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Closing Date

2021-02-05 00:00:00



  • Title: UBI - DBA



    About Us


    At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.


    Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.


    We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.


    Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.





    Belfast or Derry/Londonderry


    Your role in the team


    The Team

    This is an exciting time to join Usage Based Insurance. Telematics is a key pillar of Allstate’s future growth.  The Usage Based Insurance area are looking for a passionate DBA to join their team.



    The role

    The successful applicant will be working in a global team needing good communication skills to maintain a working relationship with teams across 3 continents.  The successful applicant will be working primarily along with the UBI DBAs, analysts and developers. They will be required to complete daily production support tasks, provide input to queries, as well as resolve issues and approve DB scripts.


    The person


    Candidates should be self-motivated and collaborative IT professionals with a strong background in databases and SQL development.  This role will suit individuals who have a passion for working with data.


    • Data analysis
    • DB related production support for example;
      • Working problem and incident tickets to help solve problems in the existing production environment
      • Data related corrective action work
    • DB related on call and out of hours maintenance including release work
    • DB development work including updating and creating new stored procedures, packages and tables to meet new business/system/performance requirements



    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK
    • At least 4 years’ experience in SQL
    • Either some PL/SQL experience or a keen interest in learning PL/SQL and experience with processing significant volumes of data in another language; and
    • Experience with Oracle
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Well-developed problem-solving skills



    We also have some desirable criteria

    • Knowledge/interest in agile/scrum
    • Experience in using editor tools like SQL Developer




    What we offer


    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.


    Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.


    We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.


    We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.


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    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities


    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.


    We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.


    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.



    The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 5th February

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