Your new company

Major UK Property firm.

Your new role


What you’ll need to succeed

  • Database Backups.
  • Log file management – Backups, truncation etc. (SQL/Oracle Maintenance) – Daily checks – Of the above and app related tasks.
  • Creation and ownership of maintenance plans for every DB (Recurring Tasks/Re-Indexing/Database Optimisation).
  • Management of Database Permissions – Create and Govern Process (including challenging need for changes/additions – Applying the minimum permissions needed principle).
  • DR planning and testing (inc documentation) – Working with us to prove Xi (Failover of services within the Cloud) failover of SQL server works.
  • Assisting with applications related issues/incidents/change.
  • Proactive assistance of querying/coding and advising on best practices in this area – query optimisation/code review assistance.
  • Liaising with third party development partners to ensure their proposed setup meets BL/GT – Group Technology standards .
  • Database Installations, proactive patching and version upgrades – Ensuring all database instances are up to date and in line with Group Technology Governance.
  • SQL HA Project – Resilience and HA – Getting the new mirror DB server up and running (SQL Server) – Project Support.
  • Management of HA environments across SQL and Oracle environments.
  • Advising on BL standards for SQL and ensuring they are met -eg Drive Letters.
  • Performance Monitoring and tuning – Perf issues and proactive tuning (PTO – Performance Tuning & Optimisation).
  • Assistance in identifying redundant databases, old Legacy config and generally streamlining and unpicking what we have now.
  • Liase with developers to create environments/refresh of dev, test & production environments/alignment of environments.
  • Review of previous health check reports and proposing ongoing improvement tasks/projects.
  • Management of Licensing.
  • Oversight ongoing management of adherence to best practice guidelines.
  • Ongoing monitoring of trend/performance analysis.
  • MySQL/AWS/Azure RDS/PostgreSQL
  • What you’ll get in return

    70k plus benefits.

    What you need to do now

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