Database Specialist

£29,799 - £36,613 per annum
14 May 2018
06 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an opportunity for a technically skilled and motivated Database Specialist to join a talented team within an exceptional University.

The University of Southampton is renowned for innovation and enterprise. We are among the top 1% of world universities and the UK's top 20, with a strategy in place to secure a position in the top 10. 


  • You will join The Database Administration Team, part of the wider operations team within iSolutions.
  • We are proud of the high-quality systems we manage and are constantly looking to develop ourselves and the services we provide.
  • We strive to help the University achieve its goals. We are looking for a confident and positive team member who can contribute to this ethos.
  • You will enjoy demonstrating resourcefulness, initiative and commitment to ownership of the work assigned to you.
  • You will relish working to extremely high standards and be committed to achieving deadlines and customer satisfaction.

About You

  • Shaping, maintaining and developing enterprise Database systems in line with our reputation as a world-leading University
  • Providing high-level technical support across our University-wide infrastructure
  • Working collaboratively with other teams and suppliers to achieve the highest quality in everything we do
  • Experience with Database Administration.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving problems.
  • Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts.
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory.
  • Good communication and documentation skills.
  • The ability to work with a calm, methodical approach under pressure
  • In addition, if you have professional skills in ANY of the areas on the following list, we are very interested in hearing from you:
  • Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL
  • Backup and Consistent recovery
  • Database Replication
  • Automated Deployments


  • We offer excellent benefits including entry to a generous occupational pension scheme, 36 days holiday, staff discounts, and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional, friendly and caring working environment.

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