Senior Oracle DBA

Category: Database Administration
City: Bridgend, Wales - South West Wales, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0320-1994
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

If you have a sixth sense for data science, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK that needs the talents of people who are at home analysing, managing, designing and predicting complex datasets and breathing life into AI systems.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times. As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.


Your future duties and responsibilities

We’re currently looking for a Senior Database Administrator who will deploy, operate and maintain both internal and client databases from small development systems through to mission critical production systems. The position sits within a team of specialist DBA's who work collaboratively across all technology groups and your duties and responsibilities will include:

Monitoring database performance and suggesting and implementing improvements

Supporting and maintaining Oracle databases across dev/test to production

Taking a proactive approach to database patching - impact, test and apply Oracle database patches

Database version upgrades

Backup and recovery procedures

Reacting to and resolving high severity incidents

Resolving problems and performing RCA

Automation of repetitive administration and build tasks

Capacity and Configuration Management

Developing and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders

Supporting the development of our junior team members.

We work with and support our clients 24x7, 365, meaning there is a requirement for some out of hours working. The team provides this cover on a rotational basis and you will be added to the rota following your onboarding.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

You will have demonstrable experience supporting development through to production databases with exposure to a number of Oracle database versions. Fusion Middleware and/or eBusiness technology experience is desirable.

Being a specialist grade position, you will possess a solid understanding of the core elements of database administration such as backup and recovery, patching, monitoring, systems tuning and capacity management with a working knowledge of more advanced features such as RAC, ASM and dataguard replication.

You must either hold, or be willing and able to be Security cleared to SC level or higher.

Please note; in some instances, we will expect to see the recruitment process lengthened, with interviewing and hiring taking place at a later date. Please be assured that if you apply for this role, your interest will be registered and we will be in touch soon to discuss your application further


What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.