Database Specialist

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  • Full Time
  • Dublin

EirGrid Group

About the job

We are the people behind Ireland’s national electricity grid. We make sure that every home, business, school, hospital, factory and farm has power – when and where they need it. And that’s just the beginning of our story. We are now transforming the power system for future generations. Be part of the change!

Our focus is on safety, security and reliability. Our work environment is challenging, fast-moving, collaborative and team orientated. Our culture is driven by performance, knowledge and continual development. Our people are committed to reducing Ireland’s reliance on fossil fuels and making decarbonisation a reality – while providing a safe and reliable electricity supply in a way that secures the future for those who follow us.

Our future has never looked more exciting. And this is an incredible opportunity to be part of it. The world is ready for change. If you are too, join us.

We are now looking for a Database Specialist who will work with the IT Infrastructure team to assist in the development and support of EirGrid’s Oracle, PostGres and SQL Server estate which underpin the organisation’s corporate functions and mission-critical power system operation and market functions.

The focus of the role will be to support major programs of work to upgrade and implement in premise and cloud-based systems.

The successful applicant will contribute to the overall success of Eirgrid by working as part of a team of IT professionals, undertaking senior database administration duties and driving project delivery and solution optimisation.

They Will Have Significant Technical Knowledge Of Several Of The Following Technical Components

The successful candidate will have an IT degree or recognised qualification in a relevant technical discipline as well as 5+ years’ experience in delivering and/or operating database solutions.

  • Database Administration (Oracle , PostGres , SQLServer)
  • Database Backup and Recovery procedures (RMAN), familiarity with CommVault preferential.
  • Oracle Technologies RAC , OEM , DataGuard
  • Azure DevOps , Data Integration and Azure Pipeline creation and management.
  • Database cloning/refreshes and migrations
  • Database and Cloud Certification
  • DevOps , Data Pipelines

They will be an effective communicator, both in verbal and written communications and have strong analytical and problem solving capability as well as excellent customer facing skills.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to take up one of these positions, please upload your application (CV and Cover Letter).



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