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Oracle DBA
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Recruiter: REED Global
Listed on: 4th November
Location: Blackburn
Salary/Rate: £292 - £334
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: X3-209926_1572866229
Contact Name: Jasmine Sladen

An Oracle Database Administrator is required for our client in Blackburn for an initial 6 month contract

As part of our client's operations team you will be managing and supporting the database estate on a day to day basis. Resolving database related issues and proactively managing the estate to ensure high performance levels. You will possess a high level of MSSQL Server administration skill and be able to resolve problems using your initiative. You will also be familiar with administering Oracle databases. You will be part of a team that is building & supporting modern and future proof infrastructure that helps the organisation to deliver Key Services.

Key responsibilities:

- Managing the delivery and performance of databases to provide the required level of availability, system performance, functionality and cost required to meet business needs.

- Support the definition, development and implementation of industry best practice database administration and tools to deliver proactive management.

- Support the implementation of projects and the smooth transition from development into a fully operational and supported live environment.

Technical Skills:

- 5+ years MSSQL Server DBA experience

- Advanced MSSQL performance tuning

- A data specialist with experience of working closely with development teams

- Deep understanding of database design principles

- Broad knowledge of technology platforms, products and services.

- In depth knowledge of Windows operating systems.

- Ability to multi-task with a talent for handling several different projects concurrently

- Experience with Database Administration for MSSQL Server including maintenance plans, security and permissions.

- Experience troubleshooting and resolving database problems

- Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimisation (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools

- Experience with backups, restores and recovery models

- Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server

- Excellent knowledge of T-SQL

- Essential SSRS management

- Desirable - SSIS

- Desirable - Oracle Database Management experience 10g/11g/12g

- Desirable - Exposure to Solaris, Linux operating systems

Personal Skills:

- Demonstrable experience supporting enterprise IT operations and locations, including DR

- Experience in a technical support organisation.

- Excellent communications skills at all levels both oral and written

- A professional and proactive attitude with a desire to see quality results.

- A high sense of accountability.

- Cross-functional team collaboration experience.

- Experience working with development teams.

- Ability to work in an independent manner with minimal supervision

- Ability to communicate technical solutions in an easy to understand way to key business stakeholders

- Strong analytical and trouble shooting skills.

- Troubleshooting and resolving data problems.

- Flexibility regarding out of hours for support and maintenance tasks

- Ability to achieve Baseline Personal Security Standard ( BPSS )

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