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Database Administrator – IT: Nottingham, UK

About the Job

Games Workshop is in the midst of a project to replace our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. Along with all the other systems Games Workshop has, including warehouse systems, e commerce systems, retail systems, all have databases that provide the data to keep these systems running. These are critical systems and we need to be absolutely sure that the data is always available in a 24/7 environment

Do you want to be part of our fast-paced IT team, are you excited by being an integral participant in maintaining databases at an Enterprise Level in a 24/7 environment

You will be responsible for installations, maintenance plans, backups, support and performance monitoring of a wide range of systems varying from express through to enterprise level versions. This will require you to understand the technical specification of any proposed solution as well as the levels of service required for Games Workshop

On a daily basis you will be required to support and oversee the completion of all backup and maintenance tasks, analysing and troubleshooting issues to determine the best resolution. Proactively ensuring the high availability of database systems, long term stability, as well as playing an important part in planning and designing databases for projects.

You will have the opportunity to experiment with databases and propose improvements and enhancements, whilst being involved in the design, development and production planning of database systems.

We know it’s difficult to be keep systems fully updated with the latest upgrades, keeping optimal system performance through carefully planned maintenance strategies, installing new installations to ensure best practice, all whilst providing a high level of support to ensure minimal disruption to the business.

Working at Games Workshop

At Games Workshop we are looking for people who will do their best to understand the needs of the company and to put those needs first when they are at work. Because of this we believe that what you are like, hence the attitude you show to work and the way you choose to behave is even more important than your skills or experience.

Other Essential Information

Closing date: Applications must be received by midnight, UK time, on Sunday 2nd July 2017.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply you must send us a letter telling us why you want this job. We select candidates for interview on the content of their letters. This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for.

No letter, no interview.

When you have gathered this information, you can click here to apply.