Oracle DBA

£50 - £55 per annum, Benefits: benefits
Software & Digital
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Oracle DBA
Oracle Database Administrator / Oracle DBA with key strengths in a production environment required for this truly home / remote working opportunity - permanent ( full time or part time considered)!
Our Client has 50+ customers across mainly the UK and Europe. Their customers entrust them to provide the systems and database support services for their key applications. They want you to take control of the DBA function!
Our Client has built a remote support model using collaboration tools that integrate their team of expert home workers. The team is spread far and wide and, while logistically it might prove easier if you are based  in central or southern England for the very occasional gathering, they would be happy to consider applicants based in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland…..
This is a genuinely exciting, newly created opportunity for an experienced production DBA who is happy to stand up and be counted. You will be the only DBA and will be given ownership of this opportunity to make a big impact on the databases, your colleagues and customers . To be clear you will be the first time professional DBA tasked with implementing structure, rigour process etc. across the DBA function.
You will be responsible for:
  • Setting up the controls across the DBA function
  • Installing, patching and maintaining and tuning all Oracle databases.
  • Agreeing production schema changes
  • Agreeing changes to database design
  • Controlling migrations of Oracle schema objects
  • Managing upgrades
  • Designing and implementing a backup & recovery system
  • Implementing Oracle failover technology
  • Scheduling and monitor backups
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting mission critical live systems
  • Manging authorisation / user access
  • All aspects of database security / database encryption
  • Standardising databases wherever possible
  • Moves to the Cloud
To be considered for the role we would expect you to be able to clearly demonstrate at least 5 years’ experience working as an Oracle DBA with experience as above.  In addition we would expect you to be able to offer specific skills in the following:
  • Strengths in administering Oracle 11g and 12c
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server and Unix
  • An understanding of GDPR - reviewing and adhering to guidelines
  • Oracle Data Guard for creating, maintaining and monitor standby databases
  • Strong DR (Disaster Recovery experience to enable production Oracle databases to survive disasters and data corruptions)
  • Exposure to Cloud technologies with Oracle Cloud being particularly useful
  • SQL and PL/SQL
In return for your experience you can expect a salary circa £50,000 + benefits + a flexible working environment - our Client would consider someone who would prefer to discuss a part-time role.
For further information,  please send your CV to Sue Knight at Vadis People Services Ltd. Vadis acts in the capacity of both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.
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