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Data Administrator

Job Purpose

The purpose of the role is to provide Data administrative support to the business while being based in an IT environment.  Work will be raised either via the IT Service Desk from an incident or service request or as part of a project environment.

Main Duties

To work with the business and other teams in IT to ensure that a comprehensive, reliable support system is in place for Data users.  Communication is key as is the ability to translate between Data users’ requirements and the requirements of IT.

Other duties include:

  • Troubleshooting of various Data Applications including SAS and Teradata
  • Responsibility for user administration
  • Maintenance of application (inc. metadata and host) security and authorisation
  • Liaison with IT Support on application issues
  • Communication with SAS user base on platform issues
  • Communication with SAS and Teradata user base on technologies and developments
  • Maintenance of application logging and audit
  • Monitoring of Data system-wide and application performance
  • Recommendations for client – side and server – side application patches
  • Responsibility for maintenance and organisation of SAS metadata
  • Responsibility for release control and promotion of content between environments
  • Responsibility for application backup and recovery
  • Maintenance and control of Data servers, spawners and services
  • Understanding of 3rd party databases e.g Teradata, MySQL, DB2

This is not a full definition of the role but covers the main aspects and drivers for success.

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • SAS 9.3/9.4 qualifications and programming experience desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of Linux systems and Cloud Technologies.
  • Experience of working with IT technologies
  • System documentation experience
  • Familiarity with the basic concepts of computing languages
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Highly organised

About Admiral

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click “apply now” to complete an online application form.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Allison Martin. If you have any queries about this position, please feel free to drop her an e-mail or give her a call on the recruitment line – 0800 118 1619.

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We understand that a good work life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask your Recruitment Officer for more information