Sanderson Solutions Group

Senior SQL DBA Job

Newcastle upon Tyne
December 24, 2023
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Job Description

About Company

We are a £400million group of recruitment businesses that was first set up by Keith Dawe, a Bristol-based entrepreneur, over 40yrs ago. We have turned Sanderson Solutions Group from a small Bristol business into the international player that it is today. We now operate Sanderson, our principal company alongside a multitude of other businesses, such as Method, Amber, Fuse, Hingham’s, and more. It is with Keith’s unrivalled knowledge and experience, along with our senior leadership team, that we are able to turn a seed of a recruitment business into a £multi-million operation. We work with businesses in many ways, from acquisitions and mergers to investments only. Get in touch to find out how we can help you.

Job TitleSenior SQL DBA
SectorGovernment / Defence
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne

About the Role

As a SQL Database Administrator at DXC Technology, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the performance, integrity, and security of our clients’ databases. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, troubleshoot issues, and implement strategic solutions to optimize database functionality. If you are a skilled SQL professional with a passion for maintaining robust database systems, we invite you to join our team and contribute to the success of our clients and the growth of our company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Install, configure, and maintain SQL Server instances.
  • Perform regular database monitoring and performance tuning to ensure optimal system efficiency.
  • Implement and maintain database security measures to safeguard sensitive information.
  • Collaborate with development teams to design and implement database solutions.
  • Conduct regular backups and implement disaster recovery plans.
  • Troubleshoot database-related issues and provide timely resolutions.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices to enhance database performance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a SQL Database Administrator or in a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL Server, T-SQL, and database management principles.
  • Experience in performance tuning, query optimization, and troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with backup and recovery processes.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Preferred Skills

  • Certification in Microsoft SQL Server administration.
  • Experience with other database technologies (e.g., MySQL, Oracle).
  • Knowledge of cloud database services (e.g., Azure SQL Database, AWS RDS).