Senior Database Administrator

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5-10 Years
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Competitive salary offered
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In this role, you'll work closely with the DBA Manager to help strengthen the DBA team as a centre of excellence. You will be the subject matter expert and be instrumental in driving forward improvements and building upon the existing foundations by maintaining the databases' performance, integrity, and security. You will be committed to achieving 5 9's uptime of all OLTP production databases. You'll proactively monitor 24x7x365 production database environment to ensure uptime. You will analyse SQL query plans and leverage diagnostic tools to identify performance bottlenecks. You'll identify points of failure for Database technologies, either on-premises or in the cloud, and develop test plans to simulate the failure. Have the pleasure of joining one of the worlds growing payment processing companies who are partnered with some of the best in the industry. You will join a dynamic, fast-paced working environment where you will have the opportunity to work independently but also as a member of a team. Formed in 2003, they have grown, in more recent years, to be the world's 8th largest non-bank processor and they are continuing to expand. In 2020, the company won the Fintech Advance Award and the Pacesetter Award. For this role, you will ideally be a true MySQL expert that loves solving complex database problems. You will have extensive experience as a MySQL DBA in a high-volume, high-impact transactional environment. You will have expert knowledge of MySQL architecture - engine, query processing, query optimization, locking, etc. You'll have strong knowledge of administering, designing, and deploying MySQL databases in AWS and GCP. In return you can expect to join a global company who will provide you with the opportunities to grow within the role. The role comes with an attractive salary and a fantastic benefits package including pensions contribution and health benefits. On top of this, you will be able to join a collaborative team and be provided with all the top of the range tech you need to fulfil the role.

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