Database Lead

Job Title: Database Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Grantham
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-09-15 00:00:00
Reference: 17307
Contact Name: Oliver Marsden
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 15, 2021 14:53

Job Description

GSA Tech Source are currently looking for a Database Lead to join one of our award winning Fintech Clients.

The role would include you managing databases, platforms (Middleware – Forms/Reports & BIPublisher) together with certifying consistency in the following test & development and production. Working closely with IT teams such as:
  • Development
  • Infrastructure
Undertaking the following:
  • Design
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Tuning
  • Security Management
  • Data Migration
  • Data Platform Configuration
  • Security Patching
Reviewing the role, you should have experience in Oracle DBA along with being able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills.

Key Responsibilities
  • Proactively reviewing and responding to Oracle database alerts.
  • Daily health report and correcting any errors.
  • Assisting with the development of staff in database development projects.
  • Maintain and monitoring database storage resources.
  • Monitor and Maintain database maintenance.
  • Database Security including – Patching & Updates.
  • Monitoring and maintaining DR/BCP databases.
  • Trouble shoot and resolve database connectivity issues.
  • Following Change Management process to implement database – Changes, Security Patches and Configuration.
  • Problem Management Processes to help with troubleshooting and resolving recurring issues.
  • Assisting with the automation of regular database support activities. 
Technical Knowledge / Skills & Experience.
  • 10+ years’ experience as an operational Oracle DBA
  • Experience (Practical) with any Cloud technologies, preferably Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)
  • Experience in Oracle Middleware products (Weblogic 12c, Forms&Reports and BI Publisher)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Oracle 12c/19c Database administration
  • Practical knowledge and experience of High Availability solutions
  • Proficient knowledge of Oracle Database design and database server infrastructure
  • Database / Middleware patching
  • Experience in OEM 13c
  • Experience in Oracle Data Guard, RMAN, performance tuning
  • Experience in Unix Shell / Python scripting

GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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