Database Administrator

  • Cheltenham
  • £35,000 - £60,000 
  • Permanent

Database Administrator

Do you see yourself working in National Security? Are you interested in working with cutting-edge technology? Do you want to work for a company that value talented and passionate individuals?

We have a number of excellent opportunities for focused and motivated Database Administrators at multiple levels to join an expanding team. You will be joining at an exciting time where our Client is driving the growth and development of big data.

You will be working as part of our on-site Database Support Team based in Cheltenham, you will gain the opportunity to work with the cutting edge of multiple technologies in an environment where day to day business as usual support is often mixed with project related workload to achieve the best results.

Essential Skills:

  • Extensive database administration experience across both MS SQL and ORACLE Database technologies
  • RHEL/OEL 5,6 and 7
  • Install, configure database binaries
  • Backup/Recovery procedures and scripting
  • Database Replication
  • Database Server Clustering and failover
  • Sharding (MongoDB only)
  • High Availability (ORACLE RAC, MS SQL Always ON)
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Write and maintain scripts to automate DBA tasks - PowerShell, Unix Shell Scripting
  • Database monitoring tools e.g. ORACLE Cloud Control, HP Ops Manager.
  • Troubleshoot database related issues
  • Ensure data security and integrity of databases
  • Perform routine, periodic and proactive operation and monitoring
  • Optimize and tune database performance and SQL queries
  • Experience with Virtual and Physical platforms

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with other Database technologies such as Mongo, MySQL, Sybase, Postgres
  • Demonstrable previous experience of leading or managing large scale projects from conception through to delivery
  • Vendor DBA certification

*Please note you are required to hold, or be eligible to obtain DV Security Clearance.*

If you would like to know more, please apply. If you want to know more but don't currently have an updated CV, please feel free to drop me an email on to discuss.

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