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Performance Data Base Administrator / DBA

  • Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Annual Bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Livingston, West Lothian
  • Sector: Database Admin
  • Date posted: 19/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH87936

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Performance Database Administrator / DBA - Oracle 11g or 12c

We have an opportunity for a Performance Database Administrator to join Experis on a permanent basis. You will be working as part of our Employed Consultant team, on site with a multi-national technology company based in Livingston. This is a chance to be part of an award-winning organisation whose key priority is investing in its people.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

Role Purpose:

As a performance DBA within the clients experienced platform performance engineering team, you will join a skilled platform operations team who are pushing modern/cutting edge DevOps processes, practices and ways of working. The multi skilled team consists not only of DBA's, but performance engineers, infrastructure specialists, developers, Dev Ops engineers, Environment and batch specialists who work closely together and collectively determine what is good enough for the client's customers.

You will be responsible for:

  • Actively influence architecture and design of the customer's databases and platform.
  • Provide performance assessments and tuning recommendations across our customer facing Digital Web and Mobile platforms, Customer Contact Centres, Engineer systems, and Back Office Systems.
  • Deliver the latest products and offerings to the client's customers.
  • Continually drive projects, some agile, some waterfall and others somewhere in the middle.
  • Work with some of the latest industry leading technologies and technical innovation.
  • Join a team who are continually looking to the future and growing our knowledge and skills in line with industry trends.
  • Proactively contribute to the evolution of performance engineering
  • Develop and provision large data sets to support full volume performance testing
  • Continuous Integration, Test and Delivery, Cloud, Virtualisation, Docker, Elastic, fully automated environment and monitoring solutions.
  • Own, support and enhance our 2 x multi-million pound full volume performance testing environments, and the tool solutions driving them.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Strong communicator who can comfortably share test findings at all levels.
  • Experienced performance/development DBA who can demonstrate strong technical skills and understanding.
  • Experience of large scale enterprise databases
  • Experience of Oracle on 11g or 12c versions
  • A strong appreciation of complex architecture and solutions.
  • Desire to improve and engineer performance at all levels of the solutions from tests through to infrastructure.
  • Able to understand the business impact of technical problems and be able to make risk assessments.

Suitable Candidates should submit CVs in the first instance.

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