Database Administrator / Engineer

London (South)
Unspecified Benefits offered: Medical, Pension, Life, Dental
08 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
InvestCloud is looking for a Database Administrator and Engineer to join our infrastructure team to help automate and manage the provisioning, configuration, deployment, and maintenance of our rapidly expanding global infrastructure. The role is attached to our London office, which houses members of the sales, development, professional services and training teams, as well as our European Innovation Centre. We’re seeking a highly motivated individual with deep understanding of the data storage technologies currently in play. Success will be measured by improvements in the deployment and running of our application stack. Please come prepared to discuss your experience of running large, mixed database environments. Key Responsibilities Owning the various data model schemas in use in InvestCloud Development Testing & Approval Change Management Deployment Collaborate with the development team; provide guidance in modelling, design patterns, indexing and so on Collaborate with the operations and support teams to troubleshoot runtime database issues Collaborate with the infrastructure teams to deploy our databases in the most robust way possible Work with the CTO and Chief Architect to deliver the data architecture needed for our leap to petabyte scale databases. Qualifications BS in CS, EE, or CE; MS Preferred At least 3 years of experience with multi-terabyte (or larger) databases Hands-on approach Self-sufficient, self-motivated and reliable Excellent verbal and written communication skills Real-world experience as DBA in a Linux environment These database technologies: Oracle & Oracle RAC, 11.2g & 12c, Postgres 9.5, Cassandra, CouchDB Caching technologies Work Conditions Working with team members around the world using video conferencing Occasional travel to InvestCloud’s other offices and client sites Occasional travel for training or conferences Located in London, UK This job was originally posted as