Database Analyst , University of Salford

The University of Salford has a rich history stretching back to 1896 and today is a leading provider of Higher Education based over a Main Campus, one and a half miles from Manchester and several outlying facilities. The University has established a successful global presence with 8 Schools, nearly 20,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world and 2,500 staff - serving the needs of industry and commerce. 
An opportunity has now arisen to recruit a SQL Database Analyst. 

The Database Analyst will be responsible for the provision, configuration, administration, support and monitoring of the SQL databases managed by IT Services. He/she will, under the guidance and direction of the Database Officer, ensure the databases perform to meet the expectations of our users, remain secure from unauthorised access and are appropriately backed up. The Database Analyst will be the first point of contact for database issues and will escalate to the Database Officer as appropriate. 

Reporting to the IT Operations Systems Manager and whilst you will be part of the IT Operations Team, you will also work alongside the Applications Team, the Project Management Office and most importantly our customers, so great communications and presentation skills are essential. 

This is an important role in a busy team of talented men and women, dealing with diverse requests and varied solutions. The deadlines are tight, but the days go quick! If you enjoy being in the centre of the action then please apply. 

For further information please download the job details. 

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert. 

This vacancy will close on the date specified at 11.59pm.
Interview date: TBC