Database Administrator

£40000 - £45000 Per Annum

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.