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Oracle Database Administrator

Location:
Cheltenham
Company:
General Electric

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Essential Responsibilities

Oracle Database Administrator supporting high availability RAC databases
Implementation & support of cluster grid infrastructure using ASM on RHEL with thin provisioned SAN storage
Build and support of encrypted databases using Oracle TDE encryption
Administration of databases in an Oracle Data Vault secured configuration
Daily operational duties related to Database backups and development of backup scripts
Administration of databases via Oracle Enterprise Manager
Administration of user accounts and Oracle database white glove end user support
Support databases through grid infrastructure monitoring and housekeeping scripts, including Linux shell scripting
P1 priority database support
Drive proactive patching plans to apply Oracle patching
Maintain and apply current knowledge of Oracle databases; keep abreast of new and emerging related technologies
Support team deliverables; clearly recognized as a subject matter expert for Oracle databases

Role Summary/Purpose

Reporting to Senior Manager for Risk & Compliance, this role is for an Oracle database administrator, liaising directly with the application administrators and Senior leadership. Role requires a self-motivated individual capable of supporting and monitoring Oracle databases, identifying potential problems and pro-actively driving the best resolution.

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor\u0027s Degree in Software Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology Engineering, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent work experience
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) qualified or equivalent training experience

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be willing to work out of Cheltenham, UK site

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf

UK Security Clearance (SC) is required and must be maintained for this role.
Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements for UK Security Clearance are not eligible for this role on grounds of national security. If UK Security Clearance is not obtained, any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security.

Desired Characteristics

Strong communication skills, working across technical teams including technical 3rd parties and senior managers
Self-motivated, able to work independently
Proven problem resolution skills through technology
Ability to manage multiple priorities across the technology stack
Ability to identify, quantify and resolve technical problems
Recent experience of Oracle 12.1 RAC on RHEL 6, with TDE and Data Vault
Practical knowledge of legacy Oracle releases including 8.1, 9.2, 10.2 and 11.2 on Microsoft Windows and Solaris
Substantial technical experience across Computing and Infrastructure industry
Experience with implementing database solutions in enterprise level Data Centres
Experienced of working in ITIL controlled environment

About Us

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re
manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation
teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest
problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in
research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our
culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber
talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products
or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re
passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and
advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for
generations to come.

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