Support DBA – Applications specialist – SQL – Leeds City outskirts

January 22, 2020
leeds, United Kingdom
Job Type
35,000 to 40,000


Role:  Application Support specialist  / DBA

Location:  Leeds - nr Train station

Education:  None required but degree preferred

Qualifications:  Any Microsoft considered but market experience is essential


· Competitive Salary with incremental rises on performance

· Bonus Scheme

· Holidays 25 + 8/9 Bank Holidays

· Paid days Birthday Holiday Day

· Business Casual Dress Code

· Life Assurance 2 x Annual Salary

· Pension Scheme – matched – up to 5%. 2 years service to be eligible for the ‘matched’ element. / Auto – enrolled if meet particular criteria.

· Salary Sacrifice Benefits: Holiday Trading, Pension

· Car Parking on site (£10.40 per week)

· 30 minute Early Finish (subject to hitting target)

· Free onsite drinks social event on the last Friday of each month (Dress Down day every Friday)

· Charity Social events such as outdoor activities, treasure hunts and bake sales

· 2 Free Annual Social events- Summer BBQ and End of Year Party

· Sponsorship of relevant Further Education – subject to a successful application process

· Proven track record of internal promotion

· Discounted Metrocard scheme (Leeds only)

· On-site Car Valet and Chiropodist visits (Leeds only)

· City Centre Location

· Private Health Insurance for Senior Staff

Our client based on the outskirts of Leeds, easily accessible by road with ample on-site parking, are on the hunt for an accomplished Application Support Analyst/DBA with strong SQL & T-SQL skills, to work alongside the development team on the busy service desk supporting a line of market leading panel transactional software systems and general SQL estate.

Key skills & experience: You will be working in a customer facing role where exceptional interpersonal skills, technical understanding, and the ability to work as part of a team are essential. Technically you will have: • In depth knowledge and experience of SQL Server DB estates; • In depth knowledge and experience of writing SQL / TSQL queries for fixing data issues • Strong 2nd / 3rd line software / application support experience; • Experience of MS Windows OS 2000 and 2003 Server; • Database administration • Creative problem solving; • Ability to prioritise and execute tasks;

Responsibilities: The successful Application Support Analysts can on a daily basis expect to: • Be responsible for 2nd and 3rd line support functions as part of the Service Desk; • Investigate, analyse and problem solve Service Desk Incidents using SQL; • Liaise and problem solve with Developers and with Third Party subcontractors; • Install software updates to Customer’s live environments; • Liaise with customers over issues and problems that they encounter. A full job description, company information and details of the outstanding benefits package are available to candidates meeting the above minimum criteria. Please apply in the first instance with your latest CV outlining your salary expectations & availability for an immediate response. Interview slots are available next week

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