|Number of vacancies||1|
|Location||Blackpool, Manchester & Newcastle|
|Salary||up to £50, 984|
A brilliant Civil Service pension with employer contributions up to 10%, generous annual leave, flexible working, great work life balance and lots more.
|Closing date||5 February 2020|
No two days are the same as an Oracle E-Business Suite DBA. There is a real opportunity here to impact and input into the shaping of the live environment, business-as-usual and quality of service output delivered. You’ll be a part on one of the biggest transformation programmes in Europe, providing services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in citizens’ lives.
In BPDTS Ltd you will be part of an organisation responsible for the delivery of digital platforms and services, real-time analytics and flexible infrastructure, providing secure and resilient services to DWP. Joining an innovative, supportive, and fast growing community of skilled digital professionals you will work in agile and creative ways to improve public services, with the power to make a difference to the lives of 22 million UK citizens.
You and your role
This is no ordinary Oracle DBA role. This is an opportunity to impact the design, proof of concept, patching, maintenance of database and build of environments. The scale of our enterprise is enormous, boasting the management of an estate of over 800 databases; supporting business critical databases, test environments, production, pre-production, disaster recovery, performing relational database management, even branching out into DevOps Cloud.
It’s a role with great scope and variety, and you’ll also take care of day-to-day management of ORACLE E-Business Suite in both a core / application DBA capacity, user administration and audit user activity, performance tuning, monitoring and event management, Managing and controlling Security, root cause analysis.
Other database experience would be considered but, honestly, ORACLE E-Business Suite skills are really what we’re looking for. In return you’ll be inducted into a network of Database Administrators who share, develop and build our bespoke knowledge management systems (also highly valued externally) with lots of training and development opportunities, and chances to segue into other parts of our agile ecosystem (e.g Devops and SRE roles)
What skills and experience are we looking for?
•Experience of managing multiple RDBMS on large systems.
•Working knowledge of a Oracle E-Business Suite in both a core / application DBA capacity.
•Proven experience in providing Level 2 Database support on Oracle Databases.
•Experience of working in a team that delivers a high availability service and showing:
– Strong analytical & problem-solving skills.
– Proactive nature.
– Strong interpersonal & organisation skills.
– Ability to work in a disciplined environment to meet challenging deadlines.
•Practical experience in monitoring and tuning a database to provide a high availability service.
•Working knowledge of ITIL Processes.
•Experience of working in an IT Live Support environment.
Where will you work?
BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital’s community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them.
Each of our hubs is a modern, vibrant workplace that was designed for and by members of our digital community. Our central hubs have the best of the city on the doorstep, and we have a range of facilities across the sites from cafes, coffee shops and restaurants, to ping pong, a swimming pool, gym facilities and loads more. Get in touch to learn more about what we offer in your preferred location.
Our team provides 24×7 on-call cover on a rota basis and the successful candidate would be expected to join the rota after an initial training period
We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.
What is our offer?
- We’ll reward you with a very competitive salary of up to £50,984
- You will be eligible for a pension with employer contributions of up to 10%
- We can offer you a performance-related annual bonus of up to 10%
- We’ll help you balance your life and work
- We’ll give you a generous leave allowance, with the option to buy and sell extra days
- Learning, development, leadership coaching and mentoring and career progression.
We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package – including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks – which can be tailored to your lifestyle.
Hit APPLY for more information and to continue your application on our careers page. There you will also find candidate pack with more information, which you can download by clicking the ‘Candidate Information Pack’ button.
You’ll need to register (you can use your LinkedIn profile) and then complete a short application form where you’ll upload a CV.
If you have any questions or you want to discuss this opportunity please contact me via Mimi.Enefiok@dwp.gov.uk