Mongo DBA

Recruiter
BGL Group
Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
26 Apr 2018
Closes
30 Apr 2018
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Challenge. Build. Learn. Grow

At comparethemarket.com, we look to push the edge with new technologiesso that we can deliver the very best for the business. Our team spiritmeans everyone's opinion is important in building top class software.

We are advocates and evangelists of Agile methodologies, so that we areable to adapt and change course depending on business needs. Our focusis our customer, building UX driven software that we believe will make a difference?

As a DBA at comparethemarket.com, you will hold accountability fordatabase operations and continuous improvement, to provide advice andguidance on database management good practice. Driving operationalexcellence to ensure systems remain highly available, reliable andresilient.

At comparethemarket.com (CtM), you will promote and ensure quality is atthe heart of all technical solutions and work with the SolutionArchitects to shape future solutions and promote the target vision foryour product.

What will you be responsible for as a Database Administrator at comparethemarket.com?
  • Promote and ensure quality is at the heart of all technical solutions
  • Work with the Solution Architects to shape future solutions and promote the target vision for your product
  • Strive towards continuous improvement, identify waste and help teams to minimise it
  • Proactively trial new technologies and techniques and contribute to how these can aid future solutions
  • Deliver operational excellence, based on fundamental principles and standards that you contribute to
  • Coach and mentor others in operational and engineering excellence
  • Role model behaviour to ensure that CtM Web Ops is seen as a team that encourages technical excellence
  • Drive to deliver great outcomes for our customers
  • Champion quality and technical excellence to maintain stable, scalable and secure systems.
  • Actively develop yourself in your technical and professional area of expertise
  • Work alongside the Solution Architects to agree the technical roadmap and realise the architectural vision
  • Ensuring that all solutions adhere to agreed principles, standards, and contain all of the agreed artefacts of delivery

What will it take to be successful as a Database Administrator at comparethemarket.com?
  • Highly experienced in working with MongoDB and SQL Server to an expert level.
  • Expert of performance monitoring and tuning, back-up and restore strategies and replication techniques.
  • Expert in operational support covering upgrades, patching and general trouble shooting
  • Expert in developing and delivering database good practice
  • Excellent Linux skills to allow monitoring of performance and diagnosis of issues, including shell scripting
  • Excellent experience of Cloud infrastructure, including automation \ scripting techniques
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

We never stand still...

Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size andcapability. From 30 to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digitaldistributor of insurance and household financial services. Home to, manybrands including LesFurets, ComparetheMarket.com, BeagleStreet,Junction, Budget Insurance and DialDirect. We are trusted by more than10 million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success wecontinually grow and invest in our people and their ideas.

We grow because we are...

AMBITIOUS. We're obsessed with delivering for our customers. We'rerelentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly and takepersonal accountability.

We are CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt markets to benefitconsumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fastand apply our learning's.

We are AUTHENTIC. We're open, transparent and build trust. We challengepositively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it.

We are UNITED. We're one BGL. We respect, encourage and care for eachother. We work, grow and win together. - provided by Dice

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