Job Description

Outsource is partnering with a long-established and well-known financial institution looking for a SQL Database Administrator. The role will be based in the West Midlands and be on a Hybrid basis of 2-3 days per week in the office.

The Role:

You will be responsible for the management and administration of internal applications and the databases that are associated to them. You will oversee the application and database tasks such as housekeeping, administration, maintenance and security.


  • Manage, support and administer the core application and database systems in compliance with SLAs
  • Assist in the delivery of Data Centre Services project plans
  • Provide 2nd line out of hours support for application and databases associated with Business critical systems.
  • Assist Projects with system and database design, implementation, support and understanding requirements set out by the Project Manager.
  • Provide input into database and system designs (e.g. clustering, mirroring, failover, etc. ).
  • Assist in recovering core databases and related systems during Disaster Recovery Tests and ensuring the society can continue in business in the event of a disaster itself.

Skills Required:

  • Working knowledge and experience of MS SQL Server 2014 through to 2019 databases.
  • Working knowledge of core operating systems (Microsoft Windows server 2016 onwards ).
  • In-depth understanding of databases related tools and techniques ( SSMS, SQL Server Config Mgr / profiler / Activity Monitor / Database ETA)
  • Working knowledge of T-SQL
  • Working knowledge of 24-by-7 operational practices and their associated applications
  • In depth knowledge of security and administration of MS SQL Server.

In return you will receive:

  • Annual leave starting at 25 days + 8 bank holidays, (pro rata)
  • Pension scheme where we will augment your contribution by 0.6% (Up to 10.6%)
  • Social club membership - dozens of discounts available for a wide variety of family days out and events
  • Performance related pay scheme
  • Corporate health plan with the option to include family members
  • Discounted travel cards
  • West Brom staff car scheme
  • Life assurance provided by the Society at 4 times your salary

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