Database Administrator

Location: United Kingdom
Office:Birmingham
Discipline: Digital & Data
Contact name: Vibha Mistry

Contact email: vibha.mistry@mills-reeve.com
Contact phone: 0121 456 8402
Vacancy reference: 018770
Published: 18 days ago
Closing date: 05 December 2022

A full time permanent role based in our Information Technology team reporting directly to the Director of IT.  A hybrid role with some time spent in any one of the following offices: Birmingham, Cambridge, Manchester, Leeds or Norwich. 

We are starting our data journey and you will be welcomed into a firm that wants your enthusiasm, experience, insights and creativity.  Well supported and working within our IT team and alongside our data team you will be empowered to use your skills to help the business realise opportunities to increase agility and deliver value to our people and clients.  

You will be supporting the firm’s Data Strategy and working closely with the Client Innovation Manager and Data Team. 

What experience is required? 

Given the challenges of this role, it is likely that your background and recent experience will include 

  • 5+ years MS SQL Server Database Administration experience 
  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization 
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models 
  • Knowledge of High Availability and Disaster Recovery options for SQL Server 
  • Knowledge of SQL integration services (SSIS) 

The role additionally requires someone who: 

  • Has a rigorous attention to detail 
  • Is able to multi-task while being productive 
  • Can work independently as well as within teams 
  • Has strong presentation skills 

Applications are being reviewed for interview on a regular basis, to avoid disappointment please apply promptly.  #LI-HYBRID

Pre-employment screening

Please note that, if we make an offer of employment, we will conduct pre-employment screening that includes checks relating to your professional and academic qualifications, references from previous employers, your eligibility to work in the UK and any disciplinary history recorded with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). You will also be required to complete a self-declaration to assess your character and suitability.

Disclosure and barring service check and security clearance

This post is also subject to a satisfactory response from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (to check for any previous criminal convictions) and, given the nature of the work-type, you may also be required to undergo national security vetting to SC level – the latter can be undertaken following commencement of employment.

And finally

Mills & Reeve is committed to building a diverse workforce and fostering an inclusive environment in which all our people can thrive. We hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds because it makes our firm stronger, and we have a collaborative culture that celebrates different perspectives and values respect for one another, working together, and openness and integrity. Our approach to flexible working means that we work in a way that achieves the right balance for our people, our clients and for our business.