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Six month fixed term contract full-time or part-time. £31,337 per annum (pro-rata if part-time) plus benefits.

Trinity College, founded in 1546 by Henry VIII, is the largest College in the University of Cambridge, with some 730 undergraduates, 350 graduate students, over 180 Fellows and around 350 non-academic staff. The beauty and size of Trinity’s courts attract visitors from all over the world, but the College is also a thriving, modern community, which exists to give its members a rewarding, richly resourced, and intellectually inspiring place in which to pursue their education and research.

Technology plays a pivotal role in enabling the College to deliver its core research and administrative activities and the IT department is responsible for providing support to over 1500 users, accessing over 50 servers.  As part of a team of ten reporting directly to the Head of IT, the Microsoft SQL Database Administrator will design and build a new Microsoft SQL database infrastructure to support the Colleges’ current and future datasets. The post holder will also plan and assist with the migration of databases from the old SQL servers to the new environment and provide documentation and informal training for members of the IT team to support the future use of the new SQL estate.

The successful candidate will be experienced in designing and deploying SQL environments using current and previous versions of Microsoft SQL Server, designing MS SQL environments for business-critical operations and will ideally have experience designing MS SQL infrastructure running in Microsoft Azure.

Applicants should be educated to A level standard (or equivalent) and have relevant MS SQL/Microsoft Server/Microsoft Azure certifications, have a great eye for detail and excellent communication skills in order to advise developers on operations, scripts, and triggers to improve database access.  In addition the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate that they are able to work in liaison with people at all levels, with a strong ‘customer service’ focus.

The role offers a competitive salary and further benefits, which include (subject to eligibility) a generous defined contribution pension scheme, free meal when on duty, a subsidised gym and a cycle to work scheme.   The role is envisaged as either full (36 ¼ hours per week) or part-time.  If this is of interest to you please indicate this in your application.

For further details and an application form, please see the links below.

The application and equal opportunities monitoring form should be returned to [email protected] no later than 3pm on 28 January 2022.

Interviews are expected to take place on 3 and 4 February 2022.


This vacancy closes on January 28, 2022 - 3:00 pm

Hiring team: HR

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