Database and Storage Architect

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £500 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    James Concar

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    10/11 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    May 2019

  • Client:


Database and Storage Architect - Portsmouth - 10/11 Month Contract

My client, a leading technology company are looking for a Database and Storage Architect for a 10/11 month assignment based in Portsmouth. The position can offer from £500-£550 per day and the client are looking to get someone started for late May 2019.

Role Background:

  • The successful candidate will own and delivery the architectural high level designs and low level designs to meet client database and storage requirements.
  • You will also be responsible for maintaining documentation of ongoing storage layout, storage allocation and storage replication.
  • During the assignment you will also provide input into strategic client roadmap for DB2, storage and capacity planning as well as acting as a point of escalation for DB2 issues.

Required Skills:

  • Candidates should have extensive experience DB2 architecture and solutions as well as having a solid understanding of - DS8000 storage server architecture.
  • Prior experience working on AIX/RHEL/VMware/Veritas platforms is also essential.
  • The client has also expressed an interest in speaking with candidates with experience of DB2 High Availability Disaster Recovery (HADR) and InfoSphere Data Replication (Q Replication).
  • Prior experience of Database Design, SQL Language, SQL Server and INGRES is also of interest.
  • Synchronous Peer-to-Peer Remote Copy (PPRC) is also highly desirable.
  • Candidates should be eligible and willing to undergo a Financial Services background check prior to going on customer site.