Database Administrator

Job Description

It is an exciting time for HM Land Registry (HMLR) as we continue to embark on a major transformation programme. HMLR's ambition is to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data. 

HM Land Registry's existing software systems and services form part of the critical national infrastructure, safeguarding land and property ownership valued at £7 trillion. This enables over £1 trillion worth of personal and commercial lending to be secured against property across England and Wales.

We are looking for a Database Administrator to join our Transformation & Technology Directorate.

 You will be part of the IT Operations Practice, which is responsible for the performance and delivery of all technical infrastructure which underpins and supports the organisation. 

The IT Operations Practice is mainly based in Plymouth. There will be a requirement for travel to Plymouth, with the expectation that this would initially be more frequent to assist with on-boarding and team building, but after that, as an when required and agreed (travel / hotel costs will be covered).

You will be an expert at using appropriate tools to identify inefficient database access paths or applications affecting CPU levels and recommending and implementing changes to improve efficiency.

You have experience of implementing object changes as part of an application release schedule or installation of software package.

You can demonstrate experience of monitor table and index space growth and organisation; identify objects for reorganisation or repartitioning according to established thresholds.

You can demonstrate experience of executing processes to provide statistical and accounting information in support of production databases.

You will Investigate and implement new techniques for database design, maintenance, access and connectivity.