Senior Database Administrator - Data Engineering

Competitive Salary

comparethemarket.com

Open to Flexibility
Peterborough
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What’s the challenge?

The quality of data at comparethemarket.com makes a huge difference to the experience of our customers and the success of the business. In the role of a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) you will be responsible for database operations and continuous improvement, to provide expert advice and guidance on database management good practice. Driving operational excellence to ensure systems remain highly available, reliable and resilient.

You will be acting as a leader/mentor in your community practice, influencing the technical direction for the team. Your role model behavior will ensure that CtM is seen as a team that encourages technical excellence. As a Senior Database Administrator, you will demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience in your field and be able to share this with others to drive delivery of team objectives through to completion.

You will challenge accepted standards and the way we work, with a view to always improving performance and data quality. You will actively develop yourself in your technical and professional area of expertise, whilst demonstrating the ability to work in an agile environment, supporting engineering teams to increase Speed to Market.

As the Senior Database Administrator, you will have the opportunity to build good relationships with key stakeholders and work closely with other DBA’s, adding value by providing 1st class support to our development teams and exploiting technologies to deliver value. Whilst also, contributing to the wider CtM team to ensure delivery of team objectives, providing expert advice for AWS Redshift/SQL Server. You will approach everything from the prospective of the customer and work proactively and reactively to maintain stable, scalable and secure systems so that great outcomes for our customers can be delivered.

What will it take to be successful as Senior Database Administrator?


Essential:
  • Experience as AWS Redshift DBA
  • Experience as SQL Server DBA
  • Performance Monitoring and Tuning, back-up and restore strategies, replication techniques
  • Operational support, upgrades, patching, general trouble shooting
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
Desired:
  • Knowledge of Data Engineering practices
  • Experience of Agile practices
  • Knowledge of Testing best practices for Databases
  • AWS RDS, S3 and Athena experience
Why choose us?

You might already know us - we're the ones with the Meerkats! Compare the Market has helped revolutionise the insurance market and we have been growing rapidly since starting in 2006.

We are on a mission to transform the comparison industry, moving beyond endless forms and generic search results, to a highly personalised, service-led experience. In order to do so, we recognise that we need to consistently deliver seamless, personalised customer experiences through a connected data and technology ecosystem.

About BGL

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.

We’re growing and we are home to such brands as; Les Furets, Beagle Street, Junction, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We are trusted by more than 10million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas.

We enjoy what we do and we have fun doing it!

Diversity and Inclusion

We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness.

Flexible working


We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business.
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