Cloud Engineering Manager - Financial Software - Reading - 70k

Posted 12 September by Tribus Consulting Ltd

My client is a leading global financial software company looking to recruit a Cloud Engineering Manager to their European head office in Reading.

The Cloud Engineering Manager manages service delivery and systems reliability and scalability including: reporting, configuration and build, testing, planning, and deployment of solutions and will be accountable for all aspects of deployment and technical operations. They will lead an always-available dynamic and fast-paced team of technologists and working with senior management to deliver on commercial and operational goals for the platform.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support multiple databases of high complexity with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility of the data
  • Provide production support and ensure high availability including troubleshooting databases accessibility, availability or operability problems
  • Monitor transactions between application systems and the database for the purpose of identifying and improving inefficiencies
  • Work with our development teams to drive best practice in database structure design, access, coding standards and optimisations
  • Implement and maintain redundant systems, policies and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
  • Create models for new database development and/or changes to existing ones
  • Install and configure database components and ensure access, consistency and integrity
  • Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for all database systems
  • Plan and coordinate data migrations to all database environments
  • Implement and maintain change control and testing processes for database modifications
  • Interface with Development and support application release deployments
  • Provide end-user support for database related requests (reports, data changes, etc.)
  • Implement appropriate end-user database access controls, best practices and perform transaction and security audits

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Understanding of database structures, theories, principles and practices
  • A strong interest in being and some experience as a database administrator
  • Working technical experience with configuring and supporting database systems
  • Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience (partitioning, compression, indexing, statistics and query optimizer)
  • Awareness of data processing flowcharting, relational and dimensional data modeling as well as translation of logical models into physical models
  • Some hands-on experience with Oracle 9i/10/11g/12c in a Linux/Unix environment
  • Some experience with shell scripting skills

EDUCATION: A degree in Computer Science or a related field is preferred

Reference: 33285175

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