Oracle DBA

Nigel Wright
50000.00 GBP Annual
04 Aug 2018
18 Aug 2018
Contract Type

The Company

We're delighted to be working with a well established IT consultancy based near Newcastle city centre. They're looking to add 2 experienced Oracle DBAs to their existing team who support an Oracle/Java based solution used by a number of large customers across the UK.

The Role

  • Maintenance of Oracle Enterprise Database Server software including installation, maintenance, performance tuning and monitoring
  • Support and maintenance of the application data using SQL and PL/SQL
  • Development and performance tuning of database code using PL/SQL to support the application
  • Designing backup and recovery strategies and maintaining backup and recovery operations using RMAN
  • Support for production, testing and development environments
  • Support, configuration and administration of Oracle databases
  • Support for PostgreSQL AS installation, maintenance, performance tuning, backup and recovery and migration utilizing Enterprise DB product set along with open source modules
  • Preparation of all database production support work instructions and documentation from a service delivery perspective
  • Applying application releases deployed from Merant PVCS (or similar)
  • Provide technical guidance to development teams with regard to database design, usage and operational maintainability
  • Implementing and documenting Oracle standards and operational procedures; adhering to company release management standards
  • Apply new application schema releases, Installing / upgrading / migrating / patching Oracle Enterprise software, trouble shooting and house-keeping
  • Capacity planning and growth forecasting. 24x7 support cover for production systems.

The Person

Candidates will need to have previous experience working as an Oracle DBA and should have technical skills that include

  • Oracle Database 11g Administration
  • Oracle PL/SQL
  • JBoss
  • ApacheMQ
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Oracle Administration
  • Oracle Database Backup & Recovery
  • Oracle Performance Tuning
  • Solaris 9 Administration
  • Oracle 10g New Features
  • Oracle 11gR2 RAC August 2016 Foundations of Postgres Administration
  • Advanced PostgreSQL Administration
  • Java and Oracle Java Stored Procedures
  • Experienced in delivering within an Agile environment