IT Operations Data Base Administrator - SYS042
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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: St. Athan, South Wales
Categories: Information Technology
A career at Aston Martin means joining one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands. With this opportunity available now, you have the chance to join us in a truly special working environment that is fast-paced, rewarding and dynamic. As the Construction of the new facility in South Wales is now fully underway, joining the team, is becoming part of the history of the Brand and of the heritage of the such a prestigious product.
Along with the state of the art facility in St Athan, the IT team is there developing systems, providing support to all departments and enhancing all technology into the operational departments to ensure they can work to their development and deadlines, with the correct tools. Analysing the security of the products, the risks to the business and developing sound products to be in a cycle of continuous improvement.
The Operations DBA will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL & Oracle Server RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
Role Purpose: -
Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
Manage Oracle Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.
Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
Qualifications & Experience
ITIL Foundation is needed
Bachelor’s degree and/or minimum of 5 years relevant experience preferred
Oracle Certification, preferably OCP - desirable
Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory.
Negotiable base salary in line with experience (from £40,000)
Discount on our privilege lease scheme, either a Mercedes or Ford.
Contributory pension scheme – 3% matched for years 1 & 2, rising to double matched contributions from year 3 to a maximum employer contribution of 12%.
26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
Private Health Insurance – Family Cover.
Private Dental Plan – Single Cover.
A wide range of discounts with associated partners.
How to apply
There really has never been a better time to join Aston Martin Lagonda, with strong financial results, a significant growth plan in place, a new site nearing completion and arguably the strongest model line up in the Company’s history, so if you feel ready to take the next exciting step in your already successful career and become part of the AML family apply today for consideration
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PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.
Advertised: GMT Daylight Time 11 Jul 2018
Applications close: GMT Daylight Time
25 Jul 2018
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