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PERMANENT: 37 hours per week
SALARY: £32,234 to £34,728
LOCATION: Tiverton

Mid Devon District Council are embarking on a series of ambitious business and ICT transformation projects and require an enthusiastic and self-motivated Database Administrator/Analyst to join our team improving and modernising our ICT infrastructure and systems.

This role will be expected to deliver significant cost savings by rationalising and optimising our business systems and databases, alongside planning for increased cloud based delivery. The successful candidate will also help inform business strategy by improving management information for data driven decision making.

All work will assist our Channel Shift agenda, which uses a range of proprietary and industry standard applications, databases and programming languages, e.g. Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, Oracle, Progress, HTML5, ASP.NET MVC (4 OR 5), Team Foundation Server, javascript, C#.

Excellent communication skills are required and the successful candidate will need to demonstrate previous experience in delivering and supporting business transformation using a range of the technologies within a small team.

Candidates must be flexible and willing to work outside normal hours occasionally when appropriate. Part Time and Job share will be considered. Multi-site working within Devon may be required and there are home working opportunities available.

Mid Devon District Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees including:

  • A Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free Car Parking
  • CSSC offering discounts in shops, restaurants, cinemas, hotels and insurance benefits
  • A Flexible Benefits Scheme via salary sacrifice to obtain a cycle for work
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Generous annual leave, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Staff discounts in our leisure centres
  • Employee Assistance Programme and support offering a variety of employee wellbeing services to support a healthy work/life balance and lifestyle

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ian Potbury on 01884 234257.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - IT21 - Database Administrator.

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Opportunities@middevon.gov.uk. Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE: 04 May 2021 at 1:00pm
POST NUMBER: IT21
VACANCY NUMBER: 2021005

We're committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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