Database Administrator / Engineer (Oracle & MS) - Fully Remote

Birmingham Permanent £50,000 - £65,000
  • Opportunity to support Database Environments Internationally
  • Opportunity to work on database transformation programmes

About Our Client

Global leader in specialist pharmaceutical services

Job Description

This Global leader in specialist pharmaceutical services requires a Database Administrator / Engineer to provide support to one of its key European Divisions. You will be instrumental in the ongoing development and evolution of database environments and support on a key migration from Oracle to MS SQL Server. There are further opportunities to work with the Business Intelligence function to deliver a step change in Analytics Services within the organisation. The role is fully remote.Key Responsibilities:

  • Setup DB environment: Perform recommendations on DB technologies; Specify server requirements for DB hosting; Ensure alignment between Application and Infrastructure on DB specs and implementation
  • Administration & Maintenance of enterprise Databases. Ensuring company data is secure, and compliant with ISO 27001:2013
  • Working with IT infrastructure to implement DR policies and conform to company RTO and RPO
  • Application & Infrastructure Projects support: database migration, creation, optimization
  • Performance improvement: Efficiency of schema designs - optimal use of indexes / keys / page size
  • General DB Security / access and rights management: Backup policy & BCDR; Anonymization of data for application development environment; Configuration of Encryption at rest
  • Fully remote with occasional travel to the office (Birmingham, Heathrow and Warrington areas)
  • Opportunity to extend scope on Business Intelligence and Report generation

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • Experienced in MS SQL server, SSAS, SSRS, SSIS
  • Knowledge of Oracle (legacy DB)
  • Comfortable with remote working with both Infra and Application teams
  • Autonomous and transparent, enthusiastic team player with many stakeholders: Infra, Dev, LIMS, BI teams
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment and understanding of software development methodologies
  • Being able to obtain SC clearance and NPPV Level 3

Desirable skills

  • Other existing DB: Oracle (to be migrated), PostgreSQL
  • Commvault
  • SQL Server queries. Use of Stored Procedures, joins, transactions and CRUD operations

The Successful Applicant

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • Experienced in MS SQL server, SSAS, SSRS, SSIS
  • Knowledge of Oracle (legacy DB)
  • Comfortable with remote working with both Infra and Application teams
  • Autonomous and transparent, enthusiastic team player with many stakeholders: Infra, Dev, LIMS, BI teams
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment and understanding of software development methodologies
  • Being able to obtain SC clearance and NPPV Level 3

Desirable skills

  • Other existing DB: Oracle (to be migrated), PostgreSQL
  • Commvault
  • SQL Server queries. Use of Stored Procedures, joins, transactions and CRUD operations

What's on Offer

Opportunity to support Database Environments Internationally

Opportunity to work on database transformation programmes

Contact
James Hobson
Quote job ref
JN-112021-4538146
Phone number
+44 117 906 5144

Job summary

Sector
Technology
Subsector
Database Administration / Development
Industry
Technology & Telecoms
Location
Birmingham
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
James Hobson
Consultant phone
+44 117 906 5144
Job reference
JN-112021-4538146