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Oracle Database Administrator

Company profile A global leader in science & technology solutions, working to solve the world's toughest challenges in defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil and commercial markets. The Role; As a Database Administrator, you will be one of the key members of the Database Administration team, managing a large and varied collection of Oracle Servers, providing support to day-to-day critical business activities including;

Job Description

Oracle DBA - Glasgow
Permanent
Competitive Salary & benefits

Company profile
A global leader in science & technology solutions, working to solve the world's toughest challenges in defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil and commercial markets.

Employing over 30,000 people worldwide, they currently have several, significant UK contracts in-process and work extensively with the UK Government on strategic programmes.

The Role;

As a Database Administrator, you will be one of the key members of the Database Administration team, managing a large and varied collection of Oracle Servers, providing support to day-to-day critical business activities including;

* Maintain smooth operation and implement changes following best practice
* Implement and maintain backup and recovery solutions to support RPO and RTO Objectives
* Analyse customers' incident and problem tickets within strict Service Levels
* Liaise with customers and other third parties to ensure that their requirements meet your development in the most efficient and cost-effective manner
* Liaise with internal Change and Release Management functions to enable the smooth transition of solutions from test and Pre-Production into Production
* Produce both customer-facing and internal knowledge base documentation as required in line with company and customer standards
* Participate in and facilitate knowledge sharing between Support, Development and Service Delivery functions
* Act as the technical lead in the resolution of customers' major incidents

Skills Required;

* Solid experience as an operational Oracle DBA
* Knowledge of Oracle 10g/11g/12c Database administration
* Practical knowledge and experience of High Availability solutions within Oracle
* Proficient knowledge of Oracle Database design and database server infrastructure
* General knowledge of Windows Server, Unix and Linux environments
* General security awareness
* Solid experience of query performance tuning
* Excellent communication skills with all levels of staff within the organisation and customer
* Excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail
* Ability to learn new technologies quickly
* Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, pressurised environment
* Experience of working within a quality environment

Nice to have;

* Knowledge of alternative platforms such as MS SQL Server
* Experience with PowerShell and/or Bash Scripting
* Experience or knowledge of Cloud technology

Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Elliot Hall

Elliot-Hall-(edited)

Companies need to ensure that their IT facilities are adequate and correctly staffed, otherwise they risk falling behind.  I work across multiple roles so my skills need to be well rounded however, I do have a slight preference for more technical roles.