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Principal Database Engineer | PostgreSQL | Cloud

Are you an experienced Database Engineer?

Are you looking for a challenging opportunity to drive through new technology advances for a global business, in a high availability and scalability environment?

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing and established, FinTech business who have over 3 million customers on their platforms and are transforming their products, technology capabilities and environment.

They are looking for a Database Architect | Principal Engineer to take ownership of the database management systems, help shape the new road-map and solve Enterprise, complexed technical challenges across their database infrastructure and storage systems. 


- You will be in a critical role, helping to advance their database environment, working with the global team of of DBA's, across time zones, providing guidance, coaching and mentorship as required.
-You will be overseeing design, development, and implementation of their storage systems.
- As part of this you will ensure 5 x 9s availability, optimisation of performance and scalability.
-You will implement high availability and disaster recovery solutions for critical databases.
-Collaborate with senior stakeholders, cross-functional squads, working closely with cloud infrastructure and analytics teams. 

Experience required: 

-Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related fields.
- You will need a minimum 15 years commercial experience in Database systems.
-In-depth knowledge of database management systems particularly, PL/SQL or PostgreSQL and familiarity and broad experience with other databases is beneficial MSSQL, MYSQL, Mongo and associated technologies.
-You will need a strong understanding of database design, optimisation, performance tuning and security. 
-You will need experience if high availability, and disaster recovery solutions; clustering, back-up and storage.

This position offers the chance to work at a Principal level, influencing the next stage of growth within a challenging technical environment. You will have the chance to shape the roadmap, collaborate with other senior colleagues and work in a growing organisation with complexed challenges to resolve.

The position offers hybrid and flexible working, the chance for occasional travel and to be part of a growing cloud and impressive Technology focused business. 

If you are interested in finding out more, please get in touch.
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Date posted:

May 12, 2024


Cyber & Information Security






£100000 - £135000 Per Annum

Contract type:


Consultant Name:

Jonathan Spragg

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