Database Administrator

University of Hertfordshire
June 13, 2024
Offerd Salary:£44,263pa
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Post Title: Database Administrator

SBU/Department: Library and Computing Services

FTE: 1.0 FTE (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH8 £44,263pa to £46,974pa with potential to progress to £56,021pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 30 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year

Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

Main duties and responsibilities

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated IT professional with a strong track record in managing SQL Server database infrastructure. Working as part of a highly skilled team, you will support the technical administration and maintenance of our enterprise SQL Server and Oracle environments.

Skills and experience required

You will have excellent troubleshooting skills and expertise of SQL Server architecture including SQL Server clustered and high availability technologies. You will have significant experience in administering Windows systems, and a good understanding of current security threats and trends and familiarity with applying systems security and patching following industry best practices. Knowledge of MySQL administration would be an advantage.

Qualifications required

You will hold a minimum of a Degree or equivalent, or proven experience. A qualification in computing at a professional level or equivalent expertise and experience is also essential.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

We regret that we are unable to offer UKVI sponsorship for this post; applicants will either hold UK Right to Work, or demonstrate access to UK Right to Work, before an offer is made.

Disclosure and Barring Service

Our commitment to the University's Safeguarding Policy requires that the recruitment of staff in this area, will require the minimum of a Basic DBS Check. In the course of our work and University-led activities, there may be external contractual obligations where a further Enhanced Check is required. DBS checks may require renewal in line with policy.

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad

Successful applicants who have lived outside the UK, for 12 months or more (whether continuously or in total), in the last 10 years, will be required to produce a ‘Certificate of Good Character/Conduct' from each of those countries.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries:

Suzath Hussain – Head of IT Services, ([email protected])

Closing Date : 13 June 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 059315

Date advert placed: 30 May 2024

Our vision is to transform lives: At the University of Hertfordshire we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and building a diverse community. Towards that aim we particularly encourage applications from candidates likely to be underrepresented within Library and Computing Services. These include people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, disabled people, LGBTQI+ people and women in grades UH7 and above.

We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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