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Flexible across Scotland, G40 4EH
£40,606 - £45,380 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.


To design, develop, administer, programme, support and maintain enterprise database systems and services, in accordance with agreed standards and to assist in providing a strategic coordination of these technologies within the general ICT environment across Police Scotland and the SPA.


You will have knowledge and experience of:

·Relational database system management principles and practices.

·Database design (logical and physical) and implementation.

·The development and administration of relational database management systems, including a good working knowledge of SQL.

·Database backup and recovery technology and associated processes.

·Oracle 10g or above.

·Database design (logical and physical) and implementation.

You will be educated to degree level in a related computer science. Or software engineering discipline.

You will have excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical and problem solving skills; and strong prioritisation and organisational skills, customer focused.

You will have the ability to work on own initiative with limited supervision and the ability to work under pressure as part of a team.

You will have proven skills related to team-working and working with customers to elicit and define requirement specifications.

You will have proven experience in a technical role related to enterprise database architecture, design, management and the delivery of enterprise data services.

This full time post is permanent and will require Management Level and Security Clearance Vetting. You will work 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 0900 – 1700.

The following competencies at level 2 will be used for the selection process:

We are emotionally aware

We take ownership

We are collaborative

We deliver, support and inspire

We analyse critically

We are innovative and open minded


- Competitive salary and guaranteed allowances

- Annual salary increments

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- 28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays on appointment

- Wide range of family friendly policies

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Access to range of staff associations

- Scottish Police Recreation Association

- Scottish Police Credit Union

- Cycle to Work Scheme

Please find below a list of our ICT locations throughout Scotland. Candidates can discuss their preferred location at interview. The location however cannot be guaranteed and is subject to space being available.

• Aberdeen, Nelson Street

• Dumfries, Cornwall Mount

• Dundee, Rushton Court

• Edinburgh, Bilston Glen

• Edinburgh, Fettes Ave

• Glasgow, Dalmarnock

• Glasgow, FCTC Complex, Helen Street

• Glenrothes, Detroit Road

• Inverness, Perth Road

• Scottish Crime Campus, Gartcosh

• Scottish Police College, Tulliallan

• Stirling, Randolphfield


The Scottish Police Authority / Police Scotland is committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who has a disability, as defined under the Equality Act 2010, and who meets the essential criteria for the post. Please regard this as an opportunity to let us help you. Tell us of any aspects which could present difficulties and any suggestions for overcoming these.


Applicants must be a British citizen, a member of the EU or other states in the EEA, a Commonwealth citizen or a foreign national free of restrictions. You should also have been resident in the UK for a minimum of five years immediately prior to application.


Please visit the Police Scotland Career Site for Job Reference Number – 1074