SQL Server Database Administrator

Maidstone, Kent
£39,740 – £44,603 per annum plus Market Rate Premium
11 Apr 2018
25 Apr 2018
VR 305
Contract Type
Full Time

SQL Server Database Administrator

Kent Fire & Rescue Service, Service Headquarters

Vacancy Reference:  VR305

Grade 8: £39,740 – £44,603 per annum plus Market Rate Premium

Full time – 37 Hours per week

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) are seeking to recruit a SQL Server DBA to join our busy IT Infrastructure team, working on a variety of database systems that support all business aspects including those used by front-line firefighters.

This is a role that offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced SQL Server DBA to develop within KFRS, using SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2017, and potential future migration to the cloud. 

You will have previous DBA experience, as well as a proactive approach to ensuring new database technologies are exploited for the benefit of the organisation.  You will be responsible for managing and maintaining all aspects relating to existing KFRS database systems, and instrumental in the development and implementation of new systems.

You will have strong database administration mind-set and will have experience across a range of database technologies, including replication and integration services. You will be a good communicator, team player and analytical thinker with an eye for detail.

It is essential that you have demonstrable experience as a SQL Server DBA, an MCSA in SQL Server (or equivalent) and have excellent understanding of concepts and practices within database administration.

Benefits include generous annual leave, Local Government Pension Scheme, free on-site parking and friendly working environment.

Those wishing to apply should do so by completing an online application form by 2400 hours on 25 April 2018.

Interviews will take place on 15th or 18th May 2018.

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