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Data Base Administrator - Engineering

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Recruiter: Michael Page
Listed on: 30th September
Location: Dublin
Salary/Rate: £496 - £587
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

My client - a global Securities product organisation in the financial services industry are looking for a Data Base Administrator - Engineering to join their site in Dublin for an initial 6 month contract to provide an oversight and manage their existing database estate and keep their solution aligned to bank's technology risk and control standards.

Client Details

My client is a global Securities product organisation in the financial services industry.


The successful candidate for the Data Base Administrator - Engineering contract role at my client's site in Dublin will fulfil the following responsibilities -

  • Help maintain the databases to ensure efficient utilization, manage capacity, define data backup and retention strategies, ensure high availability and manage platform currency.
  • Identify and realise potential process and operational improvements through their expertise in contemporary productivity tools and technologies.
  • Database management for variety of SQL and no-SQL datastores within application platform
  • Design maintenance strategy to improve performance, capacity and resiliency
  • Development support for the optimized use of query and data access
  • Support and manage obsolescence and currency and patch management
  • Support non-production environment and third line production support
  • Product evaluation and certification
  • Define and drive the adoption of the businesses cloud strategy
  • Continual review and improvements of automation / processes / practices and tooling
  • Support of Audit, Operational Resiliency, Business Continuity of applications
  • Manage and update process documentations


To be considered for the Data Base Administrator - Engineering 6 month contract role the candidate must present evidence of the following -

Essential -

  • Understanding of Database SQL and noSQL technologies and Querying (PostgreSQL, Oracle, Cassandra, MongoDB, MS SQL, Azure SQL)
  • Understanding of SQL query and Xquery optimization
  • Understanding of ITIL standards for Change and Problem Management
  • Understanding of Messaging Systems and Paradigms (at least one of FIX, JMS, MQ, Solace, Kafka, etc.)
  • Familiarity with XML, XSLT, XPATH and JSON
  • Understanding of Database Scripting and Administration
  • Understanding of Agile Methodology and DevOps Principles
  • Understanding of Azure along with platform migration

Desirable -

  • Understanding of Application Integration
  • Enterprise scheduling, (e.g. Autosys)
  • Enterprise Monitoring (e.g. Nastel, ITRS Geneos, Dynatrace)
  • A track record with development with one of Scala, Java, Python, .NET or Scripting

Kubernetes, Docker, Containerization

Job Offer

The day rate for this role is between EUR550 and EUR650 per day

Contact Name: Tom Gilchrist
Reference: TJ/9082/JN -092021-3605943_1633015320
Job ID: 2984885

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