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Database Lead

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Stock options + package
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Eden Scott


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Exciting opportunity for a Database Lead to join a global brand who are seeking to be the leader in AI within Edinburgh.

This role is part of a new greenfield development project as they are establishing a new Research Development Centre of excellence which will also expand into the likes of Blockchain, Intelligent Search, NLP and Machine Learning.

To be considered for the Chief Technical Leader of Database you will have extensive experience in database engine research or development.

You will have at least participated in the implementation of a database product: either relation database or NoSQL, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, KV or Graph Database.

Main Responsibilities :

To work as part of their database team, build and lead the database team of the Edinburgh Research Centre, support cooperation with the University in database area, research in relational database and new database technology.

Join the strategy and business plan of their database technology, identify the key technologies and lead the team to build the competence of the organisations database solution.

Skills and Experience required :

Good technical skills and ability to build and lead a new team.
Experience in database research or development.
Participated in at least one database development or open source project as a core member
Team management experience.

Desired :

PhD in database direction.
Project management experience.
Good relationships with academia and industry.

Benefits Package:

Competitive salary and incentive schemes
Bonus, Stock & share options
Competitive Group Personal Pension Scheme and life cover
Private medical insurance and Cash Plan
24 days annual leave per annum, prorata, plus 9 public holidays
Opportunity for training and development
Flexible working

You will join one of the largest R&D organisations in the world with multi £ billion of investment committed to the UK over the next 5 years, with the opportunity to drive your career forward.

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