Oracle Database Advisor - Northern Ireland

Date Opened: Aug 3, 2019

Location: United Kingdom

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

 

Think Technology- Think Allstate

We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.

You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.

You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.

You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.

 

Location

 

Belfast

 

 

Job Description

 

We are pleased to announce an opening within the Information Services Group for an Oracle Database Advisor

This position will be as a Database Advisor within the global Oracle DBA team that provides Database solutions to the Allstate Enterprise.

 

 

Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):

 

  • Liaise and support relevant application groups for database related issues / queries.
  • Lead major project efforts to determine technical scope and execution plan that align with the requirements of the project.
  • Lead incident reviews, troubleshoot Oracle issues, and perform health checks / quality reviews
  • Perform ongoing performance analysis, tuning and optimization
  • Automate redundant / recurring database tasks
  • Provide mentoring to other DBAs and act as escalation
  • Support initiatives within the CompoZed labs

 

Essential Criteria

 

  • Must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa or Tier 2 visa and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment. EU candidates must also demonstrate they are eligible to take up UK employment post-Brexit.
  • Have a minimum 5 Years’ experience as an Oracle DBA
  • Experience managing risks & issues
  • Stakeholder Management (including negotiating with Senior Leadership)

 

Desirable Criteria

 

  • Experience of Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of shell scripting e.g. Linux / Unix Managing risks & issues
  • Knowledge or experience devops practices

 

Closing Date: Tuesday 20th August 2019

 

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:

 

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.