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TPP

SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA)

The Vacancy

Our Technical Operations team are seeking to recruit a database administrator (DBA) to join our fast paced innovative company.

Responsibilities

This role involves managing and supporting an IT infrastructure on an international level, this will include:

  • Database management
  • Database, hardware and network performance tuning
  • Installation and administration of servers
  • Management and configuration of switches, firewalls and routers
  • Managing data centre infrastructure
  • Application and infrastructure security testing
  • End to end resolution on technical issues

You will be working closely with TPP Developers ensuring the SystmOne solution remains available and runs as fast as possible for our end users. You may also interact with clients both in the UK and internationally.

Salary and Benefits

We will give you an excellent starting salary of £32,000 with outstanding annual pay reviews. Your salary will increase rapidly during your time at the company.

You will also receive a range of benefits, including:

  • BUPA Health, Dental  and Travel cover
  • Fantastic holiday entitlement
  • Regular social events
  • Opportunities to travel internationally
  • Pub Fridays
  • £200 birthday meal allowance
  • Life insurance

To read what it’s like to work at TPP and to see our full list of benefits, visit our website.

The Company

TPP is a market leading UK based IT company, dedicated to delivering innovative software solutions to the UK healthcare industry. After 19 years of success, TPP is now looking to expand our offering to deliver connected care to new markets abroad.

TPP has been consistently recognised as an outstanding graduate employer. In 2014 and 2015 we placed first in The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies To Work For. Most recently, we were named ‘Top Company For Graduates To Work For’ 2016/17 by The JobCrowd.

We establish and maintain excellent working relationships with all levels of government and international healthcare organisations.

Requirements

  • A 2:1 or higher in a computer related degree
  • A passion for computing and new technologies & competent knowledge of general computing
  • Be a natural problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written, with the ability to liaise internally and externally with contacts at all levels
  • The ability to work within strict deadlines and under pressure
  • The ability to think broadly and have an aptitude to learn quickly

Desirable skills:

  • Experience managing and performance tuning databases     
  • Network TCP/IP troubleshooting
  • Using virtualisation technologies
  • Hardware resolution (desktop/servers)
  • IT security conscious

A second language is advantageous, but not essential.

To apply, email your CV and covering letter to the email address provided. When applying, please specify:

  • Which university you attended
  • All individual GCSE and A Level grades
  • Your degree classification
  • What languages you are fluent in (if any)
  • Where you heard about the job

Please note: We reimburse applicants for travel to and from interviews

Note that due to the high volume of applications, candidates failing to pass the initial selection will not be notified. Successful candidates will usually be contacted within two weeks.

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