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Database Administrator / Developer

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Additional Benefits

Job summary:

Job description:

Database Administrator/Developer


Key Responsibilities:

* Provide support for the organisation's Oracle and SQL Server database environments running on Windows, Solaris and Linux
* Provide support for all the Production and Pre-Production database environments
* Perform database upgrades and apply software patches as and when required on all database environments
* Creation and removal of database environments as required
* Create and monitor Standby / DR databases and associated replication
* Refresh the development, system test and Pre-Production database environments on request
* Perform software releases to both the Pre-Production and Production database environments
* Apply data fixes to Pre-Production and Production database environments as required
* Develop and deploy SSIS packages, Unix shell scripts to perform routine database tasks and new operational monitoring scripts
* Ensure database backups complete successfully
* Develop standards for data analysis tools and techniques
* Develop and maintain specialist knowledge of database concepts, object and data modelling techniques and design principles and a detailed knowledge of database architectures, software and facilities
* Optimise database performance and plans for forecast resource needs
* Analyse business data requirements and coordinate the application of data analysis and data modelling techniques, based upon a detailed understanding of these requirements, in order to establish, modify or maintain data structures and their associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions, attribute definitions).
* Develop application support processes and ensure support requests are dealt with according to agreed procedures.
* Investigate and resolve database issues
* Provide out of hours support as part of an on-call rota
* Adherence to internal governance processes and control frameworks
* Liaise with external organizations and third party suppliers for ongoing support and maintenance.
* Collaborate in system development projects; defining and analysing business requirements and developing appropriate solutions & processes
* Assist in developing and maintaining appropriate disaster recovery systems and procedures in line with the Company's Business Continuity Plans
* Evaluate potential solutions, demonstrating, installing and commissioning selected products



* Suitable A-levels or equivalent
* Appropriate specialist technical qualifications for supporting, maintaining and/or developing databases, information manipulation and associated applications
* MCTS in SQL Server


* 2-3 years working with SQL Server
* Experience with Azure is preferable
* Exposure to Disaster Recover would be ideal
* Oracle experience is desirable but not essential

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1st Floor, Talbot House
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