Couchbase DBA

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3-6 months
Experis IT
flag_no United Kingdom
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Database Administrator

Sky Technology


3-6 months

Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves 21 million customers across five countries. We offer the best and broadest range of content, deliver market-leading customer service and use innovative technology to give customers a better TV experience.

Without the skills of our brilliant in-house Technology team, these game-changing innovations wouldn't be possible. They develop pioneering products and services to give every one of our customer's experiences they'll love - when and wherever they want. As Sky grows, we're seeking a talented DBA, with skills in Couchbase solutions, this could be the opportunity you've been waiting for!

Who you'll be working with

Based in Leeds, our Technology team is one of the largest technical hubs in the UK, it's a strategic location for our business and offers a vibrant place to live and work.

Our new teams have a real 'start up' feel and there's loads of room for development. You'll have the chance to use cutting edge tools and technologies to create rich user experiences; all whilst working in an Agile environment.

The perks:

At Sky, we're committed to providing great rewards to the people who drive our success, and that's not just with a competitive salary and generous annual leave. You'll also benefit from a free Sky+HD premium package, an excellent pension scheme, private health care and a share save scheme. There's a vast range other benefits too that you can tailor around your personal needs.

Your Key Responsibilities:

* Working as part of the development team, collaborating with them to build the very best solution, and designing the processes to ensure we can deliver new services and features rapidly and reliably

Your Skills:

* You have a deep knowledge of, and passion for, building performant, scalable, reliable services, underpinned by the right database solution.
* You'll have a deep understanding of database technologies, able to advise the development team as to the most appropriate solution to meet their needs.
* You'll have real experience of designing and implementing Couchbase, noSQL database solutions, as well as a knowledge of the architecture of SQL databases.
* You'll have worked on high-availability, reliable, scalable, solutions, and worked with the development team to test and optimise database (and overall solution) performance.
* You'll be adept at troubleshooting and resolving database related problems.
* You'll have a working knowledge of VMWare.

If you're ready to challenge yourself and make a positive impact for our customers, apply today.

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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