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Database Administrator

Job Type:
North West London
Cicra £50k plus benefits
Start Date:
Due to the expansion of our specialist Application Support Team, British Transport Police (BTP) have an exciting opportunity for a permanent Database Administrator based at our Force Headquarters, in Camden, London.

BTP is the national police Force for Britain's rail network. Every day we ensure the safety and security of over six million passengers and railway staff throughout England, Scotland and Wales. As a DBA with BTP you will oversee the installation, configuration, upgrade, administration, monitoring and maintenance of BTP databases.

Key challenges and accountabilities for the role include:

* To manage software licences for SQL server database installations

* To offer specialist technical application support to the Forces user base

* Supervise the work of 3rd party DBAs or specialists assigned to particular support contracts or projects

In return for your experience, we can offer you:

* Salary up to 49,679.08 (£36,478.88 + 10% on call allowance + £2,470 London Allowance + a SFIA supplement of up to £4,521 depending on skills and experience)

* 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays

* Final salary pension

* Various salary sacrifice schemes (cycle to work/childcare) and retail discounts


Extensive experience of working as a production DBA in a SQL Server/Oracle environment, preferably both, providing support for mission critical applications

Good experience of performance monitoring and database optimisation tools and techniques

Good experience of back-up and recovery tools and techniques

Some experience of working as a development DBA

Good knowledge of application interfacing tools and technique
To be eligible to apply you must:
be resident in the UK for the last 3 years
have the right to work in the UK
have no outstanding CCJ and/or undischarged bankruptcy order
advise in advance details of any previous convictions/cautions incl ‘spent’

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This vacancy was placed on
12 Jan 2017 by

British Transport Police
Luke Price