Senior Oracle Database Administrator (Hybrid)

Senior Oracle Database Administrator (Hybrid) needed in Preston, Paying £22.51ph – Reference: RQ1235616

This role is a hybrid role mainly working from home. 
This role is for approx 6 months 
Hours per week are 37

Your role will give you opportunities to:
• contribute to the ongoing development of the OCI platform
• provide support to in-house DBA Team
• ensure delivery of best-practice across the existing Oracle services


We are looking for an Oracle OCI Database Administrator to contribute to the support and continuing development of the OCI platform.

The role
• contribute and deliver against strategic initiatives of both the Digital Service and through the delivery of small to large scale projects, meeting challenging deadlines.
• provide Oracle database administration expertise.
• software installation, patching and upgrades, backup, recovery and ensuring maximum service availability of the database estate.
• security, hardening, compliance, risk and capacity management of the database estate on the OCI platform.
• undertake performance diagnostics & tuning.
• work closely with the Principal Engineer/Designer for databases and the project management community to ensure delivery of agreed solutions and maintenance of existing services.
• work closely with the Principal Engineer/Designer ensuring that strategic initiatives are delivered, and best practice standards are embedded within the design process.
• drive efficiencies and cost-savings through continuous improvement of people, process and technology.
• ensure that customer aspirations & requirements are the driving force behind everything we do.
• represent the Digital Service at all levels and attend customer meetings.
About you
• in-depth knowledge of Oracle Database (version 19c Enterprise Edition) and associated technologies on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
• Substantial experience of designing and implementing highly available, performant and secure database solutions that are aligned to availability and disaster recovery strategies.
• Experience of management tools, utilising OCI event and monitoring service, database system monitoring (OEM), administration, compliance and capacity planning
• Experience of Data Guard
• Experience of Oracle upgrades and database migrations. Experience of Linux operating system and Oracle RU patching in OCI.
• Oracle Forms and Reports


This is a full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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