Senior DBA
3d ago

Senior DBA

The Identity Platform handle all identity-related user journeys for all Elsevier products, using industry-standards (Oauth, OIDC etc).

This means signing in and registering, setting up remote access, account settings, migration, and everything else that would otherwise be duplicated across 50+ Elsevier products.

The platform unifies these journeys and makes them simple and consistent for users across all Elsevier sites.

We’re looking for a passionate DBA to work as part of our team, helping to give our customers the best possible online experience and make our Identity platform world class.

Technical Skills :

Passion for all aspects of database administration with proven background in supporting Oracle databases including excellent SQL skills.

Excellent troubleshooting skills with Oracle database problems, including within PL / SQL programmes.

Experience in investigating and resolving performance issues.

Experience of performing maintenance on databases, including upgrades and patches.

Excellent communication skills to ensure clear and concise communication, ensuring that line management and key stakeholders are kept informed of progress, issues and difficulties.

Have a passion for learning new technologies and be willing to lead research in to new or alternative technologies.

Reviews and makes recommendations for upgrades or changes to the database environment.

Engages with technical architects and other senior members of the development teams to provide technical input and guidance as necessary.

Nice to haves : (or things you can learn)

Managing Oracle databases on AWS RDS

Managing MongoDB databases on AWS EC2

Any AWS experience

Work in a way that works for you

We promote a healthy work-life balance across the organisation. With an average length of service of 9 years, we are confident that we offer an appealing working prospect for our people.

With numerous wellbeing initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.

Currently supporting full-time remote working during the Pandemic. Working remotely from home or any other work location (up to 1 day a week but this is currently being reviewed for post COVID-19 and can be flexible with line manager)

Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working with us

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find a collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play.

Regardless of the team you join, we will surround you with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.

Working for you

We want to protect your health, help you accumulate wealth and secure your future. We are therefore delighted to offer :

Generous holiday allowance with the option to buy additional days

Access to a competitive contributory pension scheme and life assurance

2 days community responsibility days

Parental leave options

Health screening and private medical benefits

Season ticket loan (if required)

About Us

Supporting the work of research and health partners, we are a global leader in information and analytics. From visionary health education and peer-reviewed literature through to interactive learning technology, our work ultimately improves the health outcomes of society.

Constantly striving to spark the next great discovery in science or healthcare, our technology allows big ideas to change the world.

Join Us

Are you ready to help us progress science? Our technology leads to innovation, so join a forward-thinking digital business that is tackling world-scale challenges and align your ambitions with our passion for driving global knowledge-sharing.

Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer : qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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