Database Administrator

Europe, United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 2024

Job Description

[c. £150-200k Comp Package, Hybrid Working]

Seize an extraordinary opportunity with our client, a global investment leader. As a Database Administrator, you will elevate their database capabilities, shape strategic technology decisions, and scrutinise data output. Working with Orchestrade, a top-tier booking and risk management system, you will be the cornerstone of this groundbreaking, technology-driven ecosystem.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acquire knowledge of preferred technology tools and principles, and familiarise yourself with existing databases, codebase, and functionalities
  • Analyse data output by Orchestrade (OT) itself
  • Learn about existing solutions deployment and resourcing
  • Contribute to existing issues in the code repository through merge-requests, and address existing solution shortcomings
  • Set up sufficient monitoring capabilities for minimal downtime and decision-making metrics
  • Provide routine operational maintenance, including installations, upgrades, patches, DR tests
  • Troubleshoot live service issues to resolution, with post-mortem write-ups and root cause analysis

Key Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in a similar role
  • Problem-solving skills under high pressure
  • Expertise in ANSI SQL, DDL, DML, data normalisation, and transactions
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and MongoDB
  • Understanding of profilers, query analysers, optimisers, and different types of indexes
  • Understanding of data warehousing architectures, including partitions and schema design
  • (Desired) Prior experience with PostgreSQL

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