Database Administrator

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
20 days ago

SC Cleared Database Administrator
6 Months
£510 Via Umbrella

The Role

  1. Database Maintenance and Monitoring:
    * Install, configure, and maintain database management systems (DBMS) software.
    * Monitor database performance and ensure efficient operation.
    * Troubleshoot and resolve database-related issues in a timely manner.
    * Perform regular backups and ensure data recovery capabilities.
  2. Database Security:
    * Implement and maintain database security measures to protect sensitive data.
    * Control access permissions and privileges for database users.
    * Conduct security audits and implement necessary changes to enhance security.
  3. Data Management:
    * Design, develop, and implement databases as per organizational requirements.
    * Optimize database structures and queries for maximum performance.
    * Define and enforce data standards and guidelines.
  4. Capacity Planning:
    * Estimate future database capacity requirements and plan for expansion.
    * Recommend hardware and software upgrades to support growing database needs.
  5. Documentation and Reporting:
    * Document database configurations, procedures, and guidelines.
    * Generate reports on database usage, performance, and security.
  6. Collaboration and Support:
    * Collaborate with development teams to optimize database usage in applications.
    * Provide technical support and guidance to users and other IT staff.
    * Stay updated with latest database technologies and best practices.

Your Profile
* Proven experience as a Database Administrator or in a similar role.
* Proficiency in database management systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL etc.
* Strong knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance tuning.
* Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
* Relevant certifications (e.g., Oracle Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Database Administrator) are a plus.

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