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Database Administrator (DBA)

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    Basingstoke, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Justin Lewis

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Database Administrator (DBA)

A progressive and ambitious technology group with a commitment to high quality delivery are looking for a Database Administrator or Systems Administrator with a passion open source technology.

The successful Database Administrator / DBA will have the chance to make a significant impact on the business and will be given the chance to learn new methodologies and use new technologies.

This position could be suited to a Systems Administrator who is familiar with Linux tools and interested in moving into a wide ranging DBA position.

The Database Administrator / DBA will be required to have experience in some but not all of the following:

  • Linux Administration skills (Centos & Ubuntu - Knowledge of Hardware, Network, Disk storage)
  • Experience of Shell scripting.
  • Scripting or Administration experience in Python, Ruby or Perl.
  • Administration experience with MySQL or MariaDB
  • Awareness of automation technology (Chef / Puppet) and the benefits of these.
  • Knowledge of InnoDB, Replication, SQL, best practises.
  • Understanding of any monitoring tool.
  • Experience of AWS/S3 (desirable)
  • Knowledge of monitoring tools. (desirable)

The Database Administrator will be required to bring a 'calm under pressure' presence to the existing team and will be familiar with responding to constantly changing environments.

A willingness to learn is essential for the Database Administrator and a genuine interest in technology and in particular automation will be significantly advantageous.

The company offer excellent training opportunities and operate in a vibrant and collaborative atmosphere.

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your cv to