Database Engineer m/f/t


London, City of London, GB, EC2R 8HP Swindon, Wiltshire, GB, SN5 6PB Essen, NW, DE, 45141

​RWE Supply & Trading GmbH
To start as soon as possible, full time, permanent

Department Insights

It is an exciting time to join the Cloud & Data-Centre team!

Cloud and Data Centre are part of IT Infra – who provide infrastructure services to the RWE Group of companies. RWE has a Cloud First and Multi Cloud strategy – C&DC support Azure Landing Zone as well as traditional “on-premise” data centres, providing 24x7 platform services and cross functional services (Compute, Storage, DBMS, etc.) along with its Managed Service Provider partners.

You can be one of the leading lights!


Your future plans


  • Research, develop, build, configure, integrate & unit test future solutions for RWE's C&DC database services based on the  functional & technical specifications 
  • Implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies in RWE's C&DC database services 
  • Communicate and define RWE IT technology requirements and standards to our MSP teams and ensure adherence as well as to provide technical leadership to the teams 
  • Define and maintain the C&DC Operations managed service work packages ensuring RWE IT requirements are correctly translated into MSP deliverables 
  • Measure the C&DC Operations managed service delivery against the agreed KPIs 
  • Represent RWE IT at Change Advisory Boards as required with a focus on C&DC Services 
  • Play an active and/or coordinating role in Problem, Incident and Change activities. This  includes: 
  • Actively managing related incidents in Service Now (RWE’s ITSM tool) 
  • Actively managing incidents raised with Service Providers (CSP and/or MSP) 
  • Understand, implement, and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance        validation 
  • Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems in RWE's C&DC Platforms / Services 
  • Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing in RWE's C&DC Platforms / Services 
  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes


Your skills

  • Significant experience & deep technical background (Microsoft SQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, EnterpriseDB, MySQL, MongoDB)
  • Deep solution knowledge in areas of Azure or data centre
  • Knowledge of automated processes for upgrades & patching (blue/green)
  • Metrics collection, aggregation, and visualization
  • Log collection, aggregation, and correlation, Event management and routing
  • Good knowledge of ITIL processes / model and of the DevOps model 
  • Knowledge of End-to-end application operations processes 
  • Knowledge of Asset and Configuration Management and Incident and Problem Management 
  • Experience of managing various and conflicting technical and business demands 
  • Able to assess impact and communicate to managed service, infrastructure and application teams 
  • Self-reliant and able to work to own initiatives 
  • Ability to work under pressure – patient, tolerant and resilient 
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, including technical and business terms 
  • Cultural awareness and willingness to travel (largely between UK and Germany)  





  • Coding skills with emphasis on cloud
  • Familiarity and hands-on experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) and change automation tools such as CloudFormation and Terraform
  • Broad understanding of the RWE's business and the strategic drivers which influence the Cloud
  • environment requirements.


Benefits you can rely on

As well as competitive salaries, pensions & a bonus scheme we also offer you the following: 

  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working
  • Access to corporate discounts & other benefits
  • Open and diverse company culture
  • Modern, stimulating & flexible workplaces
  • Working in a varied business context combining Renewables, Trading & IT.



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Any questions? Vince Manning (Recruiting), +44 7585 981083, Chris Smith (specialist department), +44 7833 236064
We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity. #inclusionmatters
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RWE Supply & Trading is the interface between RWE and the energy markets around the world. Approximately 2000 employees from over 50 different countries trade (renewable) electricity, (green) gas, commodities and CO2 emission allowances. The trading entity also ensures the commercial optimisation of RWE’s power plant dispatch and markets electricity from renewables.

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