Data Base Administrator - Engineering

International Temporary £496 - £587 per day
  • Lareg and business critical migration project
  • Work with various technologies and systems

About Our Client

My client is a global Securities product organisation in the financial services industry.

Job Description

The successful candidate for the Data Base Administrator - Engineering contract role at my client's site in Dublin will fulfil the following responsibilities -

  • Help maintain the databases to ensure efficient utilization, manage capacity, define data backup and retention strategies, ensure high availability and manage platform currency.
  • Identify and realise potential process and operational improvements through their expertise in contemporary productivity tools and technologies.
  • Database management for variety of SQL and no-SQL datastores within application platform
  • Design maintenance strategy to improve performance, capacity and resiliency
  • Development support for the optimized use of query and data access
  • Support and manage obsolescence and currency and patch management
  • Support non-production environment and third line production support
  • Product evaluation and certification
  • Define and drive the adoption of the businesses cloud strategy
  • Continual review and improvements of automation / processes / practices and tooling
  • Support of Audit, Operational Resiliency, Business Continuity of applications
  • Manage and update process documentations

The Successful Applicant

To be considered for the Data Base Administrator - Engineering 6 month contract role the candidate must present evidence of the following -

Essential -

  • Understanding of Database SQL and noSQL technologies and Querying (PostgreSQL, Oracle, Cassandra, MongoDB, MS SQL, Azure SQL)
  • Understanding of SQL query and Xquery optimization
  • Understanding of ITIL standards for Change and Problem Management
  • Understanding of Messaging Systems and Paradigms (at least one of FIX, JMS, MQ, Solace, Kafka, etc.)
  • Familiarity with XML, XSLT, XPATH and JSON
  • Understanding of Database Scripting and Administration
  • Understanding of Agile Methodology and DevOps Principles
  • Understanding of Azure along with platform migration

Desirable -

  • Understanding of Application Integration
  • Enterprise scheduling, (e.g. Autosys)
  • Enterprise Monitoring (e.g. Nastel, ITRS Geneos, Dynatrace)
  • A track record with development with one of Scala, Java, Python, .NET or Scripting

Kubernetes, Docker, Containerization

What's on Offer

The day rate for this role is between €550 and €650 per day

Tom Gilchrist
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Phone number
+44 207 269 6253

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Tom Gilchrist
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+44 207 269 6253
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