Corporate Applications & Database Manager University of Bath, Computing Services United Kingdom

Corporate Applications & Database Manager


Job title
Corporate Applications & Database Manager

Computing Services

Starting from £40,792, rising to £48,677

Grade 8

Placed on
Friday 16 November 2018

Closing date
Sunday 09 December 2018

Interview date
Monday 17 December 2018



We have a great opportunity for a Corporate Applications and Database Manager to join our Computing Services team at the University of Bath. You will be leading a multi-skilled team to deliver relevant, resilient and cost-effective services. You will significantly influence strategic direction within the section, developing architectures, promoting standards and consistency.


The Corporate Applications and Database Manager is responsible for the development and maintenance of IT services that support the University’s research, teaching and professional services.  We are looking for someone who is able to apply significant technical expertise to resolve complex problems, generate innovative ideas and report on recommendations. Excellent team leadership and management skills, including effective coordination, motivation and negotiation is essential. It is also important that the successful candidate is able to navigate between the technical and management aspects of the role. 


Knowledge and Experience

• Demonstrable experience of successfully managing a team to deliver IT services within a large and diverse organisation
• Experience of managing the infrastructure of a diverse range of corporate applications (similar to Agresso, SITS:Vision and iTrent).
• Significant experience of most or all of the following technology areas: Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL databases and server operating systems (such as Solaris and Windows Server)
• A good understanding of the UK HE context
• Capable of managing small to medium projects using formal methods.


DBA Responsibilities

• Designing and configuring high-availability secure database platforms and databases
• Monitoring and performance tuning of the platforms and databases


About The University of Bath

The University of Bath is a leading UK research university, dedicated to making a positive impact to the world we live in. The University’s researchers engage closely with industry, the public and policy makers to explore challenging projects that examine the questions and inform the solutions that make a difference to society. It is located in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, UK. The city was established as a Roman Spa town and is famous for its spectacular Georgian architecture. 



We are committed to personal and professional development. In addition to this we offer the following employee benefits:
• 18% employer pension contributions (8% employee contributions.
• 39 day holiday (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays).
• A flexible working environment.
• Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery and childcare vouchers scheme.
• Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work).
• Interest free loans for public transport seasons tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting.
• Onsite private and NHS dentist, onsite medical centre.
• Discounted physiotherapy.


If you’d like to find out more about working for Computing Services please visit

For an informal discussion or general enquiries, please contact Paul Jordan, Corporate Applications & Database Manager phone 01225 384966 or email 

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