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Senior DBA in Development

Warrington / United Kingdom

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Your Opportunity

UK REMOTE ROLE: We now seek a Senior DBA in development to join our Products Engineering team. As a Senior DBA, you will be responsible for data analysis and database management and maintenance of all of Blue Prism databases. You will help contribute to the tools and technique selection to help move Blue Prism forward in line with our agile development practices.

In this role, you will

  • Work closely with the development and test teams, to help drive database application performance through best practice SQL techniques
  • Work with our customers to help identify bottlenecks and trouble-shoot issues in test and production systems
  • Work with the test team, to help lead stress and load testing of the product and provide recommendations for application tuning

Blue Prism is the global leader in intelligent automation for the enterprise, transforming the way work is done. At Blue Prism, we have users in over 150 countries in more than 1,800 businesses, including Fortune 500 and public sector organisations, that are creating value with new ways of working, unlocking efficiencies, and returning millions of hours of work back into their businesses. Our Digital Workforce is smart, secure, scalable and accessible to all; freeing up humans to re-imagine work.

To understand more about Blue Prism’s intelligent automation click here. You can also visit http://www.blueprism.com/ and follow us on Twitter @blue_prism, LinkedIn and Instagram @blueprismofficial. Or have a look at our YouTube page for further insights about Blue Prism.

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Our Ideal Candidate

About you

  • You are an awesome database administrator with demonstrable experience in tuning in-house test and customer-hosted production databases
  • You already bring experience with working in development and with test teams to hone and tune database performance and query optimisation
  • You should have a strong database development background, able to advise on best practices and input on design approaches where required to the development teams
  • Great interpersonal communication skills, able to work in line with internal and external team expectations
  • You are an individual who is constantly looking to improve our processes and tooling
  • You bring experience with analysing and resolving issues in real-time, providing problem resolution and feedback to the development team
  • You have been in a role providing 24/7 support for critical production systems and do not mind helping out on a support rota
  • You can share with us many examples of developing a structured and methodical approach to defining and setting standards for the DBA team
  • A flexible, ‘get-it-done personality'


  • 5+ years MS SQL Server 2012 administration and above
  • Performance tuning and optimisation
  • Hands-on experience with SQL Server implementations including design, security, testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, optimisation and support
  • Experience in database design
  • Experience in working with development teams implementing product features – indexing, stored procedures, etc.
  • Experience with physical, virtual and cloud-hosted databases and able to offer insight into all
  • Providing technical mentorship and cross-training to the development teams to help uplift application tuning knowledge throughout the technical team


  • NoSQL exposure
  • Cloud exposure, preferably Azure
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Additional Information

  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Private medical scheme
  • Employee share scheme
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours

Blue Prism Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, arrest record or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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