Database Administrator

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary £30000 - 40000

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1406298

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Database Administrator based in Belfast

Database Administrator

As a database administrator you will be responsible for the performance, integrity and security of the company’s databases.  You will be involved in the planning and development of the database, as well as troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users.

About Biztech Software

Biztech Software is a rapidly growing software house, which focuses on software solutions for Bookmakers. We have built a best in class EPOS solution for betting shops, and have supplemented this with a number of other products that enhance the customer’s experience in these shops. We are continually trying to improve our offerings, and add new features to help the Bookmaker.

About the Role

We are looking for a talented individual who will be responsible for ensuring that the company’s SQL architecture is performant, secure and stable. The role itself will involve troubleshooting and resolving third line incidents and problems whilst maintaining and administering the overall database infrastructure.


  • Troubleshoot and resolve third line incidents and problems.
  • Maintain and administer the overall database infrastructure.
  • Management, administration, availability, performance and improvement of the SQL databases.
  • Script and migrate code and schema between development, test and production servers.
  • Export/import client and analytic data with different level of transformations
  • Write optimised T-SQL queries for database objects and ad hoc reports.
  • Write and develop production database objects like tables, indexes, stored procedures, triggers, views, functions.
  • Run regular recovery and consistency checks on the backups and databases
  • Optimise data patterns to improve and optimise performance, maintainability and security.
  • Update and upgrade SQL Server versions across production, reporting, test and development database servers.



  • Significant experience as a DBA and knowledge of the infrastructure that the databases reside on.
  • A solid understanding of infrastructure, virtualisation, SAN and SQL technologies
  • Previous exposure to MS SQL Server 2012, 2014, 2016 database administration and maintenance.
  • Experience with SQL Server security management and auditing.
  • Full understanding of SQL Server backup and recovery procedures.
  • Previous experience configuring SQL Server monitoring utilities and experience of maintaining large databases over 500GB.
  • Proven experience of developing high performance and sustainable databases


  • Knowledge of the Betting Industry
  • Knowledge of Agile Methodology
  • Background in IT / Software Development

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary: £30-40k
  • Flexible working hours
  • Relaxed atmosphere / dress code
  • Frequent team outings
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private medical cover


Biztech are based in a newly built office in the center of Belfast, the office is a 2 minute walk from the Cathedral quarter and less 10 minutes from both Great Victoria Street and Belfast central train stations. 

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Closing date 29th April 2019