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Database & Middleware Administrator

Job Level:  Professional

Croydon, ENG, GB, CR9 1BG

Available until:  03/04/2023
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Technology
Employing Entity:  Allianz Technology SE UK Branch
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  19739

The purpose of this role is to proactively establish and maintain database deployed products within the business domain encompassing a number of testing (UAT, Integration), production support, disaster recovery and production environments. Working within a small overall IT team alongside external 3rd Party vendors for the provision of mission critical high volume OLTP services through call centre and Internet services. 

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing input to the solution design process
  • Maintaining Data Integrity of databases throughout the development and delivery lifecycle
  • Effective Database Administration and Database environment management
  • Ensuring effective Database backup and recovery processes are in place


Knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience required:

  • Experience of Database Backup and Recovery
  • Experience of Load / stress testing
  • Experience of Database and Application Server Performance tuning
  • Experience of significant data migration exercises
  • Experience of monitoring and advising on system security
  • Experience of environment support within database deployed environments
  • Good knowledge of working with software change control systems and change control of technical environments
  • Greenfield experience in establishing entirely new database mission critical environments and/or material experience in significant data migration exercises is desirable
  • Proven technical experience in an MS SQL Server Environment at both Production and Development/Test Levels (2012 – 2019)
  • Proven technical experience in SQL Server OLTP (On-line Transaction Processing) and Data Warehousing environments
  • SQL Server Clustering and Configuration

At the core of the Group’s strength lies digitalization and its promise of growth opportunities through a ‘digital by default’ strategy. Allianz Technology SE is the principal driver behind transforming Allianz into a digital group – a quest to which nearly 7,500 Allianz Technology SE employees around the globe have committed themselves. Allianz Technology SE equips the Group with the most cutting edge digital solutions in the industry, bringing Allianz to the fingertips of its customers. At Allianz Technology SE , innovation is more than a buzzword; it is the business of the day, every day.


We are interested in your strengths and experience. This means that we welcome all applications, irrespective of other characteristics such as gender, ethnic background, origin or any disability.