Oracle Database Administrator

Oracle Database Administrator

Location/Dept: Manchester/GMP

CV deadline: 23/5 at 1700

We are looking for a Database Administrator to manage multiple changes of back end IT systems & engagement with various parties including third-party application providers, subject matter experts, business users and testers.

Ideally you will have knowledge of Policing systems.

Minimum Requirements



* Oracle database server administration (versions 8-11), Oracle web application server administration (version 10), Windows Server, Red Hat 2.6, Solaris 8


* Experience administering high-availability solutions, disaster recovery and diagnostics


* Must have knowledge of VMware virtualisation


* System migration experience preferably in Policing services


* Experience working with various parties including third-party application providers, subject matter experts, business users and testers.


* Demonstrable experience in developing and delivering service migration solutions on time and on budget


* An ability to document solution components in a timely manner while ensuring acceptable level of detail, data integrity, and accountability


* In depth Knowledge and hands-on experience of migration methods for critical solutions and capacity planning


* Must have knowledge and experience of service migration project lifecycle and methodologies as well as the tools used for migrations.


* The ability to Identify and quantifying technical risk and advice on strategies to mitigate them


* Good understanding of licensing models, licence footprints, license harvesting and re-use


* Demonstrable technical consulting experience in the IT industry


* Flexibility around working locations (Manchester area) and multiple sites, working hours and weekend commitments


* Knowledge of Policing systems


* Full UK driving licence

Preferred Requirements



* Candidates should have a good breadth of IT knowledge gained from experience in significant roles.


* An ability to advise and interact with all levels of client management, users, system SMEs and wider project team


* Proven history of creating detailed system documentation

Key Responsibility Areas



* System change and migration


* Infrastructure relocation


* Recording the current mode of operation of systems


* Creating system migration proposals with internal SME assistance and Software Supplier input


* Supplier relationship management


* Create System and UAT plans


* Liaising with system owners and users to agree system downtimes and testing


* Update system catalogue information with details of new configuration


* Risk and Issue management, recording dependencies and system links


* Oversee testing process and validation


* Create proposals and provide progress updates to direct report

The project stands within a wider Datacentre programme with a designated Project Manager to report to.

As well as the experience required above you will have the necessary qualifications, skills & experience to take control of this requirement from its inception to its completion.

If you meet the experience required above please call/mail me asap for more information.

Thank you.




  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Rate: 450-500 Per Day Ltd
  • Location: Manchester, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: Number 8 Resourcing Ltd
  • Contact: James Christie
  • Tel: 02087472161
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: P15155Man
  • Posted: 2019-05-21 17:28:05 -

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