Database Administrator SQL

Bridgend, UK
Closing date
18 Oct 2020

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Database Administrator (MySQL)

Be part of something big and exciting! Join CGI as a MySQL DBA and work on large and critical systems. Our Global Technology Operations business unit needs key individuals based remotely.

We are looking for varying levels of experience for these roles, from Junior to Senior.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people's lives, you can be sure we'll do the same for you.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times. As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we'll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

Are you an ambitious MySQL DBA looking for a new challenge? The CGI DBA Team is looking for a new member of the team to act as a Subject Matter Expert.

We are looking to appoint a MySQL DBA as part of our shared service DBA Team. The role is key in working within an established database support team across a range of clients and applications.

Your future duties and responsibilities

As a member of the wider operations support team, you will play a key role within a wider database team acting as a subject matter expert for MySQL provide advice and guidance on projects and database management for complex MySQL database environments.

Working closely with the Infrastructure and Applications team you will play a key role in ensuring database performance, configuration, development and maintenance as well as identifying opportunity for service improvements.

You will react to and resolve incidents via Remedy (ITSM) call management system with strict SLA deadlines and perform planned releases both in and out of core business hours supporting a bespoke application.

You will also be involved in performing Change Management duties within Change KPI targets, concentrating mainly on major changes.

As a member of the team you will also provide support and mentoring for Junior team members to help develop skills and drive a culture of development and inclusion

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
  • Experience of Database Administration within MySQL 5+ at enterprise level including complex clustering (InnoDB Cluster/Galera Cluster) and multi-master replication schemes (including MySQL Fabric).
  • High level of expertise as a DBA in the administration, design and implementation of backups, performance tuning (using MySQL Enterprise Monitor or directly accessing the performance_schema), management, and provisioning of MySQL database instances.
  • Experience of MySQL on public cloud, including Amazon Aurora MySQL.
  • Basic Linux system administration and bash scripting experience.
  • Knowledge of Oracle and/or PostgreSQL would be a distinct advantageous as well as the ability to work across a range of technologies and applications in support of MySQL.
  • Automation experience using Ansible would be advantageous, including creation of new Ansible playbooks/roles and supporting existing playbooks/roles.

You must either hold, or be willing and able to be Security cleared to SC level or higher.

Please note; in some instances, we will expect to see the recruitment process lengthened, with interviewing and hiring taking place at a later date. Please be assured that if you apply for this role, your interest will be registered and we will be in touch soon to discuss your application further. #INDCGI #NE1

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI on our website.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.
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