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Data Ops Managing Database Engineer

Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Node4 is looking for an experienced Senior Database Engineer with line management experience who is passionate about RDBMS/NoSQL technology and is fully engaged with public cloud offerings, automated deployment, and configuration management. This is a customer facing consultancy role contributing to statements of billable works and implementing solutions, requiring "hands-on" in-depth technical and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will be forward thinking, conversant with team management, customer focused and self-motivated with the drive to improve database services and the user experience What will you be doing? Line management responsibility for technical resources To provide 3rd line escalated database support and strategic consultancy delivery through both onsite (UK only) and remote delivery (International) Write consultancy level reports to be consumed by technical and non-technical audiences Explain technical concepts and the underlying principles to solutions during customer engagements Develop and contribute to the strategic technical direction of the Node4 Data Ops team Delivery and support of automated provisioning and configuration processes, including project collaboration with Node4 Sys Ops Platform Engineers Out-of-hours delivery and escalated support on-call is expected Acting as a go-to mentor within the team To provide exceptional quality database delivery and support services to Node4 Data Ops clients through both consultancy professional services and delivery of remote fully managed database services To deliver work in adherence with Node4 security and operational processes To be a consummate technology professional upholding and re-enforcing the Node4 professional culture and standards working to agreed service level agreements and professional conduct Develop the service offering strategy with key stake holders for your primary RDBMS technology To give full commitment to learning and developing new skills and obtaining appropriate professional certifications supported by Node4 Monitoring and developing colleagues Ensuring escalated tickets/requests are managed within SLA/OLA targets What will you bring? Confident, self-assured ability to communicate effectively with Client technical and non-technical stakeholders with proven ability to influence outcomes and set the strategic technical agenda Demonstrable professional experience with your primary RDBMS specialism technologies as an advanced expert specialism, including evidenced delivery and production support experience with varied and complex environments and critical databases with demanding SLA s Multiple version and edition capability with your primary RDBMS specialism with a clear understanding of its future technology roadmap Strong analytical ability to support complex problem solving and presentation of issues and solutions into a focused, structured professional services report A passion to learn and develop skills with new and existing database technologies Professional experience with a second RDBMS technology in addition to your primary RDBMS specialism Line management responsibility of a technical tea Provisioning database environments on public cloud services Operating within a Site Reliability Engineering team or Agile delivery team Continuous integration and deployment skills Process orchestration skills and scripting providing automated database provisioning and maintenance capability Experience with popular NoSQL and open-source RDBMS Strong knowledge transfer skills and team-centric focus Strong governance mindset with working knowledge of ITSM and service processes Experience of supporting BI solutions would be desirable Why join us? Recognised as one of the UK s 100 Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work , Node4 is an innovative Managed Services Provider, offering IT infrastructure and services, all flexibly deployed across our own infrastructure fabric and the public cloud. We provide a range of solutions, including cloud services to support hybrid and multi-cloud models, connectivity, data services, collaboration, and security. This enables us to help UK businesses in every sector do more in the digital age. Work for Node4 and you will be part of a friendly, supportive culture focused on delivering Exceptional Service as a Standard (ESaaS) to our customers and one another
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  • Job Reference: 707470793-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Node4 Ltd
    Node4 Ltd
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent