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Database Engineer

  • Location

    Derry (Londonderry)

  • Sector:

    Multi Sector

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  • Salary:

    Competitive pay rates

  • Contact:

    3D Personnel

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)2871228449

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Database Engineer REF: VAC-12704
County Derry
Full Time (Home Based/Hybrid Working an Option)
Competitive Commensurate with Experience + Benefits

Our client:
Our client is a rapidly expanding and innovative organisation with several sites across the U.K. and Ireland the organisation has recently experienced an unprecedented surge in demand for their products and services. As a result of this growth, they wish to appoint a technically savvy Database Engineer.

The Role:
As part of our client’s growing technology team, they need a strong Database Engineer to help them scale existing MySQL databases, enhance database performance, support our database batch processes, and progress our integrations with external organisations.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities
Job Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain APIs to external organisations such as LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter.
Interface with Development team re integration re new APIs.
Manage and develop new Datastudio data integrations.
Assist development of Open API framework.

Job Responsibilities: Database
Install and maintain the performance of database servers and database applications.
Delete old data on a regular basis.
Develop processes for optimizing database security.
Set and maintain database standards.
Performance tuning of database systems, SQL Queries and online and batch programs.
Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors.
Recommend and implement emerging database technologies.
Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards.
Create automation for repeating database tasks.
Maintain data warehouse from production data.
Be available for on-call support as needed.

Job Responsibilities: Batch Development
Maintain the Batch CRONs that update databases.
Update the current batch programs to ensure that they are robust.
Develop a robust batch schedule framework.

Experience and Qualifications
What We Are Looking for:

Strong command of MySQL and MySQL server tools.
Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards.
Understanding of relational and dimensional data modelling.
Understanding of Data Warehousing.
Experience of creating APIs to external databases (e.g. Facebook);
Unix shell scripting skills & PHP Programming experience.
Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Impeccable attention to detail.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
One to three years of experience in database development, information technology, database architecture, or a related field.
Experience with Linux and Windows Server environments.
Extensive experience with database technologies (MySQL in particular).
Extensive experience with programming (PHP) and APIs.
Experience with AWS cloud services.

In return we offer
We expect you to follow a 37-hour week, working from home or from our Head Office in Co Derry.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunities for technical and professional growth.

How to Apply:
Please send your full and up to date CV along with a cover note or email to David/Robert in our Multi-Sector team in order to apply for this role.
Note only suitable applicants will be contacted. Enquires by email ideally OR to from NI/UK - 02871228449/ from ROI - 0749715028

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