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Join a growing team at a brand-new, state of the art technology platform for the gambling industry as their MySQL Database Administrator.






Up to £65,000

GBP 65000

Date Added







Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

MySQL Database Administrator - £65k – Gambling Tech – Manchester

They are on an exciting journey to build the next generation sports betting and gaming platform that will support market leading bookmakers globally. With over £25 million invested so far, they have a long-term vision and lots of opportunities in the future.

The client had developed a state-of-the-art gambling platform over the last two years and will provide 24/7/365 service for their customers. The platform will have millions of users and hundreds of thousands of transactions every day.

The right candidate would be someone who is used to working with other DBAs, architects and developers to deliver innovative solutions and solve complex problems.

They are looking for an experienced database developer to design stable and reliable PL/SQL code within their databases, with particular experience in ETL. 

You will be responsible for developing, testing, improving and maintaining new and existing database and ETL code to help users retrieve and process data as efficiently and effectively as possible. As part of the database team, you will work closely with other developers to ensure system consistency and performance. 

You will also collaborate with other members of the wider team to provide technical support and identify new data requirements. Communication and organization skills are keys for this position, along with a problem-solution attitude. Ultimately, you should be able to ensure the database code is clean and runs effectively and securely on a daily basis. 

About You

You will sit within the team reporting to Senior DBA, alongside four other DBAs. 

The ideal candidate would be someone who is used to working with other DBAs, architects and developers to deliver innovative solutions and solve complex problems.

  • Experience in developing highly efficient code for high volume transactional sites such as e-commerce or online gaming. 
  • Significant experience as a PL/SQL database developer with strong focus on MySQL or Oracle 
  • Knowledge of standards and best practises in PL/SQL 
  • Experience in 24x7, high traffic OLTP environment 
  • Experience with some level of database performance monitoring and analysis 
  • Good understanding of RDBMS systems 
  • Experience in handling database performance optimisation via query or db optimisation 
  • Good knowledge of Linux, preferably CentOS

What's in it for me?

  • 3 days working from her per week
  • Monthly team lunches
  • Generous referral bonus
  • 25 days holiday a year in addition to bank holidays
  • Flexi-time (start anywhere between 7.00am and 9am)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • City Centre office space with a cosy breakout area and Wii U and PS4 consoles

This is an exciting opportunity to grow along with this ambitious business so if this is the role for you, apply now!

For more information give us a call on 0161 833 1044 or email your CV to [email protected]

Please note due to high volumes of applications unfortunately we are not always able to respond to all unsuccessful applicants. However we wish everyone who applies the very best with their job search.

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