Database Engineer

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Date: 20 Sep 2023

Location: Southampton, GB, SO53 3RY London, GB, EC3M 4BS

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:38285

Database Engineer

Lloyd’s Register

Location: - London or Southampton – Hybrid working

UK Security Clearance will be required


What we’re looking for 

We're looking for a skilled Database Engineer to join our team. You'll be responsible for managing, securing, designing, and optimizing our core MySQL database within one of our critical products. You'll work with a combination of onshore and offshore teams on both change and production initiatives. You'll also help other product teams by consulting on data strategy, schema design, complex queries, and BI/MI requests from the business. If you have experience in BI/MI report design using PowerBI and Quicksight, that would be great too. You must have evidential experience in ISO27001 and be able to successfully complete UK Security Clearance.


 What we offer you 

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus
  • Opportunity for 15% matched Pension
  • Hybrid working
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • A range of flexible benefits
  • The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose, is values driven and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programmes 


The role 

  • Accountability for Product Database Security, Architecture and Design
  • Administration and Accountability for Product Database Backup and Recovery
  • Database Creation, Design and Analysis
  • Creation of complex Queries to support Product requirements as well as Data Extraction/Transformation/Load and Replication
  • Support the creation of PowerBI/Quicksight BI/MI reports
  • Support Agile/DevOps practices and participate in various Agile/DevOps ceremonies (Release Planning, Backlog Refinement, Retrospective, Sprint Review, Daily Stand-up)


What you bring 

  • A sound approach to problproblem-solvingevidence of systems thinking with good communication and diplomacy skills to guide and persuade at all levels to help others across a variety of cultures to move towards common goals and vision
  • A team player and able to work collaboratively with stakeholders at all levels and the ability to critically question to help the team foresee the future problems
  • Experience of working with the ISO27001 standard
  • Experience of Database Administration / Design / Analysis
  • MySQL Certification – Administration and Developer
  • Experience of Data Migration/ETL
  • It is a requirement that the successful candidate obtains UK Security Clearance


About us 

We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.


Be a part of 

Lloyd’s Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place. 


Want to apply 

We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups. 

We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you. 

If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy. 


We care, we share, we do the right thing 

If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at and we will respond to you as soon as possible.






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