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Database Administrator

London, Open to Flexibility Competitive Salary

Our purpose is to make great financial decision making a breeze for everyone, and that purpose drives us every day. 

It’s why we’re on a mission to create an automated quoting engine, with the simplest of experiences, wrapped in a brand everyone loves! 

We change lives by making it simple to switch and save money. So, when it comes to getting a better deal, it’s never been more blindingly obvious why you would choose Comparethemarket. 

We’d love you to be part of our journey.

We need to build a world-class, self-service platform.  This means you'll be working with smart people, who really make things happen! With an ambitious and progressive approach to engineering, this is an environment where you can truly influence the vision, direction, and technology strategy. 

The Storage and Messaging team is a cross-functional team of talented and empowered engineers who focus on building high quality, technical solutions for our software engineering community to make using our products easy, and thereby improving their development time and speed to market.  On top of this you will be helping to protect one of the companies most valuable assets, its data! The quality of data at comparethemarket.com makes a huge difference to the experience of our customers and the success of the business.

As a Database Administrator (DBA) you will be responsible for database operations and continuous improvement, to provide expert advice and guidance on database management good practice. Driving operational excellence to ensure systems remain highly available, reliable, and resilient.

What are the team’s products?

  • MongoDB Atlas
  • BigQuery
  • AWS S3
  • RabbitMQ
  • Cyber Security related tools

Everyone is welcome.

We have a culture of creativity. We approach our work passionately, improve constantly and celebrate our wins at every turn. We are an inclusive workplace, and our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic, whole selves to work. Everyone is welcome. Be you.

This means we’re excited to hear from people with a range of skills, experiences, and ideas. We don’t expect you to tick all the boxes but would love you to hear what makes you great for this role.

Some of the great things you’ll be doing:

  • Work within the Storage and Messaging team of Cloud Platform, primarily focused on database technologies but also the chance to gain exposure to other technology platforms such S3 and RabbitMQ.
  • Have close working relationships with other DBA’s and Cloud Engineers within the team. Adding value by providing 1st class support to our product teams and enabling their use of our platforms. allowing them to go faster. You will also contribute to the wider Cloud Platform team to ensure delivery of team objectives, providing expert advice for MongoDB. 
  • Approach everything from the perspective of the customer and work proactively and reactively to maintain stable, scalable, and secure systems so that great outcomes for our customers can be delivered.

What we want to see from you:

  • Expert knowledge of MongoDB (experience with MongoDB Atlas is desirable)
  • Good knowledge of BigQuery (desirable)
  • In-depth knowledge and application of performance monitoring and tuning, back-up and restore strategies.
  • Expert in developing and delivering database good practice.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, proven troubleshooting ability
  • Good experience of working with cloud infrastructure, ideally AWS.
  • Good knowledge of cloud and database security
  • Good knowledge of using Infrastructure as Code tools
  • Good experience of working in agile environments
  • Willing to be part of an on-call team providing 24/7 support.

Our people bring our purpose to life.

Our environment is one that has 300+ technical experts across multiple teams that champions pair programming, innovation days and a challenge culture, as well as using a plethora of tools and technologies such as .NET Core, Java, Scala, Python, React, Node, TypeScript, iOS, Android, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Terraform, Kafka, Spark, MongoDB and more.

There’s something for everyone.

We’re a place of opportunity. You’ll have the tools and autonomy to drive your own career, supported by a team of amazingly talented people.

And then there’s our benefits. For us, it’s not just about a competitive salary and hybrid working, we care about what matters to you. From a generous holiday allowance and private healthcare to an electric car scheme and paid development, wellbeing, and CSR days, we’ve pretty much got you covered!

'We are committed to offering equal chances to you throughout the application process, so if you require any special adjustments to be made, please let us know. We will work with you to make any appropriate arrangements.’

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