Database Administrator

Category: Database Administration
Main location: United Kingdom, England - South West, Gloucester
Position ID: J1221-2171
Employment Type: Full Time
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Position Description:

If you have a sixth sense for data science, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK that needs the talents of people who are at home analysing, managing, designing and predicting complex datasets and breathing life into AI systems.

CGI are currently looking to recruit a Database Administrator to join our cloud team in and around Gloucester.

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.

And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.

What you can expect from us

Business is transforming fast. And at CGI, you’ll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.

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.

Due to the secure nature of the clients we work with, you will need to hold or be able to secure a UK Security Clearance or above and to be solely UK National.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Ensure new database designs will result in high levels of performance and reliability
• Implementation of database installation and product upgrades
• Implementation of security policy lock downs
• Design and test of database recovery scenarios
• Implements load balanced architectures to minimise maintenance down time
• Performance monitoring of enterprise scale databases, and undertaking tuning activities that can be implemented to improve end user experience
• Capacity Management of storage
• Manage client communication and client satisfaction

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

The successful candidate will have a track record using at least one of the following database technologies:

• MongoDB
• Oracle
• SQL

Sysadmin knowledge in at least one of the following Operating Systems:

• Microsoft Windows 2012 / 2016 / 2019
• RedHat / CentOS Linux 7+

and scripting skills in at least one of the following:

• Power Shell
• Bash


We celebrate and reward our colleagues through a variety of methods, and we promote the health and well-being of our members through a range of programs and activities. We are also committed to ensuring a safe work environment through the prevention of harmful workplace incidents including physical harm, harassment and violence.

Unconditionally inclusive – we know diversity brings a great greater variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences to the workplace. We actively encourage diversity at CGI and inclusivity is one of our top priorities, with support networks for Parents, Women, LGBT+, BAME, Neurodiversity and Disability.


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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.