Senior Database Administrator in England - London, United Kingdom

at RBC Wealth Management

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

Job Description

This position is part of the team responsible for the day to day support of the database systems administration, project and engineering functions within RBCCM London.



·      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.

·      Liaise with global database support teams.

·      Embracement of FTS model

·      Adherence to Technology Security Standards



·    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)

·    Degree educated.

·    Investment banking experience.

·    Experience of project management methodologies such as PRINCE2.


·   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

·   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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