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Data Administrator

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Recruiter: West Yorkshire Police
Listed on: 16th March
Location: Wakefield
Salary Notes: £36,369 - £39,585 per annum
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Digital Policing Directorate
Wakefield
1 full time post
Fixed term until 31 March 2023

West Yorkshire Police is looking to recruit a Data Administrator for a fixed term until 31 March 2023 to join Digital Policing Directorate based in Wakefield.

As part of the Infrastructure team, the scope of your responsibilities will be to provide expert guidance on database creation, monitoring and maintenance; ensuring database recoverability, integrity, security, availability and performance. You will also be expected to lead the identification, assessment and implementation of new and upgraded databases.

In addition, you will also provide analysis and direction for Digital Policing support teams on effective database monitoring, management and optimisation and when required assist with the investigation of problems, identifying root causes and wherever possible developing automated solutions.

You will also be expected to lead and develop on Database project delivery advising on appropriate hardware specification and configuration including disaster recovery provision and provide new solutions and detailed documentation to support handover into a production environment. You will also provide expert input and knowledge on the process of using data to support Business Intelligence and modern Data Analytics to support policing and business activities.

The ideal candidate will already be able to demonstrate the ability to manage relational databases on a large scale computer infrastructure with experience of database creation, performance tuning and migration between differing database versions and experience of data warehouse creation to support business analytics

Furthermore, you will already have a Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject or relevant experience in a database support environment.

Owing to the nature of this role you must be willing and able to travel for business purposes and be able to participate in a call out rota to be considered for this position.

This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 23:55 hours on the 6th April 2021.

Applicants should be aware that it is not always possible to carry out adequate vetting checks on persons who have not been resident within the UK for the last five years. Therefore, where this applies, applicants may be refused on the grounds that it was not possible to vet them to the appropriate standard.

West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.