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£35000 - £40000 per annum




Based in South Manchester


McGregor Boyall are exclusively partnered with a leading FinTech company specialising in virtual payment technology across all B2B sectors in 197 countries.

Our client has been recognised as one of the best company’s in this sector for many years and have enhanced their offering year on year to stay current. They are a great technology driven business and a big name in FinTech.

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic and experience DBA with a strong desire for problem solving with an understanding of the level of security required associated with working within a financial technical company.

The role will work in partnership with the DBA, Infrastructure, Development and Test Teams to work on producing solutions to reoccurring problems and assisting members with the troubleshooting of database server performance and monitoring. As well as the producing of new SQL objects, load/stress testing and the testing/rollout of new functionality.

You'll obviously have strong experience in a similar role using SQL/ SQL Transparent Database/ HSM/ SQL 2016/ Virtualisation/ VMWare/ PowerShell/ Troubleshooting Tools, Windows Server 2012 R2/ Windows Server Clustering/ High Availability (HA)/ Automation/ SSIS/ SSRS and Index Management.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a part of one of the largest organisations in this sector. The position offers incredible benefits with a competitive salary which can be discussed further and in a desirable location, commutable from Stockport, Manchester, Middlesbrough and other surrounding areas in the NW.

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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For more information and a confidential discussion please apply via the link or contact Mik Fischer - or call 0161 830 2121

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.