Database Administrator

Database Administrator

Category: Database Administration
City: Milton Keynes, England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0821-2688
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

If you have a sixth sense for data, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK that needs the talents of a database administrator.

From cutting-edge commercial projects and public service transformation, 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.

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.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Reporting to the team lead, you will be responsible for design, build, configuration and providing ongoing maintenance of Oracle and MS SQL Database systems for various CGI's clients.

The role includes:
- Analysis and Design – Transforms high-level design in to low-level design, and implementation hosted on on-premesis or on public cloud
- Work with team leads to properly define/clarify business requirements, development estimation, and work plan finalization
- Good knowledge on designing and building highly available and replicated database systems
- Monitor and perform housekeeping activities like patching, security reviews and policy adherence
- Assist other teams with troubleshooting problems that may arise from applications or integration of various components
- Ensures good communications between various delivery functions and clients, both internal and external.
- Provides ad-hoc technical support to the business development function on demand
- Ensure appropriate best practises and operational procedures are in place

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Experience in Oracle Database installation , configuration, fine tuning, security, hardening, capacity management, support and patching on versions R12 and above
Experience in Database Backup and Restore strategies and Cloning
Exposure to building high available databases especially Oracle Real Application Clusters
Experience administrating through Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM), but able to operate at the command line when required.
Proven understanding of the Oracle Database architecture and internals.
Experience of structured problem solving techniques
Knowledge of implementing and support database system hosted on on-premises and on public cloud
Setting up CI/CD pipelines using Azure DevOps, Jenkins and Git
Good troubleshooting skills for database issues.

Desirable Skills:
Knowledge of MS SQL and Linux administration is highly desirable
Knowledge of middleware technologies especially application servers like JBoss, Weblogic, IIS etc is highly desirable
Knowledge of Database Disaster Recovery techniques Eg. Oracle Data Guard
Knowledge of Azure and (or) AWS services





  • Azure DevOps
  • Database Administration
  • GIT
  • GIT
  • Jenkins
  • Oracle
  • SQL

What you can expect from us:

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.

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