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Database and Unix Engineer

Database and Unix Engineer

Do you want to work in a well-respected, supportive and highly performing team?

Have you got significant, hands-on experience of BAU support gained in enterprise environments, in-depth technical knowledge covering Oracle, SQL Server and Solaris and the interpersonal skills to work professionally with internal and external customers where you’ll need to translate complex technical matters for a non-technical audience?

If you can answer ‘Yes’ we want you to apply to join our IS Team at the General Medical Council (GMC) as a Database and Unix Engineer based in Manchester.  You’ll have a role that offers the chance to work with and enhance a huge variety of different systems and the opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills.

We are the independent regulator for doctors in the UK, it’s our job to protect, promote and maintain the health and safety of the public by ensuring proper standards in the practice of medicine. This means you’ll be part of an extremely professional IS team that has pride and purpose.

You’ll have the opportunity to shape and improve the systems already in place by working with technologies that maintain pace with emerging business requirements.

This will involve:

n  Working with technical colleagues to offer an exceptional 3rd line support service

n  Providing specialist technical support and management to a highly available infrastructure

As well as the chance to play a critical role in the delivery of our services, you can expect the opportunity to develop your technical skills coupled with competitive pay and benefits, including membership of the GMC pension scheme.

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Resources and Quality Assurance
Information Systems
For this role we will pay up to £50,000
Employment status
Closing date
02 July 2017 at midnight late applications will not be processed
Assessment date
w/c 10 July 2017
Job reference
GMC staff