Oracle Database Engineer
The Oracle Database Engineer will provide production and development support for LSEG database applications. This includes designing, developing and implementing database systems with advanced automation tools in accordance with industry best practices.
The Oracle Database Engineer will design and document strategies for backup and recovery, performance analysis, database clustering, and data management.
The Oracle Database Engineer will also be responsible for database connectivity using ODBC, JDBC or vendor specific architectures, provide user and developer assistance, and also be a point of escalation.
Develop and maintain database build standards including security to industry standards, patching and high availability;
Monitor and manage database resources to ensure optimum performance;
Document and manage database server procedures such as backup and restore, upgrades and disaster recovery procedures;
Undertake maintenance and upgrades, generally out of normal business hours including weekends;
Provide database design support to development projects;
Performance tuning and diagnostics, query plan analysis and the use of AWR / ASH / ADDM;
Review database application code and advise accordingly;
Manage and maintain the source code control system for the database objects;
Assist Unix administrators as necessary to support applications that use the databases, e.g. Weblogic Application Server, Apache server;
Participate in the support shift cover 8am to 6pm and be available for on-call service. Shift cover will mean that you perform tasks that may be outside of the normal responsibilities;
Develop and maintain a strategy for database management to include both manual procedures/spot checks and automated alerts;
Assist IT Security in maintaining an appropriate database security policy. Evaluate and implement applications to 'police' adherence to policy;
Have experience in supporting business critical applications and servers in a multi data center/multisite environment. In particular the jobholder will have experience in the following areas:
Extensive experience in ORACLE 10g, 11g, 12c, 19c database administration, RAC, ASM / ACFS, Data Guard, Exadata, PL/SQL, RMAN, Oracle Enterprise Manager, APEX (Application Express), Solaris X86 and Sparc, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Grid Infrastructure / Database Patching and Upgrades.
Experience of working in the finance/banking sector would be an advantage;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at both business and technical level;
Excellent problem solving skills, able to think clearly under pressure and across technology boundaries;
The ability to plan and manage work and present a clear list of tasks and time frames to management;
Understanding of ITIL Service Framework;
High Availability and Disaster Recovery;
Experience with Public Cloud: AWS / Microsoft Azure;
Familiarity with monitoring products such as DataDog;
DevOps and CI / CD Tools: Bitbucket, GitLab, Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform
Experience with Delphix, Python, Perl scripting, Control-M, ServiceNow, Distributed Transactions, Data Warehousing, Other database technologies such as SQL Server (2008 - 2019), Sybase ASE (15 - 16), PostgreSQL, MySQL Experience in Citrix, Web Development would also be an advantage.
We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios. If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career.
We maximise each employee's potential through personal development through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe in remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:
- 25 days' holiday per year
- Share Purchase Plan
- Private Medical Insurance
- Dental Coverage
- Life insurance
- Pillar 3 Private Pension Plan
- Meal Vouchers
- Flexible Benefits
- Volunteering Events
- Team Buildings
At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise - and our purpose. You'll be part of an organisation of over 25,000 people, spanning 70 countries. We recognise the individual perspectives each of our colleagues brings, and our diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths. In supporting collaboration and creativity and encouraging new ideas across a diverse and inclusive workforce, we can improve how we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.
LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.
We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
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