London (Greater)
£40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
16 Jul 2014
13 Aug 2014
Daniel Wells
Full Time

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.