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Oracle Developer (PL/SQL)

  • Salary: £350 - £385 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 10/03/2017
  • Job reference: J361694A
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Our client, a leading Utilities organisation, is looking for an Oracle Developer with strong PL/SQL experience to join their team.

This is a contract position based in Nottingham running for an initial 3 months.

Job Purpose:

To design, build and test software applications and associated technical documentation to support business requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical Analysis and the production of Technical specifications
  • Coding and testing of software applications to support business requirements
  • Ensure technical solutions are consistent with the IS strategy and comply with the relevant IS standards policies
  • Manage handover of development projects into a live support environment
  • Prepare and execute unit test plans and document results
  • Investigate and resolve reported program bugs

Key Skill Requirements:

Essential

  • Extensive experience of the design, development and unit testing of complex large scale & multi-user applications
  • Extensive experience of application development using the following tools on Oracle 10g/11g platforms within a commercial environment
    • PL/SQL is essential
    • Unix Shell Scripting
  • Extensive exposure of performance tuning techniques gained in a complex, multiple user environment
  • Strong educational background, preferably to degree level
  • Strong Technical Analysis skills and experience in writing Technical Specifications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Influencing skills both with peers and the user community
  • Extensive experience of working with key users in a fast paced and changing business environment to design and develop software that meets company standards and business need
  • Experience of discussing and capturing requirements with business analysts and the user community
  • Desire and tenacity required to ensure that application development is carried out to the highest standard and meets demanding customer needs
  • Extensive experience of working with application support functions to ensure a smooth and efficient handover of development work into a live support environment
  • Monitoring and research of emerging technologies within interest to the department
  • Experience of the full development lifecycle
  • Carry out formal reviews of program code and other deliverables

Desirable

  • Experience of the Utilities industry
  • Experience of large CRM systems

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.

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