Senior DBA

Data Platform Engineer for Healthcare Data Provider in Nottingham City Centre Your new company Dr Foster works with healthcare organisations to achieve sustainable improvements in their performance through better use of data. We are the leading provider of healthcare analysis and clinical benchmarking solutions worldwide: our specialist teams share their world class expertise with healthcare leaders in hundreds of leading hospitals and commissioning organisations. Dr Foster is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telstra Your new role The Data team is responsible for the Integrity, availability and confidentiality of the organisations data assets and the platforms that host them. As an integral part of the team the data platform engineer plays a key role in providing that service. The data platform engineer is deeply involved in the day to day management of the data platform as well as building & supporting processes that ensure maximum availability and long term stability of all database systems. Comfortable writing SQL and utilising scripting languages the DPE applies sound engineering principles to create robust repeatable processes. Passionate about continuous improvement the data platform engineer has the freedom to experiment, and is expected to propose process improvements and enhancements to data platforms. Comfortable working with business intelligence workloads and an advocate of DevOps, the data platform engineer is heavily involved in building and maintaining a framework to support data processing and storage requirements from development to production Expected to adhere to and participate in the evolution of documented standards and processes the DPE works closely with other colleagues to provision services that surpass expectations. What you'll need to succeed Creating and maintaining appropriate levels of design and process documentation Management and Administration of business critical data platforms Responsible for the consistency & Integrity of the data which underpins all products and offerings Backup, Recovery & High Availability planning & implementation Data Platform monitoring and reporting Creation and automation of maintenance routines and administrative tasks using TSQL and scripting languages (e.g PowerShell) Permissions Management and Information Security design in adherence with ISO27001 standards Defining non-functional requirements and data management strategy for new developments & enhancements Maintaining change management & configuration management frameworks What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

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