Senior Database Administrator (38682) Full Time
RBC Wealth Management

England - London, United Kingdom | Bachelor's Degree | 10 - 15 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Information Technology | Banking / Financial Services

Job Summary

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 

Job Requirements


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 


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

UNIX (Solaris) / Linux 

Windows OS 

Active Directory/LDAP 

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