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Ingres Database Administrator (DBA)

Job Title: Ingres Database Administrator (DBA)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Rolling 3-month
REF: FJS-C-Ingres1_AS_1546975200
Contact Name: Alice Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Ingres Database Administrator (DBA) is urgently required by our Global IT Services Client, for a rolling 3-month contract to be based in Southend on Sea.

We are looking for experienced Ingres DBAs, with experience in Ingres 2.6 and later on Solaris 10 and later.


  • Monitor the INGRES database log files for significant or recurring errors and performance issues or inefficiencies and investigate where appropriate.
  • Monitor the size of databases for capacity planning purposes as well as install and tune INGRES database instances as required.
  • Ensure that database snapshots are taken appropriately and that information is backed up appropriately.
  • Liaising with the supplier of the INGRES database software regarding technical support issues and assist development teams in the design of logical and physical data models.

Experience Required:

  • Supporting INGRES databases in a Database Administrator role.
  • Supporting INGRES databases on a UNIX or LINUX platform.
  • Able to write scripts for a UNIX platform.
  • A good understanding of networking.
  • An understanding of SAN technology.
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Oracle Database Administration.
  • LINUX / UNIX Administration.
  • Report writing.
  • Knowledge of and practical experience of working to ITIL v3 processes.

This is an urgent role; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered.

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