cloud-first firm are undergoing exciting Azure transformations with a full cloud migration set for early 2022. Currently there are 20 servers (SQL Server '08 to '19) with over 200 databases where Practice Management alone is 2TB. Thus, the successful individual will have experience in enterprise database administration and will be excited to take this firm's activities to the next level.

In an almost greenfield environment, you will be the sole dedicated DBA with global accountability of all databases. You'll be the single point of contact and will also have the opportunity to influence present and future Azure cloud strategy. This really is an excellent opportunity for someone to who wants to take on more responsibility and take a hand in leading strategic database design. After getting up to speed in the first few months, you will be able to WFH until at least Q2 2022, after which their remote working policy will likely be 1-2 days in the office per week.


  • Lead all global database administration activities
  • Assist in planning cloud strategy
  • Collaborate with procurement to recommend new database products and services
  • Ongoing database support and maintenance
  • Action resolution to all access and database performance issues
  • Work with wider business teams to develop data models for mining production databases


  • 4+ years as a SQL Server DBA
  • Experience in enterprise-level database
  • Knowledge and use of Performance Tuning, Stored Procedures, Queries, Data Manipulation and Extraction
  • Background in professional/financial services (eg. Legal, Banking, Insurance etc.)
  • Any experience in Azure cloud technology would be a bonus

SQL Database Administrator