Oracle DBA/ Senior Systems Specialist (DBA)


Senior Systems Specialist (DBA) - GIS Database Team

Competitive Salary + Core & Voluntary benefits

Location: Hatfield

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Group IS for an experienced Senior DBA within the Database function. The successful candidate will join a diverse, infrastructure team that manage multiple database environments.

Main Responsibilities

The role is to join as a Member of the GIS Databases team which supports all our internal database environments across the group on Oracle and SQL Server. The role's main priority will be to manage our production environments proactively and there will be some element of working on projects.

  • Proactively manage, maintain and monitor Oracle and SQLServer systems
  • Diagnose the database system health regularly and troubleshoot any issues.
  • Able to respond to different stakeholder's support requests
  • Persistently seek innovative ways to improve DBA Team's efficiency and quality.
  • Provide technical expertise to the development teams by assisting developers with implementations and ongoing maintenance of the Database environments.
  • Applicant must be fully responsible for managing all Oracle and SQL Server related Backups and Recovery scenarios and perform backup validation and restore tests.
  • Support all production, development & test environments
  • Capacity monitoring and forecast the growth of critical databases.
  • Be available to work outside normal office hours, weekend and public holidays. Applicants will be expected to be on call after few months and respond according to agreed SLA's.
Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be fast to learn our topology, have excellent communication skills both face to face and on the telephone, they will have the ability to assess and prioritise tasks without close supervision, with excellent problem solving skills. Effective and accurate documentation, with real-time updates to the various ticketing systems and projects tools is essential. The role includes providing rota based Out-Of-Hours Support for Major Incidents in a 3rd line capacity, which may include attending site in Hatfield, if the need/incident arises.

Job reference information
Advertiser Computacenter
Contact Name Computacenter
Telephone (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference hays/TP/200/1313_1485509938

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