Oracle DBA

Sopra Steria
Edinburgh, Midlothian
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Oracle DBA

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 (dependent on experience)

Location: Edinburgh

Role Overview

As an Oracle DBA you will have a proven track record of supporting and maintaining key business applications. This particular role will involve supporting a number of business critical database applications, troubleshooting and determining the appropriate course of action to resolve incidents with minimal disruption and impact.

Main Features of the Role

The ideal candidates will work as part of a team, supporting various clients and delivering against agreed SLA’s.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and maintaining all oracle databases, performing ongoing tuning as well as planning and implementing backup and recovery of the database

  • Working with application developers and system administrators to ensure that upgrades take place with minimal impact

  • Installation of new versions of the Oracle RDBMS and any other tools that access the Oracle database

  • Implementing security of the Oracle Databases

  • Providing technical support to application development teams and being the point of contact for Oracle Corporation

Essential Skills

  • Proven experience as an Oracle Database Administrator supporting versions 9i to 12c
  • Experience of the following Oracle database features: RMAN, Data Guard, RAC clusters, OEM, as well as database installation, upgrading and patching
  • Experienced in Shell scripting and sound knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • Strong database and SQL tuning and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Oracle backup and recovery scenarios

  • A good knowledge of Oracle security management

  • Good communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Team Player

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of JBoss and Weblogic

  • Experience working under pressure in order to meet agreed SLAs

The successful candidates must be willing to undergo a clearance process.

Sopra Steria, a European leader in digital transformation, provides one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end-to-end service offerings on the market: consulting, systems integration, software development, infrastructure management and business process services. Sopra Steria is trusted by leading private and public-sector organisations to deliver successful transformation programmes that address their most complex and critical business challenges. Combining high quality and performance services, added value and innovation, Sopra Steria enables its clients to make the best use of digital technology.

With over 38,000 employees in more than 20 countries and revenue of €3.6 billion in 2015, this is a great time to join the organisation as you will be pivotal to our continued development and growth plans. We’re offering you the opportunity to do more too - using your business skills and knowledge, and your creativity, to add more value than clients would traditionally expect.

On offer is the opportunity to work for a European leader in digital transformation. The roles come with competitive salaries, the opportunity for further development and the potential for a wide and diverse career within Sopra Steria.

Sopra Steria is committed to establishing and maintaining a working environment which is free from discrimination and which values all employees as individuals. All employees and prospective employees are selected, recruited, trained and promoted solely on the basis of their skills and behaviour.