Oracle Data Base Administrator

Development · Kent, Kent
Department Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Compensation DOE

Database Administrator (Oracle PL/SQL)

 

Digital Transformation has finally hit the Automotive Industry!

 

Despite technology revolutionising the future of ecommerce, the way we’ve bought and sold cars has largely remained the same for over three decades. Customers had no choice but to trek to their local car dealership to access the best vehicles and latest offers. But thanks to the Automotive Transformation Group, that is no longer the case!

 

With almost 50 years’ of combined industry experience, the Automotive Transformation Group is comprised of two internationally recognised brands – GForces and Autofutura. We are the first of our kind within the industry, creating more than just successful and user-friendly websites for car dealers and manufacturers. Our NetDirector® Suite delivers a seamless and omnichannel solution for all those within the sector who want to stand out from the evolving competition; offering state of the art technology and invaluable data insights to maximise vehicle sales!

 

Since completing this game-changing merger last summer, we are committed to creating new products, investing in new ventures and developing our teams to truly become a key innovator of change. There has never been a more exciting time to join us on this journey!


Overall Job Purpose / Role Purpose:


We are seeking an Oracle Database Administrator to join our growing engineering team.

As an Oracle Database Administrator, you will be an active member of the Engineering teams, responsible for helping to define and execute the company’s technological strategy and vision in line with our core principles of innovation, quality, and efficiency.

Working outside and alongside the agile product teams, development providers and service providers you will provide hands on support, direction, and mentoring. Involved in wider cross-team, departmental level strategy implementation and own technology sponsored initiatives.

 

The Senior Oracle DBA role is key in contributing to a team environment and culture that rewards collaboration, knowledge sharing and excellent relationship building. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take ownership of the support and maintenance of our Oracle Databases.
  • Ensure compliance with Oracle Licencing
  • Effectively communicate technical issues to business users.
  • Work with development to optimize the design and maintainability of our databases.
  • Work collaboratively with multiple stack holders.
  • Identifying and correct performance issues, reviewing systems and error logs, storage management, backups, job monitoring, optimization efforts, data integrity analysis and resolving database contention issues.
  • Take ownership of the Oracle Disaster Recovery process and ensure it meets company RTO/RPO objectives.
  • Ensure PII is secured against data breaches
  • Ensure seamless migration of schema changes from pre-production to production
  • Recommended ways of automating or improving the automation of frequently repeated/complex processes.
  • Review Oracle/Database best practices and recommend improvements
  • Mentor others to improve their skills.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Minimum of three years of experience with Oracle as a DBA
  • Strong, Demonstrable Oracle Database Administration and Support skills
  • Experience with Oracle Wallet and API Calls
  • Excellent performance tuning and optimization skills.
  • Solid experience with disaster recovery methods and capacity planning.
  • Experience with large database environments.
  • Experience with third party backup and monitoring tools.
  • Self-Motivated / Ability to work independently
  • Ability to juggle multiple conflicting tasks and responsibilities.


DESIREABLE SKILLS

  • One or more oracle Certifications
  • Knowledge of MySQL / PostgreSQL is a distinct advantage.
  • Linux/Unix Skills – Primarily RedHat/Centos based.


Salary

From £50k

 

Location

UK Remote

 

Department

Cloud Engineering

 

Position Reports To

Head of Cloud Engineering


BENEFITS

  • An opportunity to work with Oracle on AWS
  • 25 days holiday plus birthday off
  • Up to 5 additional days holiday for long service
  • Group pension plan
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity  
  • Regular socials and company events
  • Flexible hours
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Salary range



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  • Location
    Kent, Kent
  • Department
    Development
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Compensation
    DOE