Oracle Database Administrator - DBA - RDBMS

Glasgow, Glasgow City
Up to £60,000 + Company Benefits Package
08 Oct 2019
05 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Oracle Database Administrator - DBA - RDBMS
Up to £60,000 + Company Benefits Package

After more than 25 years of successful operation, we have focused decades of know-how on pioneering flexible proprietary technology with one aim: to help our clients simplify, optimise and energise their Supply Chain. We run and maintain the Scottish Government’s supply chain software service which automates the processing of purchase orders through to the payment of invoices covering £6bn+ per annum of Scottish Government spend. We also provides eProcurement, eInventory, eHealth and eFunding solutions for clients around the world.

The Oracle Database Administrator Role:

Our DBAs are involved in the running of the Oracle infrastructure as well as the Data management, application management and connectivity to the database infrastructure.
Core duties of the Database Administrators include installing, supporting and maintaining Oracle instances, configuring and tuning these instances and managing the complex data environment that makes up our application landscape. An integral component of supporting and maintaining such systems is preparing for service outages and other complications and responding to them in a timely and cost-efficient manner. You may work with all Server operating systems and may not be confined only to a single RDBMS.

DBA Requirements:

+ Knowledge of databases with an in-depth knowledge of Oracle RDBMS as well as other DB systems e.g. PostgreSQL
+ Proven experience with complex Database administration and management
+ Experience of Oracle RDBMS setup, management, configuration and tuning.
+ Experience in configuring and administering Oracle tools on Linux operating systems
+ Demonstrated knowledge of security principles related to database operations
+ Experience supporting remotely hosted database enabled web applications
+ 7+ years of experience in information technology supporting hosted database enabled web applications
+ Must be able to effectively manage simultaneous tasks on several projects with independent deadlines and deliverables
+ Experience working in heterogeneous teams / environments including Linux, UNIX, Database and Windows servers
+ Experience with scripting (i.e. Linux scripting, Bash, Korn, batch scripting etc.)
+ Deep knowledge of SQL scripting, PL/SQL procedures and database query techniques
+ Experience working in multiple environments (development, test, and production).
+ Problem solver with initiative and creativity
+ Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively
+ Excellent written and oral communication skills with attention to detail
+ Must be self-directed and a team player

Education and Experience:

+ Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
+ 7+ years commercial DBA experience


+ Competitive Salary
+ Opportunity for career progression
+ Contributory pension scheme
+ Flexible working with home-based days
+ Company Healthcare Plan

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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