Data Platform DBA

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Lydia Brand

Senior Consultant

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A brilliant 6 month contract opportunity for a Data Platform DBA to join a leading Oil & Gas firm in Central London.

The Company

The client are one of the largest energy trading hubs in world specialising in natural gas, LNG, electrical power, refined products and environmental products. The Data platform is the base for a number of critical data-driven solutions supporting multiple trading desks globally.

Data Platform DBA Responsibilities

  • Ensure the ongoing performance and reliability of several large data warehouses and Azure data storage solutions, including Synapse, SQL, Cosmos, Redis, blob, ADLS and other storage
  • Have a deep understanding of most of the storage options in Azure, and are able to provide detailed performance and configuration optimisation on them, including the impact on cost.


Data Platform DBA Experience:

  • Excellent Azure storage experience
  • Hands on experience with data engineering tooling such as Databricks/Spark, ADF, Apache Airflow
  • High proficiency in DBA
  • Significant experience with Azure Functions, Web Apps, and distributed/ event-driven architecture (event hub, event bus, kafka etc.), ELK, etc.
  • 5+ years’ experience with CI/CD delivery using GIT, VSTS/ADO, Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, etc.

Stand Out Experience:

  • Experience in a commodity trading organisation, with an understanding of the types of data typically used in our operations
  • Experience in toolsets for managing requirements, for example, Azure DevOps, SharePoint, etc.
  • Professional accreditation e.g. Foundation in Business Analysis or ISEB Diploma in Business Analysis, Professional Scrum Master I (Fundamental) Assessment from

If this opportunity sounds of interest, please apply now! Interviews will commence remotely on 12th April 2021 and will be a two stage process. The role is inside IR35 but remuneration is between £600-800 per day.


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