Senior Oracle Developer / DBA

Crowder Consulting
£45,000+ depending on experience
01 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Oracle Developer/DBA to support existing development team on transactional and warehousing data hub as part of wider application deployment. Involves hands-on development and development focused DBA activity. You?ll work in a database development team alongside four other database developers supporting several similar sized self-managed, cross-functional agile teams within a culture of continuous improvement.

What we do:

  • Develop desktop and web front-end / back-end frameworks
  • Develop complex data analysis routines
  • Model complex domain relationships and behaviours
  • Develop extensive reporting and data mining capabilities
  • Develop fully internationalised solutions for non-English deployments
  • Product integration with client corporate systems

What?s involved:

  • Involvement in end-to-end Software Development Life Cycle
  • Supporting team in requirements analysis working closely with in-house subject matter experts
  • Configuration and maintenance of internal databases (tablespaces, security, versions, logging)
  • Design, development and maintenance of database objects (tables, packages, views)
  • Support database build process for continuous integration and deployment
  • Develop and support internal test environments

What you need as a minimum is a strong background in databases and a good foundation in Oracle with the ability and desire to develop advanced skills in:

  • Oracle performance tuning and monitoring
  • Oracle platform configuration (RAC, multi-tenant, archive logging)
  • Oracle database administration (tablespaces, users, security)
  • Complex data analysis using SQL / PL.SQL on large volume data sets
  • Established discipline of code quality and best practice
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Degree level education in relevant subject or equivalent experience

Stuff we use which it would help to have some experience in:

  • Oracle 11G, 12C standard, enterprise including Oracle Spatial
  • Oracle SQL / PL.SQL, Java SE 7, 8, Java Script / CSS, JSON
  • Hibernate, Spring, Swing
  • Vaadin, Apache Tomcat
  • Gradle, Eclipse, Jenkins, Nexus, Sonar, Surround SCM, Jira, PL.SQL Developer, SQL Developer


Crowder Consulting are water industry consultants and software developers supplying both UK and international water operators. The Netbase system, developed by the company, is the leading water network management system used by many UK and international water operators. It is a big system that handles very large volumes of water utility data. It is developed and maintained with the knowledge and expertise in the company of water industry practices and data. For more information, please visit our website

  • Salary £45k+ DOE plus employer pension contribution
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working days
  • Conveniently located for transport links
  • Apply by sending your CV and covering letter, quoting reference 08/2017, by email

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