Production Database automation Engineer
Posted on Sep 23, 2022 by GBV Ltd
Title: Production Database automation engineer
Salary: £55k-65k + bonus of minimum 15% up to 30% and multiple benefits Location: Hybrid or fully remote depending on location
About the client
The client we have the pleasure of representing are one of the largest SQL houses in Europe. They have such a big database that they can't use any of the off-the-shelf automation or monitoring tools and so they are looking to build their own.
You will be a key member of a new team building the database from start to finish. The main skills of this role are C#, SQL, .NET any Golang, Python or Ansible is beneficial but not essential.
. Developing bespoke in-house tooling to aid colleagues in completion of their duties.
. Working with automation and orchestration platforms such as Ansible to automate existing manual processes and workflows.
. Building sophisticated monitoring dashboards using log data, monitoring and graphing technologies including Grafana, InfluxDB and Telegraf.
. Contributing to the evolution of team processes and approaches.
. Creating test harnesses and unit testing of code.
. Working with other teams in Production Database to provide and support the use of critical
. tooling that will enable them to offer increasing levels of value to the business.
. Documenting of tooling and automation solutions.
Preferred skills and experience
. Advanced development skills with C# .NET and SQL Server.
. Development skills with GoLang, Ansible or Python. (beneficial)
. Knowledge in PowerShell or Linux Shell is desired.
. Knowledge and experience of modern software design patterns and development techniques.
. Experience with using version control technologies such as Git including creation of custom pipelines.
. Knowledge of relational databases including SQL Server and PostgreSQL. Prior experience in automation and orchestration