Lead Data Operations Engineer (Delphix) - remote working available

Date Opened: Apr 30, 2021

Location: Belfast, GB Derry/ Londonderry, GB Strabane, GB

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

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.

 

Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working model with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees.  Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.

 

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

 

 

Location

 

Belfast / Derry / Londonderry / Strabane / Remote, UK

 

 

Your role in the team

 

The Allstate Canada Group Engineering Operations team is implementing Delphix for obfuscation and virtualization of databases.  We are looking for a Lead Data Operations Engineer to support the setup and maintenance of the Delphix Infrastructure.  As a Lead Ops Engineer you will work closely with the Lead DBA to provide Data Virtualization capability.  You will also support other Database administration and programming tasks for Engineering Operations, to include DevSecOps, Quality Engineering and Platform Engineering.

 

 

  • Act as key point of contact for all Data Operations queries.
  • Work with the DBAs to ensure optimal installation of Delphix
  • Design optimal Delphix solutions
  • Be point of contact for obfuscation and virtualization solutions
  • Review functional and technical requirements to identify and mitigate any gaps in the data operations process/approach.
  • Work with DevSecOps to ensure best use of data virtualization in the CI/CD pipelines.
  • Identify and flag any dependencies/Risks/Concerns ahead of time.
  • Coordinate with the Architect/Infrastructure teams to enable appropriate Environment setup, Test data and tools for different phases on the QE i.e. Integration, Functional, Non-Functional, UAT, etc.
  • Enhance Automation landscape within the program.
  • Mentor other engineers in the use of Delphix

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • 5+ years’ database experience
  • 2+ years’ Delphix administration experience
  • 1+ years’ data obfuscation / data masking experience
  • 1+ years’ Database Virtualization Experience
  • Experience of working with ITIL framework processes such as Incident, Change, Problem, Service Request Management

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Oracle Certification
  • SQL Certification
  • Knowledge of ProgreSQL
  • Knowledge of noSQL databases like MongoDB or Casandra

 

 

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.

 

 

Closing Date:  Friday 14th May 2021

 

 

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.