SQL / Oracle Hybrid Database Administrator / London/Remote / £80K - £95k + Bonus + Perks

  • Job Reference: 3
  • Date Posted: 4 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Oliver Peters
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Oliver Stevens

Job Description

SQL / Oracle Hybrid Database Administrator / London/Remote / £80K - £95k + Bonus + Perks


My leading client is looking for a Hybrid Database Administrator, working for a leading organisation in the education sector. As a DBA you will be responsible to develop and maintain a highly available, secure, and performant data platform. With a natural ability to identify, assess, prioritise and deliver improvements to the environments you are responsible for, you will proactively manage technology and processes to deliver high-quality architecture.


  • Provide world-class support and expertise to all NoSQL database environments.
  • Represent the Data Architecture team as a subject matter expert in the Postgres/SQL Server/Oracle and NoSQL sub domain.
  • Continually look for opportunities to create efficiencies and provide expertise to integrate technologies and platforms into current environments within the NoSQL sub domain.
  • Review existing configurations and installations and provide design decisions for improvements to platform environments.
  • Assist in planning and performing database upgrades and migrations.
  • Responsible for providing day-to-day administration support and maintenance for existing and new databases.
  • This position will be responsible for supporting new and existing database systems, both internally and future Cloud managed instances and will help guide best practices in database administration, and introduce innovation with automation.
  • Requires 7+ years of related experience in the design, maintenance, and administration of databases (Postgres, Oracle, SQL Server, Redis, etc.).
  • Any previous experience with Big-Data Platforms like Hadoop or Apache Spark will be incredibly valuable.
  • Previous SQL Server and/or Oracle or PostgreSQL database administration experience is a definite plus.
  • Perform debugging, tuning and performance enhancement as well as automation of operational and continuous integration aspect of the RDBMS and NOSQL platform.
  • Proficient with the Linux operating system, specifically Oracle Linux Enterprise.
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages, Bash, ksh, perl etc.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive annual leave allowance with annual purchase scheme
  • Group Personal Pension
  • Company bonus
  • Commitment to employee development plans
  • 24/7 Wellbeing and Employee Support”

Please Note: This is a permanent role. This role is for UK residents only. You must have the right to work in the UK with no restrictions. Some roles may be subject to successful background checks including a DBS and Credit Check.

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