Database Administrator

Category: Database Administration
City: Gloucester, England - South West, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0120-0083
Employment Type: Full Time
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Position Description

Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times.

If you have a sixth sense for data science, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK that needs the talents of people who are at home analysing, managing, designing and predicting complex datasets and breathing life into AI systems.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.

CGI provides secure, mission-critical solutions to Space, Defence and Intelligence clients

We have some exciting opportunities for Database Administrators of various flavours who are looking to join our Space, Defence & Intelligence business unit. We need SQL, Oracle, NoSQL, Mongo, NiFi and even Postgres, based in multiple locations, working for a range of clients and at different security levels.

Our roles are only available if you hold or fulfil the criteria to obtain a UK Security Clearance.

Your future duties and responsibilities

• Monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast responses to front-end users, mapping out the conceptual design.

• Designing, implementing, maintaining and automating the appropriate backup and recovery architecture as required.

• Tuning the performance and design of statements

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• Demonstrable understanding and hands-on pragmatic experience of any one of the following:

- Oracle

- SQL

- NoSQL

- MongoDB

- Postgres SQL

• Data migrations so demonstrable experience of ETL

• Linux / Unix OS experience

• Logical / physical DB models



Desirable Skills:



• Migrating data from Oracle into pgSQL

• PL/SQL, either as a developer or DBA, Oracle functions and SQL syntax

• pgSQL SQL and PL/pgSQL

• Typical pgSQL & 3rd-party tools such as pSQL, pgAdmin and dBeaver


Our projects are based in a CGI office or client site but may require travel to other locations.

The successful candidate must be able to spend time working away from home, if required.

If you love finding innovative solutions to improve complex systems, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK, and it needs your help.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.

Please note; in some instances we will expect to see the recruitment process lengthened, with interviewing and hiring taking place at a later date. Please be assured that if you apply for this role, your interest will be registered and we will be in touch soon to discuss your application further.

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.