Database Administrator ( Postgres, Oracle, or MSSQL)

Database Administrator ( Postgres, Oracle, or MSSQL)

Database Administrator ( Postgres, Oracle, or MSSQL)

A Database Administrator ( Postgres, Oracle, or MSSQL) is required to work in a Product development team working on a high availability, financial payments system. You will be joining a software engineering team working on Product Development.

if you want to work on a leading edge payments product, this role will be ideal for you offering many opportunities for development and learning.

Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Develop, implement and prove high availability, failover and the resilience options and recommend changes to the application to support these.
  • Provide guidance on best practices for replication & archiving and assist the teams with implementations.
  • Support various deployment options Active-Passive, Active-Active, clustering etc.
  • Work on containerization and cloud deployment.
  • Provide mechanisms and guidance to enable rolling updates of the database structure and data as part of a CD/CI pipeline and customer upgrades.
  • Investigate, prove and recommend tools and approaches.
  • Install, maintain and support the Development and QA databases.
  • Assist with the performance tuning of the application.
  • Provide, review and update materials to support customer installation, upgrades, maintenance and operational housekeeping of their deployment of the solution. 
  • Carry out research and PoCs to prove potential additions to the solution and provide recommends. 
  • Assist the teams with database design and script creation, providing guidance, patterns, best practices and standards and enforce those standards.
  • Ensure Data and Application Security.
  • Troubleshoot complex database issues.

 

Qualifications & Experience

 

  • 5+ years’ experience as a DBA working with either Postgres, Oracle or MSSQL.
  • Strong working knowledge of RDBMS high availability solutions.
  • Strong working knowledge of RDBMS performance tuning.
  • Experience working on large products for external enterprise customers.
  • Ability to thoroughly understand complex business and technical issues related to databases and influence decision making.
  • Proven ability/experience to work with virtual teams.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Quick learner, willing to take initiative, enthusiastic about work, determined and thorough.
  • Good communication skills.

 

 

Type: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

London/ Home-working £50,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits


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