Database Administrator

  • by Park Lane Recruitment
  • Location Reading, Berkshire, UK
  • Salary not disclosed
  • 13 days ago
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Job Description:

Are you interested in working for a market leader in a fast-growing industry? 

I am looking for a Database Administrator to join an expanding team in Reading. I need somebody who wants to make a difference, who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, and most importantly enjoys engaging with other people and providing the highest possible levels of service.

You would be responsibile for 

  • Ensuring service remains available to all users by monitoring all Postgres/ Cassandra databases
  • Assisting the DB Architect and Realistic Development team with configuration, implementation of new Regal functionality in a supportable repeatable manner, ensuring minimum of downtime for Production customer facing service
  • Out of hours support of the database estate as required
  • Completion of work requests via Jira as required

You must have at least five years’ experience within a DBA role and also have postgres knowledge, good Linux/ Unix command line knowledge with the ability to troubleshoot any issues using logs/tools in a timely manner, sound understanding of SQL structures and functionality, ability to write, wider understanding of emerging NoSQL and RDBMS technologies, familiarity with NoSQL architecture

After successful completion of 3 months’ probation period the following benefit will apply:

  • Pension plan
  • Employee Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme


  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info pension, life assurance, child care vouchers
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector IT & Internet
  • Years Experience 5+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Educational level Secondary School or equivalent

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