SQL Database Administrator

Posted by reed.co.uk.

Are you looking for new challenge where you can work with a dynamic,highly motivated team of data engineers who love helping millions of jobseekers love Mondays?

It’s an exciting opportunity for a hands on data engineer with a passion for quality,security and efficiency,to join a team of highly skilled database engineers responsible for the day to day management and administration of the company’s database estate. You will be in a unique position to help redefine the traditional DBA role into a new hybrid,with a sharp emphasis on DataOps.

The role will comprise a wide-ranging split between a more traditional database administrator,taking ownership of the company’s DR strategy,software upgrades and so on,and a brand new take on DataOps with a focus on automated provisioning,infrastructure as a service management,and particularly our automated release pipeline.

As well as being part of the data engineers team,you will work closely with a number of Agile aligned engineering teams and will help us optimise our ways of working in line with the DevOps principles and software engineering best practices.

The role will be essential in leading the way towards a fully automated CI/CD pipeline (currently ReadyRoll and VSTS) and driving our data architecture and technology choices by providing technical mentorship to the different engineering teams.

A substantial part of the role encompasses architecturing and managing our cloud based,globally distributed infrastructure (including EC2,RDS and PostgreSQL) using methods of automation such as Powershell and Terraform scripts,as well as real time monitoring and metrics with systems such as SQL Sentry and DataDog.


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