Mongo DBA

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comparethemarket.com

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Challenge. Build. Learn. Grow

At comparethemarket.com, we look to push the edge with new technologies so that we can deliver the very best for the business. Our team spirit means everyone's opinion is important in building top class software.

We are advocates and evangelists of Agile methodologies, so that we are able to adapt and change course depending on business needs. Our focus is our customer, building UX driven software that we believe will make a difference?

As a DBA at comparethemarket.com, you will hold accountability for database operations and continuous improvement, to provide advice and guidance on database management good practice.  Driving operational excellence to ensure systems remain highly available, reliable and resilient. 

At comparethemarket.com (CtM), you will promote and ensure quality is at the heart of all technical solutions and work with the Solution Architects to shape future solutions and promote the target vision for your product.

 

What will you be responsible for as a Database Administrator at comparethemarket.com?

  • Promote and ensure quality is at the heart of all technical solutions
  • Work with the Solution Architects to shape future solutions and promote the target vision for your product
  • Strive towards continuous improvement, identify waste and help teams to minimise it
  • Proactively trial new technologies and techniques and contribute to how these can aid future solutions
  • Deliver operational excellence, based on fundamental principles and standards that you contribute to
  • Coach and mentor others in operational and engineering excellence
  • Role model behaviour to ensure that CtM Web Ops is seen as a team that encourages technical excellence
  • Drive to deliver great outcomes for our customers
  • Champion quality and technical excellence to maintain stable, scalable and secure systems.
  • Actively develop yourself in your technical and professional area of expertise
  • Work alongside the Solution Architects to agree the technical roadmap and realise the architectural vision
  • Ensuring that all solutions adhere to agreed principles, standards, and contain all of the agreed artefacts of delivery

What will it take to be successful as a Database Administrator at comparethemarket.com?

  • Highly experienced in working with MongoDB and SQL Server to an expert level. 
  • Expert of performance monitoring and tuning, back-up and restore strategies and replication techniques.
  • Expert in operational support covering upgrades, patching and general trouble shooting 
  • Expert in developing and delivering database good practice  
  • Excellent Linux skills to allow monitoring of performance and diagnosis of issues, including shell scripting
  • Excellent experience of Cloud infrastructure, including automation \ scripting techniques 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 

We never stand still… 

 

Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services. Home to, many brands including LesFurets, ComparetheMarket.com, BeagleStreet, Junction, Budget Insurance and DialDirect. We are trusted by more than 10 million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas. 

 

We grow because we are… 

 

AMBITIOUS. We’re obsessed with delivering for our customers. We’re relentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly and take personal accountability.

We are CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt markets to benefit consumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fast and apply our learning's.

We are AUTHENTIC. We’re open, transparent and build trust. We challenge positively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it. 

We are UNITED. We’re one BGL. We respect, encourage and care for each other. We work, grow and win together. 


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