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Athena Recruiting Services Ltd

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Oracle Database Administrator - SQLNet/Net8/LINUX/ODBC

Posted by Athena Recruiting Services Ltd on 11.23.2017
Job ID: 1165417
Location: Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
Job Category: Information Technology, Telecommunications
Salary: £45,000.00 per year
Job Views: 2900
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Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 11.23.2017

Job Description

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 within MSXI
  • 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.

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