Cloud DBA

Overview:

Data is crucial for our business and a key enabler in everything we do and allows us to deliver innovative and quality products to our customers.

You will be part of the team that is building industry leading solution to combat fraud and financial crime. We are looking for people who are highly motivated and passionate about data and the benefit it can bring.

TruNarrative operates as a recognised innovative leader in our field which means the scope of the role and the tasks and responsibilities will continue to evolve as the business grows and the demands require. 

We are a passionate and creative team and are looking for like-minded people to join us, get involved, take on tasks, be part of the team and work with us to deliver truly world beating products.

 

The role:

You should have a very strong understanding of relational database principles and deep knowledge on high performance database systems including: indexes, tuning, partitioning, sharding, scaling and monitoring.

You will also be adept at drawing out detail from data and presenting it back in meaningful ways.

This role is more than just a support DBA role; the candidate will work closely with our Data Science, DevOps and Professional Services teams giving the candidate the possibility to explore how data can be used across the business.

TruNarrative is SaaS business and are hosted in the AWS cloud so this role requires strong AWS knowledge.

 

Required Skills:

You should have a good technical understanding of data and databases:

True Narrative On Boarding

•     PostgreSQL
•     Microsoft SQL Server
•     AWS Redshift
•     AWS RDS
•     AWS DMS
•     Strong T-SQL
•     Performance tuning
•     Database Security

 

Desirable Skills:

•     Graph database e.g. AWS Neptune
•     Python
•     ETL
•     Elastic search
•     GIT
•     BI, MI and Analytics
•     Data Visualisation
•     Experience of continuous integration systems
•     Docker
•     Infrastructure as code

 

Job Requirements:

Education: A Graduate or Professionally accredited individual with an understanding of technology and how technology solves problems within commercial organisations. 

Personality: An individual who takes pride in their work and is motivated to deliver, whilst being comfortable collaborating as an integrated team member. 

Experience: Proven, practical work experience in a relevant business and/or role is preferred, understanding of Data, Credit, Fraud and Financial Crime is desirable but not essential.

 

What we offer

TruNarrative is based in central Leeds and has an open and supportive culture, a great working environment, fantastic benefits package and provides support for ongoing learning.

•     Employee benefit scheme

•     Pension
•     Private Medical Insurance
•     Life Insurance
•     Income Protection

•     Training and development
•     Holiday allowance 26 days plus 8 bank holidays
•     Leeds city centre office location (currently 2 days in office, 3 days at home due to Covid-19: office set-up enables safe social-distancing, no hot-desking, masks and sanitisers provided, social distance markers and behavioural signage in place)
•     Team social events (currently online quizzes but, pre-lockdown events were: Go Ape, Escape Room, Go-Karting, meals out)
•     A kitchen full of snacks (healthy and chocolate!)

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