Oracle DBA - perm

London (East)
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
29 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Oracle DBA Location - Canary Wharf £40-50k bonus & benefits Truphone is one of the leading pioneers in the mobile industry, and we’re changing the way people communicate internationally. The role is primarily to manage and support our Oracle database estate and to liaise with the development and systems teams to prevent production outages and improve stability and performance. Responsibilities: Ensuring the highest possible server uptime as required in a 24/7 international business Liaising with the development team and external suppliers to design new and improve existing aspects of the DB schema Writing, testing and executing maintenance on the DB schemas Support for the applications and development teams during deployments Liaising with the Infrastructure Team to discuss new hardware requirements where needed as well as specific changes required to new systems when they are deployed to make them suitable DB servers Developing and documenting best practices for server development, access and security Providing support in the event of DB outages Implementing and running load testing scripts and procedures Monitoring server load and liaising with the systems team to plan for upgrades in a timely fashion Ensuring integrity of data and backups Liaising with the Business Intelligence team, keeping them aware of schema and data changes Documenting standard operating procedures for regular DB maintenance and changes and liaising with our Operations team to handover the responsibility for running them where appropriate, or to rewrite them into a format that they can utilise safely Skills & Experience: Database Administration; Database Tuning; Database Monitoring; Database Security A strong working knowledge or Oracle and a good working knowledge of at least one other. Currently supported systems are: MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle, MongoDB A minimum of 3-5 years working on production grade servers/services Experience of Oracle Data Guard Experience using Oracle Enterprise Manager Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills Excellent knowledge of database design, tuning, security, backup, archiving and recovery techniques Hands on experience of the setup and use of DB monitoring and analysis software Knowledge of PCI security and compliance Able to prioritize and execute tasks from multiple workflows in a high-pressure environment Self motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail. Excellent salary package on offer £40-50k plus bonus and other benefits. Please email your CV to us at Truphone. NO agencies please. We work very closely with only agreed suppliers and will not accept any CVs from any 3rd parties. About us: At Truphone, we’ve built the first mobile network without country borders. Based on advanced technology and patented innovations our network connects over 200 countries with one single unified global infrastructure, providing our customers an outstanding mobile experience around the world. Our customers can even stay connected with multiple international numbers on a single SIM, so their contacts can reach them on a number that’s local to them, wherever they are in the world. It doesn’t end thereour plans offer an extensive bundle of minutes, texts and data, which can be used in 66 countries. And our award-winning global Customer Service Team is always ready to help, around the world and around the clock, in multiple languages. Our innovative product portfolio also includes specialist applications, such as Truphone Mobile Recording, which records, encrypts and stores calls and SMS messages seamlessly and securely, without any impact to the user experience. Headquartered in London, Truphone has 10 offices across four continents and continues to expand globally. Our clients include FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies across multiple sectors, including five of the world’s eight largest banks. This job was originally posted as