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Senior Database Engineer

Posted 11 days ago

  • Southampton, Hampshire
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 3 months ago

At Places for People, we hire People, not numbers! So, if you like the sound of one of our jobs, please apply - you could be just who we're looking for! Of course, experience and track record are important, but we're more interested in hiring someone that embodies our People Promises. That's someone that does the right thing, is enthusiastic and motivated to grow, believes in Community spirit, is respectful and enjoys their work. As the UK's leading Social Enterprise, we don't discriminate based on any protected attribute. In fact, we're dedicated to creating inclusive and thriving Communities for both our Customers and Employees. 

So, what are you waiting for? Join a Community that cares about you!

More about your role 

The Senior Database Engineer is a highly technical role. The role is responsible for the operational excellence and delivery of on-premise and in cloud database services.

More about you 

You will ensure that all databases are accessible, patched, secure, highly available whilst being cost-effective and performant. In addition, you will lead on creating/contributing to comprehensive documentation packs for cloud (database) systems, these will include build docs, code builds, Visio topologies and other artifacts that support the operation, build and migration of database workloads to and in the cloud.

We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you all the challenge you could wish for. 

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package with each role, yours will include: 

  • Competitive salary, with a salary review yearly

  • Pension with matched contributions up to 7%

  • Excellent holiday package – 35 days annual leave with the option to buy or sell leave

  • Cashback plan for healthcare costs – up to £500 saving per year

  • A bonus scheme for all colleagues at 2%

  • Training and development

  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.


What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please email the recruitment team ##### 

If you are a Places for People customer and you're looking for support with your application, please contact our skills and employment team on #####.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

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