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DBA - Oracle / SQL

  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £350 - £400 per day
  • Job type: Contract
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Job Description

DBA - Oracle / SQL

Oracle administration v8, 9, 10,11g and 12, Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g, 12c, Oracle software installation, patching, upgrading and migration

The Role

A client of mine are urgently recruiting for a Oracle DBA on an initial 6 month contract.

The client are looking for a candidate to provide operational management to the DBA infrastructure support team. The successful candidate will be involved in supporting the DBA technology stack at the third line level providing the ultimate internal technical escalation point for this stack within the business.

The Company

A very well renowned organisation based Hertfordshire.

Knowledge, technical skills and expertise

Skills Required


  • Oracle administration v8, 9, 10,11g and 12c on Solaris/Linux operating systems
  • Oracle software installation, patching, upgrading and migration
  • Oracle database backup & recovery - user managed and RMAN backups
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g, 12c
  • Unix shell scripting and SQL, PL/SQL coding
  • Oracle database performance tuning, using AWR
  • Experience of production database support in a banking or similar environment

Nice to have:

  • Microsoft SQL Server administration 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2014
  • Experience of clustered database environments using Veritas Cluster Services
  • Windows scripting and T-SQL coding
  • SQL Server performance monitoring and troubleshooting skills
  • SCOM for SQL Server performance & availability monitoring

Other key applications as designated

Key Performance measures

  • SLA's performance scores
  • Services availability scores
  • Customer satisfaction survey scores
  • Risk profile scores
  • Measures (or metrics) targets (not necessary limited to the above only), would be continuously agreed with line management

Important Relationships

  • Develop & support interfaces with other departments within the organisation and within GPS, including:
  • All other IT functions
  • Collegial teams within Global Production Services i.e. Portfolio Management, Architecture, Midrange, DBA's, San, Networks, Market Data, Desktop Services & Service Desk.
  • Direct line management and GPS Management
  • Service Delivery
  • Regional IT support staff
  • Core GPS Functions
  • All other IT functions
  • Internal / External Audit teams

Oscar Associates Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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