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MySQL Database Administrator/DBA

  • Location: South East
  • Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: BI, Big Data & Analytics

The focus of this role is to support the DBA team to deliver consistent and speedy services that run on MySQL Linux platforms across many of our UK clients. Working closely with the Infrastructure and Operation teams, the ideal candidate will need to understand client requirements and provide robust and solid MySQL data platforms which is a key part of our mobile services infrastructure. This role is all about making mobile services available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Maintenance of the production and development environments:

  • Providing backups and restores as required
  • Building MySQL Database servers in order to support development activities
  • Migrating data between environments
  • Maintenance and patching
  • Ensuring that all environments meet the corporate Database server policy
  • Provide recommendations to the development/BI team regarding optimisation
  • Documentation of infrastructure
  • Servicing requests for information and Support requests following the ITIL and PCI standard

Technical participation in infrastructure and BI projects:

  • Database Design
  • Maintenance and patching
  • Backups and day to day monitoring for issues
  • Continual improvement programs e.g. backup/HA options
  • Work on special projects as defined by Management e.g. ETL work

Key Performance Indicators:

To be decided on a 6 monthly basis based on personal development

Experience, Qualifications and Technical Knowledge:

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with MySQL Server Administration and maintenance
  • Knowledge and experience of Linux operation system
  • Experience of Bash scripting and automation
  • Evidence of MySQL Server security configuration
  • Proven experience in creating and managing technical documentation
  • A team player who is focused on the outcome for the team and the company
  • Must be an excellent communicator both written and verbal

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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