OpenEdge DBA

Lowell Group
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: OpenEdge DBA
Location: Leeds
Salary: Up to £40,000 dependent on experience + 3% flexible benefits + on target bonus of 5% + contributory pension

At Lowell we work with our customers to improve their financial well-being. We take the time to get to know each customer and better understand their individual circumstances, working out the best payment plan for them. Our personal approach is why we’ve been awarded an Exceptional 3 star rating by Investor in Customer for the last two years and why we’re one of the UK’s leading debt management companies.

We’re now looking for an OpenEdge DBA to join our growing team. As an OpenEdge DBA you will be responsible for the day to day support and management of Dev/Test/Production OpenEdge environments. You will also manage and monitor database backups and data growth, refreshing QA and Dev environments.

You’ll be responsible for:
• Day to day management of the OpenEdge databases
• Installing, maintaining and administering mission-critical, leading-edge OpenEdge databases
• Database design & architecture
• Performing database performance tuning
• Installation and configurations of OpenEdge Server Instances
• Migration and upgrades of OpenEdge Server Instances
• Providing recommendations to management for DB configuration, software purchases and migration paths
• Management of OpenEdge databases at a macro and micro level (Table, Index, Data-file, Fragmentation etc)
• Process documentation
• Provide out of hours and on-call support

You’ll need to evidence the following qualifications, skills and experience:
•Experience of installation, maintenance, and administration of mission critical OpenEdge databases
•Experience with all aspects of OE v10 & v11 database administration
* implementation / configuration
* maintenance
* monitoring
* tuning
* backups
* dump/loads
* recovery/restore
* troubleshooting
•Experience with multi volume databases; after imaging, type II storage areas
•Experience with OE Replication
•Experience of OpenEdge on Windows Server OS

• Familiar with OpenEdge Management
• Development skills in OpenEdge
• PowerShell scripting
• Team Foundation Server (TFS)

Plus, we’re looking for someone who:
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Skilled in multitasking and designing applications
•Skilled in OE installation and configuration
•Strong prioritisation and time management skills
•Ability to prepare good quality written documentation.
•Highly motivated, career orientated and able to approach challenging situations in a calm, logical and methodical manner

The Benefits:
•Competitive salary with annual bonus
•Contributory pension
•3% flexible benefits - including cycle to work, critical illness, dental insurance, childcare vouchers, travel insurance, dining club, retail discounts and the option to buy up to one week’s worth of holiday subject to start date
•Free shuttle bus from Leeds City Centre
•Subsidised on-site restaurant
•Free on-site gym
•Excellent coaching and training

If this sounds like the role for you, and you’re eligible to work in the UK we’d love to hear from you.

So, apply today – what have you got to lose?!