Database Administrator (DBA)

  • Cheltenham
  • £45,000 - £60,000 
  • Permanent

Database Administrator

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

Are we looking for you? 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 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.

We are the world's leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. We pride ourselves on being a supportive, friendly, collaborative and hard-working team with plenty of room for progression. We offer great work/life balance including compressed, annualised or reduced hours and term time working. We place great importance on training & development. As you will be using cutting-edge technologies, we recognise the importance of educational development.

Our technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. In a time of change, thrive with us.

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • Extensive database administration experience across both MS SQL and Oracle database technologies
  • Excellent knowledge of RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) 5, 6 and 7
  • Ability to install, configure database binaries
  • Backup/Recovery procedures and scripting experience
  • Experience of Database Replication
  • Database Server Clustering and failover
  • Knowledge of MongoDB Sharding
  • High Availability (ORACLE RAC, MS SQL Always ON)
  • Disaster Recovery experience
  • Ability to write and maintain scripts to automate DBA tasks - PowerShell, Unix Shell Scripting
  • Experience of 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

*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 Drew.Fackrell@sandersonplc.com to discuss.

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