Principal Database Administrator

Ref No. BHN535073
Salary £41,904 - £45,873/annum
Location Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Start date 06/09/2022
Job type Contract (12 months)
Job Status Open


Principal DBA with strong Oracle skills and experience required to lead and deliver critical DBA services for the Force's strategic transformation programme.


Principal Database Administrator

The Job

My client is one of the largest Police Forces in the UK and is based in the North of England who are currently in the process of expanding their Digital Policing Team.

As a result , they are currently recruiting for a Principal DBA to design, develop and support all areas of database technologies in line with Force strategy and policy to ensure 24/7 availability for operational policing.


  • Design and implement solutions to both support the delivery of new systems and enhance existing systems using Oracle and/or SQL Server based technologies
  • Design and implement high availability and disaster recovery solutions using Oracle and/or SQL Server technologies in order to meet the availability requirements of a given operational system
  • Devise, implement and support solutions for data migration, extraction, transformation and loading using both ETL tools and programming solutions
  • Develop and support database solutions to meet the organisation's business intelligence and data analytic needs


  • Excellent Oracle skills
  • Experience of high availability and disaster recovery options
  • Experience of backup and recovery procedures
  • Experience of installing, upgrading and patching

This is a hybrid role for a 12 month Fixed Term contract paying up to £55K a year with an excellent pensions scheme.


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