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Oracle Administrator (Bank of England)

Location
London
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
6 Oct 2020
Join us as an Oracle Administrator with the Bank of England*

(London, Full-time, Permanent)

*We are keen to hear from recent Graduates or individuals ready for a career within this field - please only apply if you have approx. 2 year's experience

£35,000.00 + 5% bonus + benefits

ABOUT CAPITA

At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, Education, Transport, Health, Life and Pensions, Insurance, Banking and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever - and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.

THE ROLE OF AN ORACLE ADMINISTRATOR

The Bank has a requirement for an experienced Oracle Administrator to join the Infrastructure Group which is involved in the standards, development and maintenance of a number of systems across the organisation. The resource would work under Linux and Database team structure reporting to the Team Leader/Service Owner Working on a Mixture of BAU/Continuous Improvement /Project works.

The successful candidate will be assigned to BAU, tickets Incidents and Work Orders, BAU Improvements and projects work on a rotation basis as needed. BAU will be primary focus for a period to gain understanding of the estate, including any support of the daily meetings and service management support around any service impacting tickets.

Candidates must have experience of administering oracle 11g, 12c and 19c - Dataguard would be an advantage.

The work will be mixed and varied and will include working closely with other Infrastructure teams, infrastructure team leaders, and application support teams. There may be a requirement to cover an on-call rota, working evenings or weekends

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Database administration & support
Investigate SCOM alerts for oracle databases
On Call support as needed
DB patching according to patching cycle
Automation of routine tasks as well as handover of application administration tasks to relevant teams
Database migrations
Problem Solve complex issues & IT problems

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES:

Solid background of experience in Oracle administration
Strong experience of installing, configuring and administering Oracle databases using best practices
Experience of working and configuration of servers using CIS standards
Proven track record in administration within a highly professional environment
Process Documentation
Oracle 1 experience
Solid experience of utilising dataguard

DESIRABLE SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

Experience of working with a Migration environment
Exposure to Cloud and use of Oracle/Azure
Excellent technical skills, good analytical, problem management and interpersonal skills
Ability to work successfully under pressure. They must be dedicated to the tasks undertaken and be committed to providing a quality, reliable and efficient service to the stakeholders.
Demonstrated structured approach to work as well as being able to deal with people professionally at all levels
Excellent customer facing skills for liaison with application database owners and end business users
Oracle 19c knowledge
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Details

  • Job Reference: 179576650-2
  • Date Posted: 6 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Confidential
    Confidential
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: 5% bonus + benefits
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent