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Database Team Lead

Short Summary:

Our Database Team Lead oversees the design, maintenance, and optimisation of our SQL and Postgres database environments to ensure that our database systems meet the high standards of performance, security, and availability that our customers demand.

Who are we:

Magentus products and services have been at the forefront of delivering health technology for more than 30 years, offering deep expertise across clinical systems, health informatics and practice management.

Across pathology, radiology, oncology, maternity and practice management, we are connecting the health ecosystem and transforming digital healthcare at scale. Driven by our dedicated teams across the globe, our success reflects our passionate commitment to improving healthcare outcomes.

What’s in it for you:

Flexible Working Environment: Hybrid working between Mansfield office and Home.
Extra Leave: Parental / Volunteer / Pawrental / Birthday & the opportunity to purchase more;
Leadership & Development: LinkedIn learning / Future leaders program.
Employee Recognition: Annual celebrations / Peer recognition / CEO awards / Great tenure presents.
Wellbeing led: Community driven programs / Starlight partnership / EAP.

Most of all a supportive / inclusive and diverse company.

Key Responsibilities of the role:

  • Managing and administering SQL and Postgres database systems, ensuring their optimal availability, performance, and security.
  • Developing and implementing database best practice, standards, and policies to maintain data integrity and confidentiality.
  • Collaborating with our development teams to optimise database queries and schema designs for performance.
  • Monitoring database performance, troubleshooting and resolving issues, and ensuring the availability and reliability of database systems.
  • Remaining current with industry trends and emerging database technologies to recommend system improvements.

What experience do I need:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a PostGres and SQL database administrator including installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Previous experience with both Linux and Microsoft Operating Systems.
  • Agile and Prince 2 essential.
  • Previous experience in leading, developing and coaching a team.
  • Relevant certifications: Microsoft SQL qualifications, PostgreSQL Certified Engineer are a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of database security, encryption, and access control mechanisms.
  • Strong understanding of database performance tuning, query optimization, and indexing.
  • Familiarity with high availability and disaster recovery solutions for SQL and Postgres databases.
  • Experience with database monitoring and management tools.
  • Knowledge of database migration and version upgrade procedures.
  • Scripting and automation skills for database tasks.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

Our values say a lot about us:

People are at the heart of everything we do at Magentus — we work as one team to create a healthier society.

One Team / Make a difference / We Care / Constant Evolution / Trust

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