Senior Database Engineer

Recruiter
MasterCard
Location
Rickmansworth
Posted
15 May 2019
Closes
19 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Database EngineerWho is Mastercard?We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.Job TitleSenior Database EngineerOverviewThis role will be within the DBA Team responsible for the development and support of VocaLink’s Project and Production databases. The person in the role will be expected to deliver an outstanding level of Database Administration support across all of Vocalink’s systems, ensuring Vocalink’s systems meet or exceed defined SLAs.This role will include liaison with other technical areas such as Unix System Administration, Middleware Support, Application Support, Capacity Management, Architecture designers, Development Teams, Acceptance Testing and Service and Operations Management.Role:• Perform database troubleshooting and performance monitoring of production databases and ensure that incident issues are resolved effectively and quickly using Vocalink toolsets.• Provide project support to development teams including troubleshooting and performance tuning.• Perform cross team service troubleshooting, highlighting database related issues and effectively in resolution of problems.• Deliver, to demanding timescales, project work including the build or enhancement of database systems.• Implement Oracle Software installs and upgrades.• Provide Live 2nd and 3rd line operational support activities on a 24x7 basis.• Provide technical support for test systems including out of hours and weekend working.• Work closely and effectively with management to help safeguard Live service and escalate any issues through the appropriate communication channels.• Document and manage change to existing systems.• Provide technical support to other teams.• Identify and deliver system improvements.• Effectively transition new systems into Live operations and contribute to the development and continuous review of appropriate practices, standards, processes and guidelines.• Identify and document procedures, policies, methods and practices to support existing systems. Act as a quality gate for new systems introduced into Live service.About You:• Minimum 5 years experience in a demanding, high availability environment demonstrating production level support• Oracle 11g and 12c with RAC and Data Guard• Oracle 13c Enterprise Manager and Grid Control• Oracle RMAN with Backup and Recovery processes• Troubleshooting Oracle environments• Performance/Tuning Experience• Positive attitude with strong desire to learn• Takes ownership and responsibilities for deliverables• Flexibility in working out of hours and weekends• Communication both written and verbal skillsMastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact reasonable.accommodation@mastercard.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.Everyone wants easier ways to pay;we invent them.Checkout lines are slow;we speed them along.Merchants want more sales;we give them data and insights.People need financial access;we connect them.Corporate purchasing is complicated;we make it simple.Commuters are busy;we speed them on their way.Governments need greater efficiencies;we help create them.Small businesses are virtual;we give them access to a world of buyers.Retailers want to fight fraud;we provide the tools.

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