Senior Oracle DBA

Up to £45,000 per annum
18 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

At CDL we are currently looking for an intermediate Senior Oracle DBA to come and join our team based in Stockport. You will receive a salary of up to £45,000 per annum.

CDL is one of the UK’s leading insurance software houses, employing over 600 people at its campus in Stockport. It has a strong track record in the high volume retail insurance sector, with clients including Ageas Retail, Swinton Insurance, Tesco Bank, iGO4 and John Lewis, to name a few. CDL has spearheaded developments in the aggregator, web and telematics space, including connected home, enrichment and self-service solutions. As a result, the company’s robust and innovative technologies have enabled its customers to thrive in the highly competitive UK insurance marketplace.

There is also a subsidised restaurant and a games room. We have built a collaborative and creative culture where we employ agile techniques to deliver our pace-setting applications. We like to work in small, focused groups so you are always learning from people around you and you feel a part of the success of each project you are involved with. If the chance to work across a wide range of database challenges excites you, we have some amazing opportunities waiting for you to explore.

About the Senior Oracle DBA role

If you eat, sleep and breathe databases…or you are just incredibly good at looking after them, then this is the role for you! Monitoring and supporting test and live databases, you will provide guidance to customers and colleagues, trouble-shooting any issues and identifying areas for improvement.

Automation is a key part of what we do; you will automate processes using Terraform. You will initially providing production and development support for Oracle Databases, the role will be expanding to cover MS-SQL databases in the near future, so we are looking for a fantastic all-rounder who is as confident advising the development teams on maximising investment in database technologies as they are working on auditing, archiving, backup and recovery issues.

What we’re looking for in our Senior Oracle DBA

This wide-reaching role brings a world of opportunity, so to knock our socks off you will need at least four years of Oracle DBA experience working in a Linux/Unix-based production or development environment.

Ideally a qualified Oracle Database Certified Professional (11g/12c), and we would be extra impressed if you had experience of some of the following: Oracle Enterprise Manager, RAC/RAC1, Oracle Dataguard/DB Visit, NetApp SMO and Microsoft SQL Server.

Demonstrable experience with Amazon Web Services is desirable, all we ask is an attitude to learn new technologies, and we will fully support you with training to do so.

Feel like putting your competition in the shade?

Then tell us about your experience of automating repetitive tasks (preferably using Shell Script, SQL and PL*SQL or other languages) and your expertise in Puppet and RunDeck...we are all ears. 

What we will offer you as our Senior Oracle DBA

- Work with the best in the business

- Flexible hours

- Shuttle bus to and from the station

- Subsidised restaurant

- 25 days holiday to start

- Social activities

- Dress down policy

- Tax free child care vouchers

- Life and health assurance

- Award nominated learning programmes

- Community projects

- Opportunities for career progression

If you would like to join the team as our new Senior Oracle DBA click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you.

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