• Location: England, West Midlands, Birmingham
  • Date Posted: 27th Sep, 2019
  • Reference: CD/BD/BRM_1569600008
Database Engineer

Up to £50,0000

Central Birmingham

A award winning software solutions company who specialise in the entertainment industry are seeking a Database Engineer to join their DevOps team.

You will have the opportunity to work on large-scale cloud-hosted applications for a variety of major global media companies.

Key daily tasks will involve

* Serving as a DBA in all facets of database design, implementation, deployment, administration and maintenance.
* Fine-tuning database operations and queries.
* Supporting the production, staging and development environments.
* Designing and implementing databases
* Managing disruption free migrations and system shutdowns.
* Backup, restore and recovery operations.
* Planning and performing upgrades.
* Documenting services and creating SOPs.
* Performing database security operations.
* Monitoring database services, resolving issues and identifying and initiating quality improvement measures.
* Performance tuning and query optimisation.

Skills we would like to see...

* BEng / MEng / BSc / MSc in relevant subject or equivalent experience.
* Extensive technical experience in MySQL database administration and management.
* Experience managing databases and focussing on maintaining performance, integrity, replication, upgrades, migration and security.
* Extensive query / performance optimisation experience.
* Experience in database environment life cycle management and support of production, staging and development environments.
* Strong Linux experience with shell scripting skills.
* Experience with AWS database services including RDS and Aurora.

Key technologies, skills and tools

* MySQL 5.x (ideally Percona Tools)
* Amazon RDS - Aurora and MySQL
* Ubuntu / Linux

Desirable experience

* HashiCorp Terraform / Vault
* Ability to implement data warehousing ETL solutions
* Experience with NoSQL cloud-based database solutions, particularly in AWS.


* Benefits include flexible working options, pension scheme, 25 days holiday which increases with length of service, plus extra day for your birthday, Group Health Insurance and more!


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