Data Platform Administrator

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Employer - Merkle
Job title - Data Platform Administrator

Job Description
Company Description:
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specialises in the delivery of unique, personalised customer experiences across platforms and devices. We call it ‘people-based’ marketing, and with over 25 years’ experience, we are proud to be recognised as a global leader.
Merkle’s heritage in data, technology and analytics is the foundation for our understanding of consumer insights that drives our people-based marketing strategies. Combined with our expertise in performance creative and media, we can then offer our clients content-driven, contextual and compelling customer experiences that drive business growth.
In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network, one of the world’s biggest media companies. Job Description:
The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for an individual with circa 2 years’ experience to join our Platform Team working as a Data Platform Administrator. The candidate will be given exposure to some of the latest technologies available in platform solutions. A perfect opportunity for someone with a passion for technology and innovative ideas.
The individual will also be given time to train on these technologies and pass various certifications to develop their career. This is an ideal role for someone intrigued by the world of data and technology.
Our services combine expert knowledge and innovative technology to form a range of capabilities to support our clients in different industries.
Life as a Data Platform Administrator at Merkle
A strong career framework, the role will involve developing your skills and capability to resolve application issues on our data platforms (Hadoop, Informatica, GlobalScape and NiFi) and cloud platforms (AWS, Google, and Azure)
The candidate will be responsible for administering and maintaining the environments above through training and personal development
The successful candidate will be a resilient character with the ability to create and drive ideas.
Other responsibilities include providing support in administering database technologies currently supported by the Platform Team including SQL Server, Oracle, and MongoDB
A few of the benefits
Whether it’s the joy of working with people at the top of their game or the Merkle social calendar, people love working here – and we hope you will too
Career development through Merkle University and other tools; with access to courses, textbooks and mentorship
Private Medical Insurance, Company Pension, life insurance and other corporate benefits
A selection of other benefits including ability to buy additional holiday, season ticket loan and 2 volunteer days Qualifications:
What we are looking for in you
Professional Skills include:
Degree educated with an IT discipline, with a minimum of a 2:1 or equivalent achieved
Analytical thinking, with the capability to apply logic to solve problems
The enthusiasm to take on challenging tasks
Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and meet deadlines
Determination to solve complex and challenging situations
Initiative to pro-actively expand knowledge and improve skills
Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with other technical specialists
Circa 2 years' experience in the following Technical Skills:
Exposure to Linux administration or configuration
Exposure to system administration
Experience with scripting languages, such as PowerShell or BASH.

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Job Location Bristol
Date Posted 02 Oct 2020
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