Database Specialist

University of Southampton
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Database Specialist


Location: 1 Guildhall Square
Salary: £29,799 to £36,613
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date: Wednesday 06 June 2018
Reference: 1009018JF

This is an opportunity for a technically skilled and motivated Database Specialist to join a talented team within an exceptional University.

Based in our Southampton City Centre office, you will be responsible for:

    Shaping, maintaining and developing enterprise Database systems in line with our reputation as a world-leading UniversityProviding high-level technical support across our University-wide infrastructureWorking collaboratively with other teams and suppliers to achieve the highest quality in everything we do.
The University of Southampton is renowned for innovation and enterprise. We are among the top 1% of world universities and the UK's top 20, with a strategy in place to secure a position in the top 10.

You will join The Database Administration Team, part of the wider operations team within iSolutions. We are proud of the high-quality systems we manage and are constantly looking to develop ourselves and the services we provide. We strive to help the University achieve its goals. We are looking for a confident and positive team member who can contribute to this ethos.

You will enjoy demonstrating resourcefulness, initiative and commitment to ownership of the work assigned to you. You will relish working to extremely high standards and be committed to achieving deadlines and customer satisfaction.

To be successful, you will also need:

    Experience with Database AdministrationExperience in troubleshooting and resolving problemsExperience in implementing operational automation using scriptsExperience working with Windows server, including Active DirectoryGood communication and documentation skillsThe ability to work with a calm, methodical approach under pressure.
In addition, if you have professional skills in ANY of the areas on the following list, we are very interested in hearing from you:

    Oracle, MSSQL, MySQLBackup and Consistent recoveryDatabase ReplicationAutomated Deployments.
We offer excellent benefits including entry to a generous occupational pension scheme, 36 days holiday, staff discounts, and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional, friendly and caring working environment.

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at our wesbite via the Apply button.
The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 1009018JF on all correspondence.

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