Database Administrator

Database Administrator

We’re delighted to be working in partnership with one of the North’s fastest growing Analytics consultancies, to source them a Database Administrator.  

Reporting to the Head of Engineering, you’ll play a key role in the storage, maintenance, optimisation and organisation of exceptional data products. 

This is a stand-alone role, and an exceptional opportunity. 


Database Administrator Role

  • You will be the Database guru within the organisation, providing your knowledge and expertise to multiple clients and the internal delivery teams

  • You will look after, monitor, optimise and maintain databases across multiple clients and technologies

  • You’ll consult with clients and provide recommendations for improving their data quality and database performance

  • You will be implementing appropriate alerting procedures, including integration into existing support systems

  • You will be advising on best practice for database backups and recovery, logging and index maintenance and utilization

  • You will control and monitor user access to databases and maintain system security, alerting any potential security breach

 Database Administrator requirements

  • Strong database administration and database maintenance skills

  • Strong relational data base experience across distributions (SQL Server, PostGreSQL, MySQL)

  • Excellent TSQL scripting skills

  • Experience of database migration and server upgrades

  • Experience of building a data warehouse

  • Working knowledge of at least one Cloud provider

  • Experience of moving in a fast paced, agile environment (Scrum in particular)

  • You’ll be proactive and take ownership

  • You’ll be a continuous learner, passionate about picking up new skills, and curious about new technology

The company 

Based in Leeds City Centre, our client are a well-respected data and analytics consultancy with ambitious plans to scale. They’re looking for a proactive and competent database professional to help them get there. 

Travel to client sites may be required from time-to-time. The role will require periods of on call and shift work outside of normal business hours, including public holidays (typically working in shift patterns 1 week in 4)

They’re a close-working and collaborative team with a passion for data. 

On offer is a basic salary of c.£60,000 + pension + share options + 25 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays (in lieu)

 Database Administrator role 

For more information about this exceptional Leeds-based opportunity contact Katie Sheldon on 0113 3609700 or send your CV to

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