DBA / Database Designer

Location: Birmingham
Job Type: Contract
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: IAT30478

DBA Database Designer MSSQL - 3 month contract - This is a remote based role with occasional face to face meetings in the clients office based in the West Midlands. Outside IR35


* Develop and publish data strategy and road map
* Work with the leadership to develop a strategy and road map for the client data layer, which supports the product and commercial vision
* Publish the resulting road map and ensure employees understand strategy and objectives.
* Provide technical leadership in data focused design and development projects.
* Work with architecture, security, development, and support teams to ensure that new projects and refactoring work supports the implementation of the road map.
* Control of current data sets
* Develop data governance policies around the data layer
* Work with teams to implement data governance policies within existing management processes.
* Working with the operations team, develop a dashboard capability .
* Support the operations team in resolving any issues within the client’s data plane.
* Analyze support and issue tickets and provide recommendations on reducing the number of incidents.

The ideal person will have the following

* At least 7 years of experience as a DBA
* Solid MSSQL design experience (2014+)
* Experience of cloud migration to AWS / Cloud Native
* MYSQL & MongoDB is an advantage
* Strong technical acumen to help to support sprint planning and any pre-planning sessions
* Solid planning skills and the ability to always look ahead, highlight issues and risks, providing solutions and meeting deadlines
* Demonstrate an excellent understanding of software development with experience leading a self-supporting developer team
* Demonstrable experience in a matrix organisation with strong influencing skills
* Demonstratable experience of modern software deployment, publishing of applications, and deployment methods
* Demonstrable experience of contemporary systems architectures
* Knowledge of Jira, Confluence and similar Agile tools
* Experience of working in regulated environments
* Excellent stakeholder management skills and confidence to challenge others in the right way

This is a remote based role with occasional face to face meetings in the clients office based in the West Midlands

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