DBA | Database Administrator | Birmingham | Up to £45,000
Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently working with a growing and talented IT company. As Database Administrator you’ll join the DevOps team which will offer the opportunity to work on a large-scale cloud-hosted application.
You’ll be responsible for developing and maintaining the company’s cloud-based database services while making continued service improvements as part of a rapidly growing technical organisation.
The Good Stuff:
You’ll work with a dynamic team, working closely with great technical colleagues, whilst working at the cutting edge of a high growth industry with an opportunity to shape the technical vision of a large cloud-based platform.
Database Administrator job duties:
As DBA you will be involved with database design, implementation, deployment, administration and maintenance
You will Support the production, staging and development environments
Responsible for designing and implementing databases using industry standard methodologies and best practices
Managing disruption free migrations and system shutdowns. Backup, restore and recovery operations
Planning and performing upgrades
Documenting services and creating SOPs
Performing database security operations
Monitoring database services, resolving issues and identifying and initiating quality improvement measures
Performance tuning and query optimisation
DBA | Database Administrator Pre-requisites:
BEng / MEng / BSc / MSc in relevant subject or equivalent experience
Strong Linux experience with shell scripting skills
Experience with AWS database services including RDS and Aurora.
Extensive technical experience in MySQL database administration and management
Solid understanding of replication and clustering techniques and technologies
Experience managing databases and focussing on maintaining performance, integrity, replication, upgrades, migration and security
Extensive query / performance optimisation experience
Experience in database environment life cycle management and support of production, staging and development environments.
Experience in the following technologies:
Percona MySQL 5.x including Percona Tools
Amazon RDS – Aurora and MySQL
Ubuntu Linux / VirtualBox
HashiCorp Terraform / Vault
If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV to Claire at Jonothan Bosworth for more information.