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Database Engineer - Hampshire

  • Salary: £25450 - £35200 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Sector: Database Admin
  • Date posted: 11/05/2017
  • Job reference: J366101A

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Database Administrator| DBA | SaaS | IaaS | PaaS | Oracle | Postgres | SQL | NoSQL

Fareham, Hampshire

£28,450 - £35,200

As part of the wider IT Infrastructure Engineering team you will be responsible for designing, creating, supporting and improving new and existing infrastructure services, products and platforms.

The main responsibilities of the post are:

  • Defining, building, bringing into service, operating, supporting, performance monitoring, continually improving and decommissioning Infrastructure services (SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS), products and platforms to serve a variety of user needs
  • For the services, products and platforms supported:
    - Managing incidents, requests, changes and problems
    - Managing the configuration, availability, capacity, performance and cost
    - Drive continuous improvement activities
  • Maximise the use of tools and technologies to deliver operational excellence
  • Active participation in wider communities of practice, identifying good practices we can adopt and sharing our experiences.
  • Sharing knowledge of tools and techniques, and collaborating to improve the capability of the team.
  • Maintain consistency between development and production environments.

Skills and Experience

  • Incident Management
  • Change and Release Management
  • Problem Management
  • Performance and Capacity Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Community

Specific technical skills & experience


  • Relational databases: Oracle, Postgres and Microsoft SQL server
  • Non relational databases (NoSQL):
  • MongoDB, Couchbase, Reddit
  • Oracle RMAN and PG_basebackup
  • Actian Ingres DB
  • Hadoop e.g. Cloudera
  • Cloud Foundry
  • Storage technologies e.g. Oracle ASM, ZFS,NAS, SAN and data volumes
  • Oracle Exadata


  • Oracle Weblogic
  • Enterprise management tools e.g. SPLUNK and Oracle Enterprise Management (OEM)
  • Server operating systems including LINUX Microsoft Windows and proprietary UNIX systems
  • Identity Management e.g. AD and OID
  • Networking technologies including DNS, NAT, Firewalls and TCP/IP

If you would like to be considered for the role please submit your CV for immediate assessment. Please be aware the role closes 21/05/2017

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