PSR15155 Oracle Database Technician Job, Manchester

Role: Oracle Database Technician

Contract Length: 6 months

Location: Manchester

IR35: out of scope

Salary: £450-500

Minimum Requirement: combined SQLDBA

Security Clearance: Valid SC

CV Deadline: Thurs 5pm

Interview Process: 2 stage interview – telephone first


Purpose of Position The Database Administrator will be expected to manage multiple changes of backend IT systems, engagement with various parties including third-party application providers, subject matter experts, business users and testers. The project stands within a wider Datacentre programme with a designated Project Manager to report to.

Key Responsibility Areas

* System change and migration

* Infrastructure relocation

* Recording the current mode of operation of systems

* Creating system migration proposals with internal SME assistance and Software Supplier input

* Supplier relationship management

* Create System and UAT plans

* Liaising with system owners and users to agree system downtimes and testing

* Update system catalogue information with details of new configuration

* Risk and Issue management, recording dependencies and system links

* Oversee testing process and validation

* Create proposals and provide progress updates to direct report

Minimum Requirements

* Oracle database server administration (versions 8-11), Oracle web application server administration (version 10), Windows Server, Red Hat 2.6, Solaris 8

* Experience administering high-availability solutions, disaster recovery and diagnostics

* Must have knowledge of VMwarevirtualisation

* System migration experience

* Experience working with various parties including third-party application providers, subject matter experts, business users and testers.

* Demonstrable experience in developing and delivering service migration solutions on time and on budget

* An ability to document solution components in a timely manner while ensuring acceptable level of detail, data integrity, and accountability

* In depth Knowledge and hands-on experience of migration methods for critical solutions and capacity planning

* Must have knowledge and experience of service migration project lifecycle and methodologies as well as the tools used for migrations.

* The ability to Identify and quantifying technical risk and advice on strategies to mitigate them

* Good understanding of licensing models, licence footprints, license harvesting and re-use

* Demonstrable technical consulting experience in the IT industry

* Flexibility around working locations (Manchester area) and multiple sites, working hours and weekend commitments

Preferred Requirements

* Candidates should have a good breadth of IT knowledge gained from experience in significant roles.

* An ability to advise and interact with all levels of client management, users, system SMEs and wider project team

* Proven history of creating detailed system documentation

* Full UK driving licence

Job posted in:


  • Manchester (Greater Manchester, England)
    Job Location
  • £450 - £500 per day
    Job Salary/Pay Rate
  • Contract
    Employment Type
  • 6 months
    Contract Job Duration
  • Senior
    Job Level

  • Job Category