Position Progress DBA with Developer skills - Essex, UK 
Location Essex office
Benefits Excellent package, based on experience

My client is a multinational player with a turnover in excess of 9 Billion. Their diversification strategy and growth by acquisitions means they are a dynamic company that uses IT to gain competitive advantage. They are seeking an experienced Progress DBA with Developer skills to develop and maintain their bespoke enterprise applications.     

  • Upgrade from Progress OE10 to OE11 in order to utilise new features
  • Manage dump/loads, backups, restore and recovery across multiple databases
  • Manage database security and provide auditing proof to satisfy PCI/SOX requirements
  • Monitor database performance and system resources
  • Experience with clustering, upgrades and data continuity
  • Perform disaster recovery planning and testing across multiple data centres
  • Develop functional and technical documentation
  • Follow and refine change control procedures and policies related to database environment
  • Create metrics/monitoring capabilities using existing tools
  • Write and maintain documentation for the Progress environment as it grows
  • Maintain the environment in a 24x7 environment
  • Be aware of, and comply with, all corporate policies.
Skills required
  • Minimum 5+ years Progress DBA and development experience
  • OpenEdge v10/v11 DBA / Developer and 4GL
  • Experience with Database Replication, Application Server
  • Experience with troubleshooting all aspects of Progress database including but not limited to database performance, availability, backup, disaster recovery and capacity planning.
  • Strong UNIX skills
  • Experience of large commercial systems 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A self-motivated, organised, team-player who can work on own initiative   


  • Telerik
  • UNIX Shell scripting 


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