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Database Administrator

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Recruiter: Medical Protection Society
Listed on: 10th September
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £45,000 - £55,000
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

The purpose of the Database Administrator role is to manage and maintain MPS data functions to ensure the high availability of all business-critical databases and overall performance of the MPS data systems.

Role Responsibility

As a Database Administrator with MPS, you'll be working with other  teams within Digital and Change to deliver effective Database Management to internal colleagues and Teams. As such;

  • You'll work across with the wider Digital and Change division to deliver complex changes, while adhering to in place governance
  • You'll actively seek opportunities to improve service delivery; through contributing ideas and making suggestions on how processes, tooling, solutions and ways of working can be enhanced, taking the initiative on implementing these 
  • You'll need to keep abreast of all evolving trends, solutions and principles so you can make recommendations for improvement to data infrastructure and how MPS could utilise them
  • As a Database Administrator you'll be ready and willing to embrace other duties and tasks that may occasionally be allocated to you.

The Ideal Candidate

As a Database Administrator within MPS, you'll possess the following:

Skills and qualifications:

  • Data security; backup, recovery technology and techniques
  • Disaster recovery implementations
  • Data Schema standards and concepts
  • You'll possess the ability to balance business needs with data protection and security obligations
  • You'll be able to effectively communicate complex concepts to people with varying levels of knowledge
  • You'll be capable of working under pressure and to strict deadlines, and the ability to assimilate and learn concepts from outside own area of expertise


  • Significant experience of  working with SQL Server in a production environment, and experience of T-SQL development
  • Experience using the Microsoft stack would be beneficial
  • Extensive experience of enterprise database design, strategy and architecture - Powershell development and SSIS/SSRS would be ideal, but not necessary
  • Experience of delivering technical projects from design to implementation
  • Performance tuning and optimisation using monitoring and troubleshooting tools

Package Description

  • 12% company pension contribution (3% from the individual)
  • Annual bonus scheme up to 15% (for permanent roles)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Training and development opportunities

About The Company

Medical Protection Society (MPS) is the world's leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of more than 300,000 members around the world, in countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, South Africa and Hong Kong.
We strive to be much more than a last line of defence by being at our members' side at every step, offering support, advice and world-class defence. Membership provides access to expert advice and support together with the right to request indemnity for complaints or claims arising from professional practice.
We continue to invest in our team to ensure that we are delivering the best possible service for members. This was recognised in 2016 when we were awarded an Investors in People Silver award.

Medical Protection Society

Contact Name: Medical Protection Society
Reference: TJ/9559/100920
Job ID: 2853060

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