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Database Administrator

Posted: 15 Dec 2021 Closes: 13 Feb 2022
Gloucester Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -1282856759

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Position Description:

If you have a sixth sense for data science, there's a digital revolution underway in the UK that needs the talents of people who are at home analysing, managing, designing and predicting complex datasets and breathing life into AI systems.

CGI are currently looking to recruit a Database Administrator to join our cloud team in and around Gloucester.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people's lives, you can be sure we'll do the same for you.

And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.

What you can expect from us

Business is transforming fast. And at CGI, you'll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we'll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

Due to the secure nature of the clients we work with, you will need to hold or be able to secure a UK Security Clearance or above and to be solely UK National.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Ensure new database designs will result in high levels of performance and reliability
• Implementation of database installation and product upgrades
• Implementation of security policy lock downs
• Design and test of database recovery scenarios
• Implements load balanced architectures to minimise maintenance down time
• Performance monitoring of enterprise scale databases, and undertaking tuning activities that can be implemented to improve end user experience
• Capacity Management of storage
• Manage client communication and client satisfaction

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

The successful candidate will have a track record using at least one of the following database technologies:

• MongoDB
• Oracle

Sysadmin knowledge in at least one of the following Operating Systems:

• Microsoft Windows 2012 / 2016 / 2019
• RedHat / CentOS Linux 7+

and scripting skills in at least one of the following:

• Power Shell
• Bash

We celebrate and reward our colleagues through a variety of methods, and we promote the health and well-being of our members through a range of programs and activities. We are also committed to ensuring a safe work environment through the prevention of harmful workplace incidents including physical harm, harassment and violence.

Unconditionally inclusive - we know diversity brings a great greater variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences to the workplace. We actively encourage diversity at CGI and inclusivity is one of our top priorities, with support networks for Parents, Women, LGBT+, BAME, Neurodiversity and Disability.




What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.
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