A Multinational Commercial Bank located in Northwich is seeking an Oracle Database Administrator to work within the dedicated IT team on a permanent basis with Hybrid working. This role is ideal for someone who has experience in monitoring, developing and maintaining Oracle databases across an organisation.
About the Company
The company is the first Bank in London to be awarded Platinum status by Investors in People (IIP) in 2020 demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management and strong company culture. This means there is a focus on clearly defined set of core values and the company encourages a sense of individual ownership and talent development whilst fostering team spirit and career progression.
About the Role
This role will be responsible for managing and administering all of the company's databases including the Windows and Linux platforms they are running on.
Monitor database systems to ensure environments are stable and available
Perform maintenance operations on Oracle databases to ensure efficient database operations
Backups, migrations, and restorations of Oracle databases, including Oracle APEX applications
Recover corrupted or lost data in test and production systems from backups
Develop, manage and test database and IS backups and recovery plans, ensuring written processes are in place
Analyse/manage capacity & performance of Oracle application databases, liaising with application developers
Promote / maintain data security and compliance for Oracle databases to meet compliance
Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies that support data applications
Maintenance of operational systems may be required outside of normal business hours
They are looking for someone with:
Logical thinker with a strong ability to problem solve
The ability to work under own initiative and to strict deadlines
Meticulous in approach
A good team player able to motivate, direct and effectively lead the team
Ability to communicate both effectively, clearly and professionally both within the team and with staff at all levels in the Bank.
Ability to operate effectively / systematically under pressure in recovery and failover scenarios
An understanding of business and compliance processes
Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities
Organised and able to prioritise and plan own work to deliver to agreed standards
Oracle 12c or above database experience.
Oracle enterprise manager maintenance and implementation
Oracle WebLogic maintenance and implementation
Knowledge of computer networks / protocols, including Windows & Linux operating systems and shell scripting
Performance tuning & optimisation skills
RMAN Backup and Recovery
Employee Assistance Programme
Company Events & Awards
Discounted Gym Membership
Dress down Friday & Friday breakfast
Salary is up to £50K depending on skills and experience.