Senior Oracle DBA

Job Type:
Enterprise Applications
Job reference:
7 days ago

Role: Senior Oracle DBA 24/7
Contract Role
Location: Remote

Role Description:

Senior Oracle Application DBA working on our Banking Group client databases

Management of 3rd party vendor resources

Initiation, design & study responsibility

Driving efficiency & cost savings through automation & other service improvements.


  • Accountable for driving delivery of complex Oracle environments and projects in accordance with Group standards and policies, and to agreed service levels
  • Carry out technical activities in support of project delivery and ongoing support of the platform
  • Identify and implement improvements to technical processes and toolsets to improve resource and cost efficiency
  • Identify and remediate risks associated with the environment
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with senior stakeholders.
  • Study & analysis work into the design of complex projects.

Key Skills and Experience:

Diagnostic skills and an ability to analyse technical information from multiple sources, allowing the provision of highly effective solutions in complex environments

  • Strong quality and service focus
  • Experience in delivering complex projects
  • Ability to identify and drive technology and process improvements
  • Experience of operating in a Service Delivery environment with good understanding of frameworks and processes
  • Experience of delivery in a tightly controlled & change managed environment
  • Must have strong stakeholder management and influencing skills.
  • Proven ability to work with high profile key platforms to tight timescales.
  • Highly motivated and good 'self-starter' capabilities, interpersonal skills and proven ability to manage colleagues and influence them to make the right decisions.
  • Proven experience of commercial awareness and working with 3rd Parties.
  • DBA skills to include:
  • Practical experience of RAC and Dataguard
  • Excellent knowledge of Oracle 11g, 12c & 19c RDBMS technologies
  • Must have experience of working in a LINUX/UNIX environment
  • Good experience of PL/SQL development
  • Application / Schema testing (Pre and post live)
  • SQL Performance investigation / fix

If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV in the first instance.

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