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Database Infrastructure Engineer

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Recruiter: Office for National statistics
Listed on: 21st July
Location: Hybrid working pattern, with a base in Newport, Titchfield, London or Darlington
Salary/Rate: £39,200 - £47,400
Salary Notes: plus a skills allowance of up to £5,000 (non-pensionable and non-contractual) may be payable.
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Do you want to work in a modern organization, using the latest database technology and infrastructure?
Are you looking to build your career somewhere that will allow you to continuously develop yourself?

The Database and Middleware Support team are accountable for the design, implementation and operation of products such as Oracle RDBMS, Microsoft SQL Server, Actian Ingres, Cloudera, Oracle Weblogic and supporting technologies.

We are now looking to strengthen this team with experienced database administrators whom possess knowledge in some of the above technologies. We aren't looking for someone with everything, we want to grow our teams capabilities and offer the training and support to allow someone to do that, so if you have database admin experience, we would welcome your application.

You will work in a team of infrastructure specialists and engineers, an infrastructure engineer supports and maintains infrastructure solutions and services as directed and according to departmental policy.

You will make sure services are delivered and used as required - work with and support third parties to provide infrastructure services.

You will define, build, bring into service, operate, support, performance monitoring, continuous improvement and decommissioning Infrastructure services (SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS), products and platforms to serve a variety of user needs.

This role is part of the cross-government Digital, Data & Technology (DDaT) profession framework. As a role within DDaT at the ONS, we offer you benefits such as:

  • Protected Learning Time of up to 10% of your weekly hours, to spend on your personal development and side-projects.
  • A supportive and active Community of Practice to help ensure you get the training, development and opportunities you need to progress your career.
  • The opportunity to be part of our annual progression panels, giving yearly promotion opportunities.

In return we offer you a comprehensive suite of benefits, including:

  • Hybrid working in an organisation voted top in the UK for work-life balance
  • A market leading pension scheme - our employer contribution rate is around 27%
  • A choice of working patterns *for every role* full-time, part-time, job-share.
  • Maternity, adoption or shared parental leave of 26 weeks full pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Employee Assistance Programmes
  • Diversity Network Groups
  • Mental Health Allies
  • Civil Service Sports and Social club
  • Generous holiday allowance - 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days after 5 years service in addition to 9 public holidays

For more information about this role, and to apply, please follow the APPLY link to Civil Service Jobs