Senior Technical Consultant (MS SQL)


Based in Sandiacre, Nottingham, Xynomix is a UK leader in delivering outstanding B2B professional services. We’re a technical business driven by technology and a desire to go over and above for our customers. Our innovative company is at a pivotal point in its journey and this year promises large growth for us and as a result we are now searching for a highly motivated and experienced Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator to help deliver customer projects.

5 reasons to work at Xynomix

  1. We’re known for delivering the best database consultancy in the market and have unrivalled customer retention and satisfaction rates.
  2. We’re a happy bunch of people who are flexible and family friendly. Our company culture is the reason we are able to deliver to the standard that we do. We’re a real team here – we respect one another, help each other out and have a laugh along the way!
  3. One of biggest strengths often reported by our employees are our directors and management team. Company culture starts at the top. No dinosaurs here.
  4. We offer paid leave and resources for our technical team to up-skill. We’re the database experts.. and we want to keep it that way. What’s better than working with other experts just like you?
  5. We’ve got big plans with lots of customer projects to deliver so now is a great time to join Xynomix.


The job requirement is for a highly motivated and experienced Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator; who must be a good communicator, and can work independently or as part of a team.

The role is a senior position, with skills required to assist in the smooth running of the support desk and consultancy projects; whilst adhering to company best practices, and customer Service Level Agreements (SLA).

Description of duties: 

Xynomix provide a managed service to our clients and as part of our team you will be involved in the following activities:

  • The day to day support, troubleshooting and administration of customers Microsoft SQL Server database(s) and IT infrastructure, as part of the First and Second line support structure

  • Liaising directly with customers to assist in problem resolution 

  • Use of the Xynomix call handling system to receive, investigate and document the resolution of support issues generated by customers and the Xynomix monitoring system

  • Mentoring of the junior members of staff

  • Provide technical assistance to internal members of staff for fault resolution, and consultancy requirements

  • Creation of technical documentation for internal and external use, including qualification of customer requirements

  • Join the companies ‘On Call’ rota, providing 24×7 support to Xynomix customers

  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organisational standards 

In addition to the managed service activities, you will also be helping our clients with their larger and more challenging projects:

  • Providing expert SQL Server advice as part of pre-sales and project planning activities

  • Data centre migrations

  • Estate upgrades

  • Server analysis, and Performance and Tuning recommendations

  • Cloud suitability assessments and migrations

  • Cost saving activities such as server consolidations, use of cloud services and other recommendations that will provide a positive benefit to our clients performance and financial bottom lines.

Required skills:

  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience of administering Microsoft database technologies, ranging from version SQL Server 7 to 2019. 
  • An excellent working knowledge of the following MSSQL products: 
    • Windows Failover Cluster 
    • AlwaysOn Cluster 
    • Database Mirroring 
    • Replication 
    • Log Shipping 
    • Backup 
    • Maintenance Plans
    • Performance Tuning
  • Knowledge of the following operating systems: 
    • Microsoft Windows
    • Linux 
  • Microsoft Azure cloud experience (desired)
  • Microsoft Certification (MCA, MCP, MCE) 
  • Experience of working in an SLA support structure

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