Senior Database Administrator

Senior Database Administrator
Dublin / Hybrid Permanent Hybrid Negotiable Ref: 21671

Job Description

My Dublin based client is recruiting for a Senior Database Administrator to join the team on a permanent basis. This is a is a pivotal role in the organization, managing infrastructure, database manag

My Dublin based client is recruiting for a Senior Database Administrator to join the team on a permanent basis. This is a is a pivotal role in the organization, managing infrastructure, database management, overseeing infrastructure creation. This role will be working on a hybrid model.

Job Responsibilities

  • You will design, deploy, manage scalable, highly available, & fault-tolerant systems on AWS.
  • You will utilize AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, VPC, IAM, CloudFormation, & Lambda.
  • You will implement and manage continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines using GitHub actions and pipelines.
  • You will monitor and optimize AWS resources and costs using CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and AWS Cost Management tools.
  • Oracle Database Management
  • Perform database tuning, optimization, and maintenance to ensure high performance and availability.
  • Develop and implement backup and recovery strategies.
  • Perform database migrations and upgrades.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Develop and maintain IaC scripts using tools like Ansible/Terraform.
  • Ensure infrastructure configurations are version-controlled and automated.
  • Collaborate with development teams to define infrastructure requirements and implement solutions.
  • Implement and manage security best practices for both AWS and Oracle environments.
  • Conduct regular security audits and vulnerability assessments.
  • Experience in identity and access management standards (IAM) such as SAML, OAuth, JWT, and SCIM.
  • Work closely with development and support teams to ensure smooth operations and troubleshoot issues.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members.
  • Document processes, procedures, and systems for internal use.
  • Understand networking protocols and standards, as well as be fluent in subnets, routing, VPN, and DNS management.

Experience Required

  • A min of  5 years experience in product development and/or database administration.
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools e.g., Docker, Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of other cloud platforms e.g., Azure, GCP
  • Experience with other database platforms e.g., DynamoDB, MongoDB
  • Strong capabilities in scripting languages e.g., Python, bash, etc..

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • A min of  5 years experience in product development and/or database administration.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in software engineering or a related field.

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Hybrid Working
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Bonus

Consultant Details

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Name: Nicola Byrne
Title: Senior IT Recruitment Consultant
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