SQL Developer / DBA

  • Location:

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Database Development & Administration

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60001 per annum

  • Contact:

    Erin McGinn

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Erin McGinn

Role: SQL Developer/DBA

Location: Birmingham (60% remote)

Skills: MySQL / Linux / SQL / AWS

Salary: £60,000 DOE

The Company and role.

OSCAR are looking for a SQL Developer who is willing to take on a T-shaped role incorporating some DBA responsibilities within a market leading global provider who offers a fantastic career development plan as well as producing industry leading work! With tech stacks and the use of platforms like AWS and MySQL 5, they are always update to date on what's new!

This company are offering the opportunity to work on a large-scale cloud-hosted application in use by many major global companies. This role reports to the DevOps Team Leader, and will be based in their Birmingham office. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining the cloud-based database services while making continued service improvements as part of a rapidly growing technical organisation.



  • Extensive technical experience in MySQL database administration and management.
  • Solid understanding of replication and clustering techniques and technologies.
  • Experience managing databases and focussing on maintaining performance, integrity, replication, upgrades, migration and security.
  • Extensive query / performance optimisation experience.
  • Experience in database environment life cycle management and support of production, staging and development environments.
  • Strong Linux experience with shell scripting skills.
  • Experience with AWS database services including RDS and Aurora.


  • MySQL 5.x (ideally Percona Tools)
  • Amazon RDS - Aurora and MySQL
  • Ubuntu / Linux


  • Ability to implement data warehousing ETL solutions
  • Experience with NoSQL cloud-based database solutions, particularly in AWS.


  • Benefits include flexible working options, pension scheme, 25 days holiday which increases with length of service, plus extra day for your birthday, Group Health Insurance and more!
  • You will work at the cutting edge of a high growth industry with an opportunity to shape the technical vision of a large cloud-based platform.
  • You will have the opportunity to work on solutions for some of the biggest and most well known sports and entertainment brands in the world.
  • Our hardware products are installed in broadcast head-ends worldwide, and our software components are deployed into millions of set-top boxes and streaming video players worldwide.

This is a fantastic opportunity and one that doesn't come about too often. If this sounds like a job for you, or you want to speak about it in some more detail, email me at erin.mcginn@oscar-tech.com.

If this role isn't right for you, do you know someone that might be interested? You could earn £1,000 of retail vouchers if you refer a successful candidate to Oscar. Email: erin.mcginn@oscar-tech.com to recommend someone for this role.

Role: SQL Developer/DBA

Location: Birmingham (60% remote)

Skills: MySQL / Linux / SQL / AWS

Salary: £60,000 DOE

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