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Oracle and SQL Server DBA

  • Version 1 Redditch

    Oracle and SQL Server DBA

    Department: Digital Development & Architecture

     

    Company Description

    We pledge "to prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses". We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver.

    We are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big and we hire great people. Version 1 are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies.

    Invest in us and we’ll invest in you; if you are driven, committed and up for a challenge, we want to meet you.

    Job Description

    At Version 1 our Mission is to prove IT can make a real difference. We do this every day and due to continued expansion we’re searching for like-minded individuals to help us ‘take it to the next level’.

    Version 1 is looking for an experienced consultant to join its Managed Services team. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of developing and supporting Database Server solutions for mid to enterprise level organisations. We are looking for an individual who enjoys a fast pace, can prioritise workload, and is eager to gain industry experience. You will have solid background in Microsoft and Oracle technologies. 

    This is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to progress their existing skills with a leading Microsoft Gold Partner and Oracle Platinum Partner working with cutting edge technologies.

    This exciting opportunity will see the candidate working within a team of experienced Oracle and SQL Server DBA/Developers, exercising and developing the wide range of necessary skills that distinguishes a rounded consultant:

    • The technical ability to problem solve complex issues.
    • The flexibility to move between clients, projects, technologies.
    • A collaborative team member.
    • Develops understanding of clients business, applications and users.
    • Effectively communicate technical issues to business users.
    • Ability to identify, recommend and implement continuous service improvements.
    • Client facing skills.
    Qualifications

    You will have:

    • SQL Server and Oracle Database Administration and Support.
    • Preparing the inventory, preparing and proving procedures, looking at pre-requisites, training and identifying the migration approach for migrations to be conducted.
    • Full migration lifecycle activities including, but not limited to detailed analysis, design, development, test, user acceptance test support and production implementation.
    • Identifying and correcting performance issues, reviewing systems and error logs, storage management, backups, job monitoring, optimization efforts, data integrity analysis and resolving database contention issues.
    • The migration of pre-production and production database services.
      Where application remediation is required, the migration of development and/or system test database services.
    • 2-5 years minimum Data base experience in Oracle and SQL Server environments.
    • Good performance tuning and optimization skills.
    • Solid experience with disaster recovery methods and capacity planning.
    • Worked in a large database environments.
    • Some data modelling experience.
    • Experience with third party backup and monitoring tools.
    • Oracle and SQL Server clustering, replication and log shipping an advantage.
    • Knowledge of indexes, index management, partitioning and statistics
    • T-SQL, SQL, SSIS Oracle RDBMS 12c Oracle RAC Red Hat Linux skills would be good to have.
    • Mix of DBA and Developer skills an advantage.
    • Ability to work under pressure, handle complex change and prioritize key activities.

    … and you’ll be able to provide evidence and examples of where you have demonstrated these skills in the past. If so, we’d love to speak with you.

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