Database Administrator

Job Description

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

Come and be part of an innovative and influential University department delivering excellent IT and business services to a leading Russell Group institution. With a reputation for engaging staff and students in partnership to deliver services, for three years running UK students have voted us best for IT support. We are committed to delivering and supporting excellent customer focussed services and to do this we need to recruit the best staff, invested in higher education and dedicated to supporting sector leading learning, teaching and research – and that’s why we need you…

We are looking for a Database Systems Administrator to join the Infrastructure Database Team on a permanent basis. This exciting role will give someone the opportunity to work with, develop and demonstrate skills in a wide range of database, and application platforms and systems. The small team manages databases for key corporate systems on Oracle, MS SQL and MySQL and is eager to expand the reach of the services it provides to the University. The team also collectively performs a systems administration function maintaining the lifecycle of key software application packages along with the databases.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.
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