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SQL Server Database Administrator

Chiswick Business Park
Salary Details:
£30-35,000 dependant on experience
About The Role
The SQL Server Database Administrator will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of corporate applications. This is a hands-on position requiring solid technical skills as well excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The successful candidate will work in the Applications Team, who are responsible for maintaining and enhancing Foxtons’ bespoke business systems, but will also support and manage SQL Server databases used within the wider IT department. You must be capable of working independently and collaboratively.

• Manage SQL Server databases through product lifecycle environments, from development to production systems
• Configure and maintain database servers and processes with an aim to ensure high levels of performance, availability and security
• Independently analyze, solve and correct issues in real time
• Manage upgrades from installation, through testing and into production
• Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment out of working hours
• Apply data modelling techniques and assist the application architects in designing new features and project work
• Assist the development team with query tuning and sharing of technical expertise

• Competitive salary depending on experience
• Comprehensive induction programme
• Ongoing mentoring and training
• Exposure to diverse aspects of the business
• Meaningful career progression
• Vibrant company culture, including paid-for social events
• Well-being package including enhanced sick pay and subsidised gym
• Enhanced parental policies, including generous shared parental leave

Our stunning Chiswick Park headquarters. Chiswick Business Park is built around a lake and offers weekly events such as food festivals, zip-lining and beach volleyball in the summer.

About You
• Degree in relevant subject or relative industry experience
• Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Administration
• Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization
• Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
• Experience with SQL Clustering, High Availability and Disaster Recovery
• Experience working with Windows server and Active Directory
• Ability to organize and plan work independently in a rapidly changing environment
The successful candidate will be a hands-on and resourceful individual with solid technical skills and a tenacious determination in achieving results.
About The Company

At Foxtons, we’re famous for setting the standard in property. We do this by hiring brilliant people to help achieve our goal of being the best place for our customers to find their dream home or unlock the value of their property investment.

Over the last 30 years we’ve built a network of over 60 branches and a strong operational infrastructure that enables our teams to achieve the highest standards in delivering exceptional service to our customers. Award-winning training ensures our teams have the strong local expertise that our customers expect from us, while our market-leading technology empowers all our staff to provide the best customer experience possible.