Oracle Database Administrator

Location Northwich
Discipline: Software Design and Application Development
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £up to 50K per annum

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

Technical requirements:

  • 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


  • Hybrid Working

  • Bonus Scheme

  • Sponsored Training

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Mentoring Scheme

  • Company Events & Awards

  • Discounted Gym Membership

  • Dress down Friday & Friday breakfast


  • Salary is up to £50K depending on skills and experience.