Production Database Administrator
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Full Time
Closes 23/06/21
Full Time
Closes 23/06/21
Who we are looking for
A Production Database Administrator, who will be responsible for maintaining the day to day availability of all database servers.

The team works on SQL Server and PostgreSQL database servers utilising high availability features.

The day to day work is interesting, challenging and fast paced amidst a hardworking and delivery focused Company ethos. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technologies greatest challenges.

This role is eligible for inclusion in the Company’s hybrid working from home policy.
Preferred skills and experience
Commercial experience of SQL Server and PostgreSQL database technologies.
SQL Server high availability features including replication, CDC, extended events and logshipping.
Windows failover clustering and PowerShell.
Large databases in high concurrency and high throughput environment.
Systems in an environment with varied complex applications and database architectures.
Strong performance monitoring and troubleshooting skills.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Ability to interact with all levels of the organisations.
Commercial IT infrastructure and database management experience.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects with independent deadlines and deliverables, maintaining high attention to detail.
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Main Responsibilities
Maintaining day to day availability of all database servers ensuring high performance and availability of the databases that support the business systems in a true 24/7 environment.
Maintaining QA of all UAT and production database releases ensuring bet365 standards are followed, deploying fit for purpose code to UAT and Live, and driving all requests through the process to completion taking end to end ownership.
Following and improving internal processes to ensure accurate and consistent database processes are carried out for production database requests with support for operational deployments, business intelligence and analytical reporting requirements.
Contributing to implementation of and maintaining a cohesive and consistent approach to system monitoring ensuring that both software and hardware KPIs are reviewed to achieve the business goals.
Responding to and resolving ad hoc requests as required to meet business and end user requests.
Monitoring and maintaining the reporting of activity and trends on the database servers and databases to senior management enabling a capacity planning strategy to be employed.
Monitoring, reporting on and maintaining a backup strategy for databases.
Setting up, upgrading and installing all database servers ensuring that the correct hardware configuration, covering disk and storage requirements are in place to provide high availability, scalability and optimum performance.
Setting up and managing database security ensuring that the correct production policies are adhered to, with review in line with Company or regulatory procedures.
Contributing to future methods/technologies employed by bet365 for varying levels of continuity.
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The benefits of working with us
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
Eye Care
In a digital world, we help take care of your vision.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Tax Free Childcare Scheme
A bit extra in your pocket to help with your little ones.
Life Events and Long Service
To celebrate your big occasions, dedication and hard work.
Hillside (Technology) Ltd opened our North West office in 2016 in the heart of Manchester’s buzzing city centre. In recent years the city has become a hub of technology and creative industries.
Our location
  • Often described as the UK’s second city, living costs in Manchester are around 30% cheaper than London.
  • Our office has plenty of public transport nearby, including trains operating around the country and the Metrolink.
  • Manchester is passionate about sport and has two Premier League football teams.
  • Full of fantastic restaurants and shops, from Spinningfields to the Northern Quarter, there is lots to see and do.
What we get up to
Our Manchester office is home to part of Hillside (Technology) Ltd's Software Development family as well as additional technology units. We work closely with our other Technology sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Bulgaria to deliver our first class product.
Some location benefits
Nearby Restaurants and Shops
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
City Centre Location
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