Senior Oracle DBA

Job Details

Lancashire county council are looking for an Senior Oracle DBA to contribute and deliver against strategic initiatives of both the Digital Service and LCC through the delivery of small to large scale projects, meeting challenging deadlines.


  •  provide Oracle database administration expertise.

• sof tware installation, patching and upgrades, backup, recovery and ensuring maximum service availability of the database estate.

• security, hardening, compliance, risk and capacity management of the database estate on the OCI platform.

• undertake performance diagnostics & tuning.

• work closely with the Principal Engineer/Designer for databases and the project management community to ensure delivery of agreed solutions and maintenance of existing services.

• work closely with the Principal Engineer/Designer ensuring that strategic initiatives are delivered, and best practice standards are embedded within the design process.

• drive efficiencies and cost-savings through continuous improvement of people, process and technology

. • ensure that customer aspirations & requirements are the driving force behind everything we do.

• represent the Digital Service at all levels and attend customer meetings. About you

• in-depth knowledge of Oracle Database (version 19c Enterprise Edition) and associated technologies on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

• Substantial experience of designing and implementing highly available, performant and secure database solutions that are aligned to availability and disaster recovery strategies

. • Experience of management tools, utilising OCI event and monitoring service, database system monitoring (OEM), administration, compliance and capacity planning

• Experience of Data Guard

• Experience of Oracle upgrades and database migrations. Experience of Linux operating system and Oracle RU patching in OCI.

• Oracle Forms and Reports

payrate £27.84 umbrella