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Database Support Analyst

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    £35000 - £50000 per annum

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    Josh Ryder

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    about 2 months ago

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Database Support Analyst

£40,000 - £50,000

Edinburgh - hybrid

Head Resourcing is pleased to be working with our Edinburgh based financial services client as they look to hire a talented Database Support Analyst. Our client provides a range of outsourced investment services to private banks, advisory businesses, and wealth managers and have offices in both Edinburgh and Glasgow.

This role offers a unique opportunity to someone with a technical support background seeking a new challenge. In this role you will support the Database Administrator as well as work alongside members of the infrastructure, development, and business operational teams to support and maintain the suite of development, test, and live MS SQL and Oracle databases. This will primarily be a 1st line databases platform support role but will offer career progression into a fully-fledged database administrator by gaining exposure to all aspects of database administration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily proactive monitoring of the database estate
  • Monitor database estate health and performance
  • Act as first level support for general database platform troubleshooting
  • Assist with vendor and development supplied scripts
  • Assist with the creation of new databases
  • Assist with the configuration of database resilience and backup strategies
  • Assist with the configuration of database maintenance solutions
  • Assist with the automation of non-automated database support activities


  • Experience in technical support
  • Exposure to RDBMS ideally MSSQL or Oracle
  • Basic experience of SQL scripting
  • Basic experience of server architecture and virtualization
  • Exposure to database management tools e.g. SQLPLUS, MSSQL Management Studio, Oracle PL/SQL Developer etc

Sound interesting?

Apply now!

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