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Progressive Recruitment
16 July 2014
13 August 2014
Daniel Wells
Job Level
Contract Type
£40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive

Further information

Unbelievable opportunity for DBA's with varying experience to join a fast growing Media company in Central London for a very competitive basic salary based on experience.

-Work with DBA's and developers on database design and implementation enhancements
-Provide support and monitor 24x7 production environments. Work two Saturday a month, day in lieu in the week gained.
-Primary on day to day schema changes and database maintenance
-Help developers to optimize queries, stored procedure and database design
-Assist in developing and implementing best practices for DR and Backups
-Assist in evaluating and selecting equipment, services and vendors
-Assist in defining and implementing maintenance plan for the database systems
-Improve current procedures
-Provide regular status reports on system health, database state and availability

-Knowledgeable in Postgres and MySQL
-Solid understanding of database design principals
-Good understanding of query execution plans
-Good SQL scripts skill including SPs, PSQL scripting

-Ability to proactively identify, troubleshoot and resolve live database systems issues
-Knowledge of disaster recovery principles and practices, including planning, testing, backup/restore
-Problem-solving skills
-Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-sensitive environment

Nice to have:
-Hands-on experience on database administration, backup recovery and troubleshooting in co-location environments
-Good performance tuning skills
-A willingness to learn, a flexibility to adapt, an appetite for risk
-Team player yet open-minded and crazy enough to be innovative
-Strong work ethic
-A willingness to roll up your sleeves and get things done

If you're interested please get in touch immediately as interviews will be taking place early next week.

Progressive Recruitment

Progressive is one of the UK’s leading engineering and IT recruitment consultancies, specialising in placing exceptional permanent & contract professionals.