SQL Database Administrator / SQL DBA / VB.NET / Java
Job Title: SQL Database Administrator
Location: Walsall (WS1)
Salary: £31,288 - £36,019 per annum
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: 20th March 2018
Do you want to see a direct impact from the work you do? Successful candidates will be joining ICT at a time of growth as they work together to help move the council towards achieving its Digital Transformation agenda, and migration to a cloud environment. They would like to recruit ambitious candidates who wish to take this opportunity to develop their ICT career with the Council at this exciting time of growth and change.
Working at the Council will allow you the opportunity to support and develop a diverse portfolio of solutions. Even the most experienced candidates accepted for this position will have the opportunity to expand and improve their skill sets in many areas.
Interested in SQL and C#? So are they! This is an opportunity to work closely with IT Project Managers, Solution and Infrastructure Architects, Software Delivery teams and IT Operations throughout the design and delivery lifecycle.
The SQL DBA will be experienced from a day-to-day support perspective and will be able to identify ways to improve the way they work today and develop the experience they provide their customers. You'll be proactive and passionate in driving standards. You will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) that people and teams engage to discuss support and improvements to databases and models. The successful candidate will have substantial experience of providing support and being accountable for many SQL Server database systems.
Candidates with prior SQL experience will be given extra consideration, but all candidates with a strong grasp of programming principles, particularly experience with other similar languages (VB, Java etc.), will be viewed favourably.
The council believes that it is critical to encourage personal development to have a successful team. As such, they are keen to allow their staff personal development time to undertake relevant training courses or otherwise improve their skill set.
This post is covered by the Government's Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The postholder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.
For this role the successful candidates must undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. BPSS is the minimum standard to ensure the identity and integrity of an employee who has access to official information using secure networks linking central government and local authorities. A BPSS check involves four main elements; Identity Check, National and Immigration Status, Employment History (last 3 years) and Verification of Criminal Record (unspent convictions only).
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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of: SQL Database Administrator, SQL DBA, MySQL, Database Administrator, SQL Server, VB, Java, SQL Specialist, C#, SQL Server Database Systems may also be considered for this role.