Oracle DBA – Financial Services – REF 1102

October 18, 2023
Cheshire, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Job Type
£50,000 - £55,000
Work Hours
9AM - 5pm - 1 Hour Lunch
Database Administation
Financial Services
OCP - Not essential
Oracle DBA
Contact number
0113 299 0570
25 Days Holidays increases with services / Life Assurance x 3 / Pension (10% Non Cont)
Additional Benefits
Bonus (Personal Performance / Hybrid Working (3/2)
North West


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a team player to join our Financial Services client during an exciting period of growth. We are looking for an Oracle DBA to work within the dedicated database team. An investor in People (IIP) organisation who commit to high performance through good people management and strong company culture. This means there is a focus on clearly defined set of core values, and they encourage a sense of individual ownership and talent development whilst fostering team spirit and career progression.

We are looking for an Oracle Database Administrator to work within the dedicated IT team in the North West and this role will report to the IT Systems Manager.

About the role 

This role will be responsible for managing and administering all of the organisation’s databases including the Windows and Linux platforms they are running on. Responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor database systems to ensure environments are stable and available.
  • Perform maintenance operations on Oracle databases to ensure efficient database operations.
  • Backups, migrations, and restorations of Oracle databases, including Oracle APEX applications.
  • Recover corrupted or lost data in test and production systems from backups.
  • Develop, manage and test database and IS backups and recovery plans, ensuring written processes are in place.
  • Analyse/manage capacity & performance of Oracle application databases, liaising with application developers.
  • Promote / maintain data security and compliance for Oracle databases to meet compliance.
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies that support data applications.
  • Maintenance of operational systems may be required outside of normal business hours.

About you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Logical thinker with a strong ability to problem solve.
  • The ability to work under own initiative and to strict deadlines.
  • Meticulous in approach.
  • A good team player able to motivate, direct and effectively lead the team.
  • Ability to communicate both effectively, clearly and professionally both within the team and with staff at all levels in the organisation.
  • Ability to operate effectively / systematically under pressure in recovery and failover scenarios.
  • An understanding of business and compliance processes.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities Organised and able to prioritise and plan own work to deliver to agreed standards.

Technical requirement:

  • Oracle 12c or above database experience.
  • Oracle enterprise manager maintenance and implementation
  • Oracle WebLogic maintenance and implementation
  • Knowledge of computer networks / protocols, including Windows & Linux operating systems and shell scripting
  • Performance tuning & optimization skills
  • RMAN Backup and Recovery

Why join IT?

IT development enables you as an individual to play a key role to embrace both new and existing technologies in a creative and innovative manner, to further enhance the platform. The team work hard to collaborate and assist colleagues to provide the very best customer experience.


  • Hybrid Working (3 / 2)
  • Pension (10% Non. Cont.)
  • Life Assurance x 3
  • Bonus Scheme (Personal Performance Related)
  • Sponsored Training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mentoring Scheme
  • Company Events & Awards
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Dress down Friday & Friday breakfast.
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