Development Database Administrator
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Full Time
Closes 20/10/21
Full Time
Closes 20/10/21
Who we are looking for
A Development Database Administrator to join a team of highly skilled Developers responsible for building and maintaining business critical database systems.

The team is responsible for building bespoke data and database solutions, primarily using SQL Server.

As a database specialist positioned in the heart of the Software Development function, you will offer support and architectural guidance to the teams in the field of data, as well as help to manage the quality of database work across the business. You will also ensure the upkeep and performance of the vast database systems across the platform.

You will explore a variety of technologies such as .NET languages, Java, Go and Kafka to maintain and drive forward our various ETL processes and in-house tooling for database code QA and deployment.

In this role, every millisecond counts in the running of the website and our systems. Working in a hugely demanding data environment with thousands of transactions taking place every second, the opportunities to develop as a data professional at bet365 are second to none.
Preferred skills and experience
Extensive commercial database development experience, preferably with SQL 2012 or later.
Excellent T-SQL skills.
Proven experience working with large and complex OLTP databases in a high concurrency and high throughput environment.
Strong performance monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting skills.
Exposure to replication, SSIS and SQL Reporting Services.
Experience in application development using C#, Java or Go is desirable.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects with independent deadlines and deliverables.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to interact with all levels of stakeholders.
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Main Responsibilities
Developing highly performant SQL Server solutions.
Assisting in the continuous improvement and maintenance of data and database systems.
Working with a variety of non-database technologies, such as C#, Java, Go or Kafka to develop bespoke ETL data processes and in-house tools.
Working closely with other Development teams on all manners of database tasks.
Being heavily involved in the day to day running of the business dealing with support and performance issues.
Contributing to data and database solutions both independently and as part of the wider development function.
Conducting functional and performance testing and QA to ensure code is both accurate and performant.
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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.
We were founded here in 2000 out of a portacabin, and now have bespoke global corporate headquarters in the city.
Our location
  • Historically, the area found its fortune creating world renowned pottery.
  • We benefit from great transport links due to our central location.
  • The bet365 Stadium is home to Stoke City football club.
  • Alton Towers, World of Wedgwood and the Trentham Monkey Forest are just some of nearby attractions.
What we get up to
As well as being our corporate headquarters, our Stoke office is home to our industry leading technology provider, Hillside (Technology) Ltd, and also support services roles to our gambling operations. The opportunities are endless, with roles in Technology, Media and Customer Support departments all under one roof.

Many of our teams operate 24 hours a day, so it is a hub of activity at all times.
Some location benefits
On-Site Restaurant
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
Company Leisure Facility
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