Junior Database Administrator


Basingstoke (UK)


IT Services


7 October 2019


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Wanted: Junior Database Administrator excited to shape the future of mobility!  


Our drive 

We love cities. And we’re doing something to make our cities healthier, cleaner and more liveable. How? By providing parking solutions that are simple, quick and effortless.  

Today, PARK NOW is the world’s leading provider of on-demand mobile payments for on- and off-street parking. We make life easier for more than 17,000,000 drivers in over 700 cities in Europe. 


About the role

You will be responsible for the day to day administration and monitoring of PARK NOW MySQL and MS SQL server database platforms under the guidance of senior members of the team.



  • Carry out daily checks (e.g. database backups)
  • Database monitoring
  • Perform database patching, upgrade and installation as and when required on our test, dev and production environments
  • Perform data backup/recovery processes
  • Run data fix scripts
  • Automating tasks
  • Investigate issues and problems, including performance issues with the guidance of senior team members
  • Writing and maintaining of database documentation
  • Out of hours support



  • Experience of management studio/workbench
  • Basic experience with SQL scripting, select, update, delete and joins
  • Knowledge of Relational Databases, their functionality, and uses
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Willingness and ability to embrace change and learn new technologies


Other (“nice to have”) Technical Attributes

  • Some exposure to MySQL and/or MS SQL
  • Knowledge Linux command line coding.
  • Knowledge of High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Understanding of Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) techniques and Tools
  • Knowledge of Database Replication


Our offer 

Want to be part of a dynamic fast-growing scale-up and global, urban mobility leader? Yes! Want to make an impact? Yes! 

We offer a lot of autonomy and room to develop your talents. We know our people are at their best when they enjoy a good work-life balance, which we fully support. You can expect great employment benefits, including a mobility plan, weekly bootcamps/gym memberships, monthly massages, lunch, Friday beers and snacks, daily fresh fruit, fun team events and much more! 


PARK NOW. We are driven to improve. Come join the ride!    


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