Technical Systems / Database Consultant

Sopra Banking Software UK
From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sopra Banking Software is recruiting a Technical Consultant to join our expanding Development Services team in Sheffield.

As a Technical Consultant you will specialise in system implementation and software deployment.

Key Responsibilities

·Delivering technical services to internal and external stakeholders

·Working in an agile development team to provide systems administration support on software deployment, troubleshooting and performance tuning

·Designing and implementing data migration processes

·Completing system installation and upgrade activities covering a range of Sopra Banking and third party software

·Creating clear and efficient software deployment processes through automation and documentation

·Occasionally it may be necessary to work outside of office hours on system upgrade projects.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will be from a technical consulting, development or database administration background.

Good stakeholder management skills are a necessity for this role along with the ability to interface with clients.

You will have a proven track record of technical consultancy experience with a strong understanding of project methodologies.

You are keen to take ownership and resolve issues with a meticulous attention to detail.

You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience in applying DevOps practices would be advantageous.

Mandatory technical experience

·Oracle DBA: DataGuard, RMAN, Datapump

·Database and SQL performance tuning (AWR, SQL Execution Plans)

·Data migration

·Proficient in SQL, PL/SQL and UNIX shell programming

Desirable technical experience

·Oracle Forms 12c deployment (Oracle Fusion Middleware)

·JEE Application Server administration (e.g. WebLogic, Websphere and JBoss)

·Operating Systems: UNIX, Linux, AWS, and Microsoft Windows Server

·Virtualisation (e.g. VMWare, OracleVM)

·Cloud deployment

In addition to technical aptitude, the role requires enthusiasm, a desire to constantly improve the customer experience and the ability to strongly integrate into both development and client technical teams.

The company

Sopra Banking Software provides IT processes, and system solutions to retail banking and asset finance customers. We have operated across Europe, the Middle East, Far East, and Africa for over 40 years. We provide the opportunity to learn and develop new skills and contribute to the advancement of your field - thinking ahead begins now. We are committed to helping you grow and share your expertise while developing a diverse and esteemed network of colleagues from around Europe.

You'll also enjoy a competitive salary, pension scheme, and excellent benefits package.

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a consumer credit check and DBS check If you have any concerns about this please raise them with the recruitment team.

If your application is for any reason unsuccessful we may hold your CV on record for up to 6 months should any other suitable roles a rise.

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