Junior DBA Developer

Leidos UK
Bristol (City Centre)
01 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Leidos Europe, part of Team Leidos, are looking for a Junior DBA Developer to join their Information Systems Team.

Team Leidos is honoured to support the UK MOD’s Logistic Commodities & Services Transformation (LCS[T]) programme, a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK’s defence supply chain.


The role is based in the Leidos Europe Head Office in Bristol.

Job Purpose

The Role Holder will;

  • Work alongside the Senior DBA in supporting Oracle Databases for EDW and across the enterprise
  • Work within the EDW/BI Team to build and maintain the Enterprise Data Warehouse across the DBA, ETL and BI domains, which could include PL/SQL, DataStage and Cognos development
  • Work with the testing team to give technical support to test activities

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Senior DBA in day-to-day activities supporting the Oracle Databases (Oracle 11g, 12c)
  • Assist the Senior DBA in support of any other database activities such as support of non-Oracle databases (some SQL Server, MySQL), support with application upgrades, data migrations etc
  • Assist the Senior DBA in support of EDW development, development of PL/SQL
  • Assist the Testing team with technical activities such as manual execution of jobs
  • Deployment of EDW code (DBA, DataStage, Cognos) across environments.
  • Support of testing and live environments (defect fixing, scheduling, backups, monitoring job schedules).
  • Assist with development and testing of IBM DataStage jobs within existing frameworks against the design specifications.
  • Assist with development and testing of PL/SQL packages and shell scripts to support the ETL framework.
  • Assist with maintaining the data dictionary (IBM Information Governance Catalog).
  • Assist with report design and development (IBM COGNOS).

Person Specification:

Would suit someone with some related experience that is looking to grow into either a DBA or ETL developer role.


  • Some experience with Oracle 11g or 12c and basic understanding of Database concepts and DBA tasks
  • Some software development experience with a recognized language
  • Some Linux/Unix experience
  • Willing to learn on the job and flexible enough to take on a variety of activities


  • Oracle PL/SQL development.
  • Experience with other DB platforms, e.g. SQL Server, MySQL.
  • ETL development with one or more ETL tools, e.g. DataStage, Informatica, BODS, SSIS etc.
  • Understanding of Data Warehouse design, dimensional models, star schemas.
  • Understanding of XML, XML Schema.
  • Linux/Unix shell scripting (Ksh or Bash).
  • Experience with reporting tools such as COGNOS, OBIEE, Business Objects or similar.

Minimum Qualification/Education Level:

  • 1+ years of related work experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems or related discipline.
  • Active UK SC clearance (or higher) or able to obtain a UK SC clearance within 3 months.

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