Database Analyst required within a life organisation to put in place and aid in the enforcement of a strategy for developing and maintaining UWS databases and ensure the acceptable performance, stability, availability and governance of those databases.
Database performance - Play an influential role in monitoring and tuning of UWS databases to ensure performant and operational databases. Report and advise on performance bottlenecks and suggested solutions.
Operations and Support - Resolve systems issues related to database malfunction. Document issues and analyse usage in order to put in place preventative measures to reduce downtime.
Methods and Procedures - Provide significant input into the development, improvement and implementation of effective methods and procedures relating to: Database design, maintenance and use, Data storage and backup strategy, Database recovery policy and DR procedures, Database access and user privileges and Data protection, encryption and disposal.
Governance - Periodically review UWS procedures related to the storage, access, disposal and use of data.
Skills & Experience:
At least 2 years' experience in a database administration role.
General knowledge of all aspects of information technology infrastructure hardware and software and a good understanding of current developments in information systems.
Experience with Oracle and SQL server would be advantageous.
Knowledge of data warehouse solutions and development.
Hours & Benefits:
Office hours and Competitive salary.