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Database Administrator

Job Title: Database Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sandbach, Cheshire
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH60962_1561564079
Contact Name: Michael Hartley
Contact Email: m.hartley@parity.net
Job Published: June 26, 2019 16:48

Job Description

Database Administrator - Permanent - £40-47K - Sandbach

Our client is looking for a DBA to support the software development team and work in a fast pace environment. The ideal candidate should be able to context switch and work both individually as well as part of a team.


  • Provide high level of quality, professional and timely support service to internal and external customers
  • Develop, design and support secure, scalable and feature rich multi-tenant database systems
  • Implement best practices to minimize security risks including implementation of encryption and set up of audit trail mechanisms
  • Ownership to coordinate with other team members regarding necessary updates of database security, patches and feature upgrades
  • Proactively use monitoring and vendor provided tools to resolve root cause of database performance and structural issues
  • Work with the internal infrastructure team members, database architect and software development team members to resolve any database related application issues


  • IBM DB2, MS SQL and MySQL database management and administrative skills
  • Strong experience with database optimization, backup and restore mechanisms, indexing and routine maintenance
  • Additional preference to applicants who have postgres database experience
  • Well versed on DB2 using command line driven Linux systems
  • Exposure to Linux and Windows environments
  • SQL Server Clustering for high availability database support for enterprise applications

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