Oracle Database Administrator Oracle Database Administrator …

DWP Digital
in Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Jul 21
GBP35301 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP Digital
in Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Jul 21
GBP35301 - GBP40666 per annum
Oracle Database Administrator: Up to £40,666, plus 27% pension As a Oracle Database Administrator you will apply and support performance monitoring and tuning for Oracle databases.

Infrastructure Engineer - Oracle Database Administrator: Salary up to £40,666, and 27% Pension contributions. Also offering flexible working, fantastic work/life balance with an excellent benefits package.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We make payments worth over £195bn a year and support over 22 million people every day. We're transforming the way we deliver our products and services, so that they work better for us and our users. We're using technology to create innovative solutions to unique problems.

We are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer to work with our team, to apply and support performance monitoring and tuning for Oracle databases.

As an Infrastructure Engineer:

  • you will deal with the day to day management, design and development of our Database infrastructure
  • You will be responsible for the operational stability, robustness and resilience of DWP's infrastructure solutions, and
  • You'll own the Infrastructure Development Lifecycle Process for database products, working and collaborating with digital experts as part of a multidisciplinary delivery team

Databases. Work. Payments.

You will be joining our Benefits Payment Systems team in DWP Digital where we have recently undergone a transition onto a new technical platform.

This transition has fundamentally changed the underpinning architecture to a modern platform and technical stack, which has created loads of opportunities for new ways of working.

You'll be part of a wider team working in the Technical Services Group (TSG) team.

The TSG team supports the environment needs of the Benefits Payments Team (including Application Development, Maintenance and Support) ensuring that the VMER applications can be supported and maintained for the duration of their lifespan.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?


The ideal candidate for this role will be able to demonstrate the following essential criteria:

  • Oracle Data Platforms
  • Data Platform - Design and Build
  • Data Centre Security, including security products and countermeasure techniques e.g. Firewalls, Server hardening
  • Product Design and Build
  • Operating systems, including Microsoft Windows and Redhat Linux

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us at our brilliant digital hub in Blackpool Find out more about our hubs here:

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £40,666, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, including flexi hours and flexi days so you can work in a way that works for you
  • Family friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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