Database Administrator

Database Administrator

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Crawley, UK
  • £55,000 - £70,000 per annum, inc benefits UK / Year

Database Administrator

Full Time, Permanent

Crawley, West Sussex (Hybrid Working – 1 day a week in Office)

We’re motivated by helping people to save for their future. Everything we do is about fairness and simplicity, rather than profit. And we know that delivering an exceptional service is only made possible by the outstanding individuals that work for us.

That’s why we actively support our employees’ career progression and wellbeing by providing:

  • benefits and rewards
  • learning and development opportunities
  • social facilities and events
  • opportunities to contribute to community
  • a caring, supportive environment led by our company values.

As a Database Administrator, you will develop and maintain an effective IT Database function that supports the needs of the group’s activities.

Provide effective access to the corporate data and to maintain the security and integrity of the data items and their control environment.

Deliver guidance, support and system solutions to enable continued operation and growth of the business, be able to action all aspects of the IT business continuity plans as and when required.


  • Responsible for installation, upgrading, monitoring and tuning of database software (SQL
  • Server)
  • Controlling Backups and Recovery of Databases and associated software.
  • Monitoring the integrity and security of the corporate databases escalating/reporting any issues or security breaches as appropriate.
  • Implement and monitor the group’s access control policy in line with legal and company requirements.
  • Advise the on selection/acquisition of Database Software, establish and manage database standards providing advice, guidance and support as required.
  • Provide assistance and support to the IT Development team with database design and implementation.
  • Manages the accuracy, integrity and security of data ensuring compliance with Data Protection and company policy.
  • Implements escalation procedure for important and urgent issues that may impact on the IT availability in the business.
  • Where required, contribute to workload and workflow of all the IT staff which enables the department to achieve KPl/service levels.


  • Experience in Microsoft environments. Database design and optimisation.
  • SQL Server database operating experience.
  • Organise and prioritise work activities. Manage, configure and optimise Database environment.
  • Microsoft certification or equivalent in Database administration.


Our people are our strength so finding ways to value and reward them is important to us. That’s why we offer an award-winning pension – it’s what we’re good at – plus health care cover, an onsite gym, access to a personal trainer… even the odd massage. And if they’re feeling peckish after all that activity, they can always refuel in our subsidised restaurant or grab some free fruit – we get a big delivery every week.

Discover more of People’s Partnership employee benefits including our training programme, which is designed to give our people the support they need to develop a fulfilling career.

Disability Statement:

People’s Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly, with dignity and respect. We are committed to treating all our people (and all who apply for a role at People’s Partnership) equally and enabling them to perform at their best and demonstrate what they have to offer. We are a disability committed employer, please let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments made to our recruitment process (application, selection assessments where relevant, and interview) to enable you to show us the best “you”

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