DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

Location
Plymouth
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Mar 2018
Closes
17 Apr 2018
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

WESTERN POWER DISTRIBUTION

VACANCY NOTICE

Reference Number :  ER166/2017

Date: 20 March 2018

Closing Date:  17th April 2018

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR INFORMATION RESOURCES

BASED AT ELLIOTT ROAD, PLYMOUTH

EBA GRADE 7

SALARY RANGE £43,972 TO £49,138 PER YEAR

The successful candidate may initially be appointed on a designate basis

An opportunity has arisen for a Database Administrator within the Information Resources team based in Plymouth.

In this role you will be involved in the support and maintenance of database environments, based on Oracle, MySQL and SQL Server.

Some of the key areas of focus will include

  • Database software installation and upgrades
  • Database creation, monitoring and maintenance
  • License management and reporting
  • Capacity planning and performance management
  • Security, backup and recovery (inc. disaster recovery)

Experience in any of the above or being able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of a related discipline (such as database based programming, system administration on Windows, Linux or Unix based platforms) would be a considerable advantage.  Appropriate training will be provided where required.

An appreciation of Cybersecurity, its associated tools and technologies would be of benefit. Strong analytical, diagnostic and systems management skills are a must.

You should be a team player who is able to make decisions using your own initiative to solve a range of IT related challenges. You must be educated to degree level (or equivalent) or be able to demonstrate that you have the necessary skills and experience to make a success of this opportunity. You will be expected to participate in an out of hour’s standby working arrangement within the team and therefore a driving licence is preferred.

A copy of this advert can be found on the Intranet – WPD Corporate Information, Employee Relations.

Please make your line manager aware that you are applying for this position.

Distribution: Company Wide & External

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