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Job Title: SQL DBA
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH58257_1536157229
Contact Name: Michael Hartley
Contact Email: m.hartley@parity.net
Job Published: September 05, 2018 15:20

Job Description

SQL Team Lead

SQL Team Lead - Contract - Inside IR35 - MS SQL/Oracle - Development

The role:

You will be responsible for building an efficient, effective, consistent & future proofed DBA capability within the function of Application Support. We are looking for somebody who has got experience in building a SQL team and providing support to staff through development and knowledge share.

The focus will be on building guidance, processes, knowledge and skills within this new function. This will involve leading and developing a small team of staff, internal consultancy work, engaging with key stakeholders across IT and to supporting the day to day proactive maintenance and operations of the DBA capability.

You will be responsible for taking a lead as part of the team on delivering the following key objectives:

  1. Develop personal development strategy and training plans to upskill existing and new staff.
  2. Mentoring and on the job training of the team.
  3. Technical recommendations and knowledge transfer.
  4. Defining and setting the strategic direction of the DBA services available and how they can be utilised.
  5. Definition of procedures, processes and best practice for team.

Finally on completion of your assignment you will leave our client with a fully operating DBA capability that includes a set of future technical recommendations, architectural design plans, personal development strategy and training plans for the staff.


You will be an expert in MS SQL (TSQL SSIS SSRS PowerShell) as well as having firm experience with Oracle.

You will have expertise of:

  • A sector leading DBA service for an enterprise wide business.
  • Highly developed leadership skills
  • Mentoring and training within a team environment.
  • Communicating and collaborating (technical and non-technical) with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Development and delivery of new processes and associated knowledge for DBA services.
  • Architecture design (manageability, performance, scalability, reliability and security).
  • Developing release and deployment processes for databases.
  • Service management and support processes in line with ITIL.

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