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Database Administrator / Engineer (Oracle & MS) - Fully Remote

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Recruiter: Michael Page
Listed on: 6th January
Location: Birmingham
Salary/Rate: £50000 - £65000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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This Global leader in specialist pharmaceutical services requires a Database Administrator / Engineer to provide support to one of its key European Divisions. You will be instrumental in the ongoing development and evolution of database environments and support on a key migration from Oracle to MS SQL Server. The role is fully remote.Client DetailsGlobal leader in specialist pharmaceutical servicesDescriptionThis Global leader in specialist pharmaceutical services requires a Database Administrator / Engineer to provide support to one of its key European Divisions. You will be instrumental in the ongoing development and evolution of database environments and support on a key migration from Oracle to MS SQL Server. There are further opportunities to work with the Business Intelligence function to deliver a step change in Analytics Services within the organisation. The role is fully remote. Key Responsibilities: Setup DB environment: Perform recommendations on DB technologies; Specify server requirements for DB hosting; Ensure alignment between Application and Infrastructure on DB specs and implementationAdministration & Maintenance of enterprise Databases. Ensuring company data is secure, and compliant with ISO 27001:2013Working with IT infrastructure to implement DR policies and conform to company RTO and RPOApplication & Infrastructure Projects support: database migration, creation, optimizationPerformance improvement: Efficiency of schema designs - optimal use of indexes / keys / page sizeGeneral DB Security / access and rights management: Backup policy & BCDR; Anonymization of data for application development environment; Configuration of Encryption at restFully remote with occasional travel to the office (Birmingham, Heathrow and Warrington areas)Opportunity to extend scope on Business Intelligence and Report generation Key Skills & Requirements: Experienced in MS SQL server, SSAS, SSRS, SSISKnowledge of Oracle (legacy DB)Comfortable with remote working with both Infra and Application teamsAutonomous and transparent, enthusiastic team player with many stakeholders: Infra, Dev, LIMS, BI teamsExperience of working in an Agile environment and understanding of software development methodologiesBeing able to obtain SC clearance and NPPV Level 3 Desirable skills Other existing DB: Oracle (to be migrated), PostgreSQLCommvaultSQL Server queries. Use of Stored Procedures, joins, transactions and CRUD operationsProfileKey Skills & Requirements: Experienced in MS SQL server, SSAS, SSRS, SSISKnowledge of Oracle (legacy DB)Comfortable with remote working with both Infra and Application teamsAutonomous and transparent, enthusiastic team player with many stakeholders: Infra, Dev, LIMS, BI teamsExperience of working in an Agile environment and understanding of software development methodologiesBeing able to obtain SC clearance and NPPV Level 3 Desirable skills Other existing DB: Oracle (to be migrated), PostgreSQLCommvaultSQL Server queries. Use of Stored Procedures, joins, transactions and CRUD operationsJob OfferOpportunity to support Database Environments InternationallyOpportunity to work on database transformation programmes