Production Support Engineer – SQL or Oracle

Recruiter
Intec Select Ltd
Location
Reigate
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Production Support Engineer – SQL or Oracle

Overview:
Global market leading Financial requires a highly skilled Production Support Engineer to be based at their offices in Reigate, Surrey. Our client has a paperless application process and as such is totally reliant on their ability to deliver a high quality eCommerce platform to market. Technology and application development in particular is therefore core to the success of the company.
‘The Production Support team currently consists of 8 people providing a range of support to the business across several areas including 1st and 2nd line application support, monitoring production systems, day to day management of Batch processes, Information Security and Business Continuity’.

Essential Skills & Experience:
• Experience with scheduling packages. Both creating, implementing and maintaining jobs. Ideally Visual Cron
• Experience with production monitoring systems. Both creating, implementing and maintaining monitoring jobs.
• Experience writing scripts to retrieve data and assist with problem solving (Oracle or SQL Server)
• Good understanding of Business Continuity Principles
• Good understanding of IT security with some prior experience in this area
• Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills essential in order to effectively communicate to the business and understand their requirements and or issues

Role & Responsibilities:
• Managing the running of daily batch processing and scheduled production activities
o Researching technical issues and new updates to existing batch related technologies
o Suggesting and implementing improvements to batch processes and procedures
o Planning and implementing business change requests associated with batch processing and scheduled production activities
• Managing the running of production monitoring systems
o Researching technical issues and new updates to existing production monitoring systems
o Assessing, planning and implementing new production monitoring as required. Including suggesting and implementing improvements to production monitoring systems
• Performing adhoc support tasks involving SQL including investigating and creating data fixes and peer reviewing data fixes created by other team members
• Proactive monitoring of production IT systems and preventative measures taken to reduce system downtime

Desirable:
• Visual Basic

Package:
• £35-40k basic salary
• Annual bonus
• 13% company contribution pension
• Life assurance
• 35 hour standard working week
• Private medical
• 25/27 days holiday

Production Support Engineer – SQL or Oracle

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