Oracle DBA


Hampshire Contract / 3 Months £400.00 - £410 per day

The Senior Oracle DBA reports into the DBA Team Leader.

  • Ownership and leadership of technical resolution for high severity production
  • Adherence to standards for change control, security and design patterns.
  • Take part in the technical team during disaster recovery and business continuity exercises
  • Define operational procedures and documentation
  • Provide on-call rota support where required
  • Lead and define network delivery requirements for Service Improvement Unit initiatives
  • Design and lead internal projects and deliveries aligned with the database roadmap
  • Support the architect and product teams in developing the database roadmap.
  • Identify new technologies and services to transform the database service offering
  • Mentor the global technical team to build a high-performing technical delivery environment

Stakeholder Management and Leadership

  • Work with Project Managers, Development and Service Managers to ensure project delivery meets the estate requirements.

Person Specification

  • Expert knowledge of database administration on distributed platforms
  • Knowledge of the ITIL framework, vocabulary and best practices
  • Expert in working with Vendor technical support staff, including vendor development teams
  • Expertise in defining technical plans and procedures
  • Expert in multiple versions of oracle 11g, 12c plus strong working knowledge of at least one other database technology
  • Expert knowledge of RMAN, Data Guard, OEM, Audit Vault, plus third-party products such as Foglight, Precise, Imperva
  • Demonstrable experience of database performance tuning and capacity management on critical customer-facing systems and high-volume payments services
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated environment and the associated processes and tools
  • Have a strong working knowledge of infrastructure components and the processes required to maintain the infrastructure
  • Have a good understanding of the business areas and application / service components used and an appreciation of applications from both a technical and business perspective.

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

  • Oracle certified Professional (OCP) – Oracle 12c or 11g
  • Oracle Certified Data Guard Expert – Oracle 12c or 11g

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Oracle Certified Performance Tuning Expert – Oracle 12c or 11g
  • Oracle Certified Maximum Availability Expert – Oracle 12c or 11g
  • Oracle GoldenGate 12c Implementation Specialist – Oracle 12c or 11g

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Salary: £400.00 - £410 per day

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