November 8, 2018
Job Type
Industry and Commerce
Technology Leadership
Salary Bracket
Scotland & UK


We are currently recruiting on behalf of an exciting fast-growing energy company in Edinburgh. This role is to lead and take responsibility for the delivery and management of all data and IT services across office-based and remote workers. The role will ensure databases are developed, maintained, optimised, managed and secured to support the operation and growth of the business. IT infrastructure and services across the whole business and the introduction and optimisation of new technologies to protect the data assets of the business are core to this role.


  • Understand and map out user requirements and conceptual design data and develop and/or configure databases to deliver data to end users in accordance with requirements
  • Ensure systems and databases are available, secure and appropriate accesses/permissions are in place for users
  • Streamline database interfaces and compatibility to maximise efficiency and minimise complexity and refine the logical design so that data can be translated or customised into specific models
  • Employ analytics technologies and data visualisation tools to optimise data, reporting on trends and inform decision making
  • Ensure network and IT infrastructure is in place to meet current and future needs of the business and complies with security and data regulations
  • Deploy a fit for purpose database management system
  • Ensure documentation is in place and maintained for all IT/Data Infrastructure, systems and services including metadata, standards and procedures
  • Responsible for business continuity planning and disaster recovery plan for all IT and Data services
  • Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
  • Commission and install new applications and customise existing applications to ensure they are fit for purpose
  • Seek to optimise and streamline IT function, ensuring up to date technology is available and deployed to increase automation
  • Responsible for all office based MS Office systems and end-user equipment


  • Responsible for the IT budget for the whole organisation
  • In conjunction with the procurement department, specify and assess contracts and warranties for all IT services and solutions


  • Manage and develop the IT team
  • Ensure end-users are equipped with the systems, and hardware to deliver their objectives
  • Ensure all new employees are trained and competent on systems and procedures, specifically IT security
  • Communication with all staff on IT and database systems requirements and updates
  • Provision of IT services for remote workers

Skills & Experience required:

  • Cloud services, such as Azure
  • Knowledge of SCADA systems
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL Server
  • Knowledge of Database Management Systems, Tuning, Analysis, Maintenance, Performance and Integration Services
  • Experience of working as a database developer/administrator

Salary up to £55K plus 15-20% bonus

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