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SQL / Oracle Technician

Glasgow, Scotland

Posted on 20th June 2019
Salary/Rate Up to £35000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Our Ref SO200619

About this job
We have an exciting opportunity for a SQL / Oracle Technician based in Glasgow.
Our client is one of the leading financial services employers in the region at present and they are looking for a SQL / Oracle Technician on a permanent basis.

In this role you will…

Work with project teams to deliver Oracle and MS SQL Server databases.
Support and problem solve on all Live production databases alongside databases utilised for testing.
Keep knowledge current with Oracle and MS SQL Server Database Technologies.
Be open about learning and supporting other technologies
Our work is highly specialised, high profile and fast paced, so you will be expected to self-manage in a professional and proactive manner in conjunction with your Manager who will assign your tasks.

The role is all about…

Thinking "outside the box" to
Supporting live service through proactive identification of risk, swift resolution of live issues and proposing appropriate fixes/improvements for future
Working closely with Infrastructure Designers and Project Managers to ensure solutions meet the organisation's strategic needs
Collaborating with internal and external parties in order to provide excellent customer service
Improving our processes through process automation, innovation and continuous improvement.

We need you to have…

A positive "can-do" attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
Strong technical background and decision-making skills
Ability to work on own initiative and take responsibility for team deliverables
Clear evidence of ability to prioritise multiple activities in a rapidly changing environment
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
ITIL Service Management awareness (Change, Incident & Problem Management processes)

We would like you to have...

An understanding and experience supporting Oracle (10g, 11g and 12c)
Experience supporting Microsoft SQL Server Environments (2008 R2, 2012, 2014 and 2016)
Experience maintaining Oracle Data Guard
Experience of using Oracle Cloud Control
Knowledge of Flashback Technology
Exposure to Oracle RMAN backup and Recovery processes
Oracle Tuning and Optimisation skills
Production Support experience
Linux, AIX, and Solaris Operating System Experience

If you are interested in the role please send you CV to

For further details, contact James Taylor on 0131 473 7044 or e-mail