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Senior DBA

Location: NORTH EAST

Salary: Up to £60,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168243

Senior DBA

NRG are currently recruiting for a Senior Database Administrator to join a well established MSP in Newcastle. This is an essential role to provide database administration, configuration, performance tuning and DB software installation to external clients.


  • Ensure adequate backups are in place for customer and internal databases.

  • Provide support for any Disaster Recovery configuration and requirements for databases.

  • Be accountable for proactive updates to customers and resolution of service monitoring alerts to completion.

  • Act as escalation point for key accounts internally on any database related issues.

  • Maintain through documentation and training against the platform for consistent support of systems within your field of expert knowledge.

  • Provide support for pre-sales and technical architects.

  • Work with the infrastructure teams to transform their designs into production environments ready for customer use.


  • Good understating of: MySQL, Clustering, MariaDB / MongoDB, ProxySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLlite and related packages.

  • Experience in developing and maintaining SQL queries, routines and stored procedures.

  • Extensive experience in database replication, disaster recovery and clustering.

  • System Administrator experience in Linux Operating Systems.

  • Experience of supporting large, shared infrastructure environments ideally Cloud hosting.

  • Understanding of DNS, Email, FTP and general system administration and knowledge of hypervisor technologies such as VMWare.