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Oracle Database Administrator, Colcester, Essex, — Athena Recruiting

01206 984 777

Oracle Database Administrator, Colcester, Essex


Colcester, Essex

Up to £45,000 per annum

Key Skills

Database Management, NetApp, ODBC, Client Server, RAC

Oracle Database Administrator:

Our client is the leading global provider of outsourced business solutions for the automotive industry. They have the hands-on experience of automotive best practices, the state-of-the-art technology and the in-depth information to boost company efficiency and profitability.


  • Acting as the primary source for DBA enquires primarily covering Oracle
  • Responsible for all databases backup and recovery
  • Responsible for multiple environments consisting of UAT and production database and releases
  • Monitors database performance and conducts performance tuning as necessary
  • Manage database schemas and perform maintenance as required.
  • Acts as a technical advisor on database issues for development team as well as systems staff
  • Assists in the creation and support standards and ensures compliance
  • Investigation and testing of all new releases of the database and any new related products
  • Stays abreast of new technologies and incorporates into long term systems
  • Advises on new business
  • Oversees disaster recovery requirements


  • Minimum of three years' experience with Oracle databases
  • Experience of Oracle 10, 11 and 12 standard, enterprise and additional features
  • Good working knowledge of Relational Database Management system tools SQL*Net, PL/SQL, SQL
  • Experience and hands on use of RAC, Clustering, Enterprise Manager and NetApp would be ideal
  • Sound knowledge of operating systems, specifically Linux (RHEL, SLES)
  • Knowledge of ODBC
  • Good understanding of a Client Server environment
  • Thirst for IT and the drive to learn new technologies not just in databases
  • Ability to work well under pressure within a team environment

Competencies and Skills Required

  • Strong and effective communicator
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Can demonstrate a high degree of being able to work on own initiative and motivation
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for the brand
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Numerical personality


  • Salary of up to £45,000 per annum
  • A real chance to progress, develop and learn new skills
  • Other company benefits:
    • 25 days annual leave
    • Company contributory pension plan
    • Cash back health care scheme
    • Life assurance
    • Salary exchange childcare vouchers
    • Car salary exchange scheme

For more information on this Oracle Database Administrator vacancy please contact our IT specialist Ellis Benjamin directly or send an email.

Interested in this Vacancy?

Call us on: 07743 925 242

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