OCI Platform Admin Engineer

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LA International Computer Consultants Ltd

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9th May




£500 - £530



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Programme Overview

The Finance Transformation programme is implementing the Oracle Fusion ERP suite for Financials, Procurement and Recruitment over an 18-month period, building on the Oracle HCM tools already in place. These tools will facilitate significant transformation across Finance and the wider Bank business areas. The programme will be managing that transformation change as well as the configuration of the Oracle toolset.

Role Summary

We are looking for an OCI Platform Admin Engineer to be part of the Programme Management team of the Finance Modernisation Programme to build and manage cloud-based infrastructure, working alongside a fantastic programme team and reporting into the Technology ERP Platform Lead. The Finance Modernisation Programme is a major programme that offers unique learning opportunities due to its scale and complexity and use of Cloud applications and services.

Job description

Skilled and experienced in a wide variety of Tech Oracle Cloud solutions, you will support a broad range of services, which will include:

OCI Management:

- Manage cloud-based infrastructure, including virtual machines, storage solutions and networking components.

- Work as part of a team to implement and manage OCI PaaS and SaaS services.

- Ensure these are optimized for OCI and that they meet Bank's requirements.

- Know how to proficiently use and supervise the use of container deployment and orchestration platforms (e.g. Kubernetes).

- Manage backup and DR strategies using Oracle Managed Automatic Backups as well as Object Storage and Autonomous Data Guard

OCI Monitoring:

- Configure, manage, audit and alert on the availability and performance of the OCI environment.

- Manage the performance of OCI resources, diagnosing and troubleshooting issues.

- Make changes to optimize system/platform performance.


- Develop and implement automation processes to simplify the management of cloud-based infrastructure.

Control costs:

- Understand and optimize costs by looking at the main cost drivers and working with all stakeholders involved to ensure best use of resources, for example:

o Understand data egress and API requests and how these components factor into cloud billing.

o Learn how pricing differs from Cloud VMs and serverless functions and how to right-size a VM instance to reduce costs.

o Learn about Oracle price models around storage and know how to utilize them to design and run cost effective cloud workloads.

Collaborate with other IT teams:

- Work closely with other teams in IT, including application developers and devops (e.g. ACS) as well as Cyber or IT Infra engineers to ensure OCI meets Bank's requirements and can support its goals

- Act as a single point of contact for external partners looking to interact with the OCI platform (e.g. system integrators, auditors, consultants etc)

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

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