We're Hiring: Database Administrator

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Lough Shore Investments, along with a partner company in the technology space, is looking to fill the role of an experienced Database Administrator with immediate effect.

The candidate will work as part of a twelve-member team implementing database solutions and providing final level support to a hedge fund and investment back client base.

Primary Location: London

Position: Database Administrator (3rd Line/Project)

Role Description:

To work as part of a twelve-member team implementing database solutions and providing final level support to a hedge fund and investment back client base. The role involves administering the existing infrastructure and managing new projects from the initial design to implementation. The database technologies used include Oracle (10g and 11g), Microsoft SQL (2005, 2008 and 2012) and MySQL. Participation in an on-call rota is required.


Essential Skills:

  • At least 7 years supporting Oracle database technologies up to 11g
  • At least 7 years supporting Microsoft SQL technologies up to SQL 2008
  • Configuration and support of Microsoft SQL mirroring and log shipping solutions
  • At least 7 years scripting with both Microsoft T-SQL and Oracle PL/SQL
  • Designing database schemas that are fit for purpose
  • Developing, managing and testing backup and recovery plans
  • Performance monitoring and fine tuning of both Oracle and SQL databases
  • Strong interpersonal skills with client facing experience
  • Project management skills and proven ability to manage own workload

  • Desirable Skills:

  • Configuration and support of Oracle RAC technology
  • Experience working with MySQL
  • 3Par or similar SAN systems
  • Perl, Unix shell or Windows command line scripting
  • Maintaining Veritas Netbackup environments (or similar)
  • Experience administering VMWare virtual environments
  • Experience working with Veritas Netbackup infrastructure
  • Writing technical documentation

  • If you’re interested in the role, please send your CV to kieran@loughshore.co or contact us here or via Twitter with any questions or queries.