Database Engineer

Posted 15 September 2021
Job type Temporary
DisciplineBusiness Support

Job description

Job title: Database Engineer

Category: Fixed Term Contract
Location: Dalgety Bay
Salary: £38.19 per hour

Role Purpose:

Worldline requires an experienced and self-reliant Database Engineer to join our UK professional services team on a fixed term basis. This role is dedicated to the support of a single application that provides essential transactional services to members of the public for a major UK customer.

More specifically, the role is to provide Database architecture, development and support for a migration project and number of change requests relating to this application.

The application in question is undergoing a major modernisation, involving migration from dedicated hardware to private cloud as well as an overhaul of the methods used to maintain code and promote changes into the Live environment.

As part of the modernisation, the successful candidate will be required to carry out a review of the current architecture, underlying DB2 database technology and end to end documentation.

In addition to the modernisation of the application, ongoing application development is required to support a pipeline of change requests.

Functional Activities

  • Provide development support for ongoing changes.

  • Review the current database architecture, producing a documented technical roadmap.

  • Work with the application support team to identify a target database technology to replace the existing solution.

  • Produce a detailed technical migration plan to the target architecture.

  • Support the cloud migration project by writing small scale applications required by the testing team, i.e. to simulate some use case interactions.

Qualifications / Skills / Experience:

  • Diploma or Bachelors degree in computer or business discipline is preferable, but solid track record may suffice in the absence of formal qualifications.

  • Professional Database training with hands on experience of working with DB2, Postgress and MySQL.

  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in a database technical role.

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