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Database Engineer

Location: Yorkshire

Job Type: Permanent

Full Job Description:

Chase and Holland are excited to be working with a client in York to recruit for a “database guru”. This role will support the Software Development team, working to develop and constantly improve the company’s back end database infrastructure.

As part of the Software Development team, you will be responsible for administering the company’s database estate and will take a leading role in the Tier 3 support of the operations teams, supporting platform installations. You should also have a good knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI) and security best practices, constantly striving to improve automation and monitoring.


Essential (Strong in at least 4 of the following)

  • Extensive experience of MySQL database technologies
  • Commercial experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum) and wider exposure to modern methodologies including DevOps, Test Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Administration of clustered databases
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases including MySQL, MongoDB
  • Docker/Container management
  • Experience of coding preferably in Java/C++/Bash
  • Administering virtual environments
  • Spring

Desirable but not essential

  • Familiarity with Atlassian products such as Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence, Zephyr or similar
  • Git
  • Networking
  • Systems Administration
  • Liquibase or similar

This is a new role for the business, so you will have the opportunity to make this role your own. They offer a great benefits package and a opportunities for the future with a competititve salary. If you have the above skills and are looking for something new, please apply below.

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