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Database Engineer (MySQL and SQL Server) - London, United Kingdom

Salary Range:

£40,000.00 - £52,000.00

Job Description:

Title: Database Engineer (MySQL and SQL Server)

Location: Location

Salary: £40,000 £52,000 dependant on experience


Duties and Responsibilities

Database Engineer that specialises in the administration of MySQL and SQL Server.


As the successful candidate, you will be passionate about database technology, especially MySQL which you will know inside and out. You will also know your way around SQL Server and Microsoft web server technologies such as IIS.


Job purpose

The Database Engineer (DBE) is an expert in database technology and leverages their skills to design, support and enhance the  data platform. The DBE has the ability and willingness to adopt new and existing tools and technologies to simplify and automate processes while ensuring the availability and performance of the current platform. The post-holder is a critical thinker, who is able to solve complex technical problems and communicate solutions to stakeholders at all levels. Service improvement is key to the role and the post-holder will collaborate with the team to devise and implement key data platform strategies.


Key Requirements

Expert knowledge and skills in the administration of MySQL

Advanced knowledge and skills in the administration of SQL Server

Excellent IIS web server knowledge

Working knowledge of database monitoring solutions such as Idera & OEM

Experience in automation with tools such as Ansible, powershell, puppet or equivalent

Ability and willingness to learn new platforms and technologies   

Team work, knowledge transfer, process documentation

Knowledge of agile processes and tools such as JIRA



Expert knowledge and skills in the administration and performance enhancement of either:

O Oracle RDBMS

O SQL Server


With strong working knowledge of at least one other;

  • Working knowledge of Oracle Enterprise Manager, Idera or an equivalent database management and monitoring tool
  • Scripting and Automation using Shell, Powershell, Ansible, Puppet or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of Linux or Windows Server operating systems
  • Knowledge of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) or other enterprise backup solution
  • Development of Backup, HA and DR strategies
  • Ability and willingness to learn new technologies and employ them to automate and simplify the technical landscape
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, sharing knowledge and skills and developing productive working relationships
  • Ability to solve complex technical issues and clearly communicate resolutions to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Willingness to keep on the bleeding edge of new technology and ability to help persuade adoption

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London, United Kingdom

Database / Database Developer

Job Type:
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Job Title: Database Engineer (MySQL and SQL Server)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Job Type: Perm Position

Reference ID: 821095

Posted Date: 06/12/2018

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