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Oracle/IFS Database Administrator

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  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £450.00 per day

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 months

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Job Purpose:

To work within the DBA team to deliver an Oracle, Apex & IFS Upgrade.

1. Installation of Oracle 19c, Apex 20.1

2. Creation and refresh of Development and UAT Databases.
3. To work with the 3rd Party to upgrade the IFS Application (Apps 10)
4. To work with the upgrade project team and project manager to deliver the project requirements in line with the project plan.
5. To support technical architects in the design process.
6. To work closely with the Network & Server Infrastructure teams to ensure all access and inter system connectivity requirements are satisfied while complying with company security requirements.

This role will be focused on the Oracle environment however, MS SQL experience is desirable.

Major Tasks and Activities:

The role demands a Database Administrator (DBA with a minimum of 5 years' experience who will be accountable for:

* Install Oracle Software and build Databases as required in live with Design documents and standards.
* Maintain Database environments to agreed standards
* Ensure all Babcock IS supported Database platforms operate within agreed performance criteria
* Maintain the Operational and Technical Integrity of all Live Database Environments
* Support Technical architects in design process
* Maintain operational and technical documentation to an agreed standard

Person Specification

Qualification and Experience:
* Formal database training and qualifications in Oracle (MS SQL desirable)
* Minimum of 5 years' experience as an Oracle DBA

Technical & Specialist Knowledge

* Experience of Oracle versions 10,11,12 and 19c
o Installation, Configuring, Patching
o Standalone and RAC
o DataGuard
* Experience Oracle Linux 5 - 7.5 and later
o Installation, Configuring, Patching
* Experience of Oracle Apex 10.1
* Experience of Oracle Cloud Control 13c
* Oracle OVM experience is desirable.
* Experience of IFS (ERP) Apps 7 to Apps 10 desirable
* Knowledge of Microsoft SQL 2008 - 2019 desirable.
* Experience of operational running of multi database infrastructure
* Understanding of IT Management processes