Database Analyst

Database Analyst

This role is responsible for the development and support of Project and Production database and requires and outstanding level of Database Administration support across all of the Bank’s systems. In addition, this role supports other technical areas such as Networks, AS400 System Administration, Middleware, Application Support, Capacity Management, Architecture, Development and Acceptance Testing


Full Time


Central London/ Hybrid working pattern


This role has a direct reporting line to the Senior Cyber Security Manager who in turn reports to the CIO The role is based in the Bank ’s City of London Office and is subject to the Bank’s current hybrid working policy. This role is subject to a Rota system, always ensuring service availability.


Role Profile Primary job duties and responsibilities:

Deputises for the cyber security officer and the desktop engineer.

Performs database troubleshooting and performance monitoring and ensures that incidents are resolved effectively and quickly.

Contributes to cross-team troubleshooting, in particular assists with desktop support and infrastructure management.

Provides firsthand technical support to projects, working to demanding timescales, project work including installs and upgrades and enhancement of database systems.

Provides UAT support across the business (technical testing, setting up security protocols to CE standards)

Thoroughly documents work and mentors’ colleagues as needed.

Identifies and documents procedures, policies, methods and practices.

Acts as a quality gate for new systems introduced into live service.

Perform software installs

Develops and conducts system test plans

Evaluates the performance of existing systems, identifies and evaluates the suitability of adjustments that will improve performance

Provides technical support to the IT team during the resolution of production problems

Evaluates and tests vendor-supplied packages

Installs and tests new database management systems.

Implements security plans to maintain database integrity and protect against cyber-attacks in coordination with the cyber security officer

Provide data analytics on demand

Conducts periodic tests to evaluate the performance of a system and make modifications where necessary.

Executes database backup and recovery processes to allow for data retrieval in case of an emergency.

Ensures compliance with all database administration legislations and codes.

Sets up controls to manage access to a database system and also configure new systems to make them ready for work operations

Support the cyber security officer with the implementation of the RCSA

Reviews audit logs.

Escalating anomalies

Assist with config management

Perform database integration to merge existing database into new one


Reporting and Control

Implements and tests Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) on a monthly basis and reports results

Produces reports of database management operations to the cyber security officer and suggests recommendation for improved database performance.


Essential Skills and Knowledge/ Qualification and Training

Technical Experience:

Expert-level IT skills are a must, including detailed knowledge of various systems and databases

Ability to work with non-technical individuals to determine and document business needs

Proficient in data analysis and consolidation methodologies

Deep understanding of SQL

Deep understanding of AS400/IBM

Advances excel skills

Ability to translate technical information in understandable terms

Data warehousing knowledge


General Experience:

Data protection knowledge

Experience working in cybersecurity

Analytical skills

Technical skills

Communication skills

Initiative-taker, with attention to detail and a strong team spirit

Problem-solving skills

Strong work ethic with excellent attention to detail is essential

Competent trouble shooter who can document solutions

Strong management skills

Experience is setting up and managing business continuity protocols

Fully conversant with RCSA and managing IT controls

Cyber Essentials experience

Desire to work in a charitable environment


Other Skills

Technical documentation

Database design experience


Professional qualifications:

SQL expertise

AS400 expertise


Interpersonal skills:

Self-starter, with attention to detail and a strong team spirit.

Ability to be hands on and work in a small team Good command of English, written and verbal


Our client is an equal opportunity employer and ensures that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Candidates are selected for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.


Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.


For further information, please contact: 

Enrico Castagnetti, Wintermann Search & Selection Limited

Mobile:       +44 (0)7711 267500




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