Senior Database Administrator (38682) in England - London, United Kingdom

at RBC Wealth Management

Industry
Banking / Financial Services
Specialization
Information Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

Provide the business with a stable, managed DBA envirionment to allow the continued growth of the buisness 

Proactive monitoring of performance and capacity of RDBMS. 

Issue, problem and change management. 

Database design/architecture/engineering contribution. 

Project resourcing in a timely manner. 

Interface with application support/development staff on production/development issues. 

Provide performance tuning expertise. 

Develop/Maintain/Enhance standard proceedures and supporting documentation for DB maintenance/scheduling/server builds/auditing/monitoring/account administration. 

Manage the release of software into the production environement. 

Maintain and report on patch levels across the environemt. 

Commission new systems. 

Provide out-of-hours cover for production systems. 

Embracement of FTS model 

Adherence to Technology Security Standards 

Supports the RBC Capital Markets Database infrastructure 

Requirements

Required 

Experienced Database Administrator with 10+ years of banking experience. 

High level of OLTP an OLAP/DSS database administration expertise. 

Supporting mission critical database systems. 

Delivery of mid/large scale database projects. 

High level of Security/Audit awareness and committment to it. 

Service oriented support frameworks experience (ITIL) 



Preferred 

Degree educated. 

Investment banking experience. 

Experience of project management methodologies such as PRINCE2. 

Behavioural 

Excellent problem solving skills. 

Ability to manage and prioritise own and team tasks. 

Work well as part of a team and individually. 

Customer-centric (service based approach to work). 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

Proven efficiency track 



Technical 

Sybase ASE, IQ and RepServer 

MS SQL Server 

T-SQL 

Scripting (ksh, perl, Java/Tomcat/PHP) 

UNIX (Solaris) / Linux 

Windows OS 

Active Directory/LDAP 


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