Infrastructure Database Support – Oracle

An overview of the role

Job Title: L2/L3 Oracle Database Admin
Discipline Managed Services, IMS
Business Unit: DSS    
Location Highlands
Working Pattern: Full Time (will involve some out of hours work)

Role Requirements:

1.    Strong Database Administration skills.
2.    Professional experience with Oracle, MSSQL, PostgreSQL and MySQL
3.    Cloud experience, ideally.
4.    A professional track record with at least two DB technologies

Why this role

Database Administration to include:
⦁    Focusing on scalability, integrity, performance, availability, security, monitoring and troubleshooting of core DB clusters
⦁    Owning core database clusters in Production as well as on a wide range of technologies
⦁    Reporting into the Operations Manager and working alongside the Senior DBA 
⦁    Space Management
⦁    Oracle schema object sizing.
⦁    Monitor data block organisation.
⦁    Monitor physical storage and contention.
⦁    Monitor tablespace utilization
⦁    Performance monitoring & tuning of production databases to include:
⦁    Memory usage.
⦁    Physical I/O tuning. 
⦁    Lock monitoring.
⦁    Database resource utilization.
⦁    Checks will be performed by Oracle DBA’s include
⦁    Alert log.
⦁    Backup status.
⦁    Database free space.
⦁    Backup of Control files for database recovery
⦁    Performance tuning ratios
⦁    Check Invalid objects
⦁    Check Listener process
⦁    System House keeping, to include:
⦁    Monitor build-up of trace files.
⦁    Monitor growth of alert logs.
⦁    Purge log and trace files, which are no longer required.
⦁    Database Monitoring
⦁    Cache (Buffer Cache, Library Cache, Dictionary Cache)  hit/miss ratios
⦁    Backup & recovery to include:
⦁    Point in time database recovery, using on-line redo logs.
⦁    Provide advice during database restoration following a crash or media failure.
⦁    Monitor Archive log retention period for database recoverability and highlight issues / limitations.
⦁    Ensure database changes are reflected into the backup strategy.
⦁    Ensure consistent backups are taken according to the services backup schedule. These may include:
⦁    Physical Hot backups
⦁    Physical Cold backups
⦁    Logical exports.

⦁    Oracle upgrades to include:

⦁    Apply approved Oracle Software releases as required.
⦁    Apply approved Oracle Software patches as required.
⦁    Database structure amendments to Production, Test and development databases for major releases.

⦁    Miscellaneous

⦁    Shared pool usage
⦁    Customized DBMS_JOBS running
⦁    Logical I/O on the database
⦁    SAR on the database server
⦁    Locks on the database
⦁    Sessions and session queries 
⦁    Monitor database availability issues
⦁    Monitor on-line and archived log file usage
⦁    Monitor roll-back segment usage
⦁    EARS call handling for Oracle DBA team
⦁    Change handling for Oracle DBA team
⦁    Participate in implementation planning
⦁    Export & Import data between production and test instances as required

⦁    Document, review and maintain the SQL Server support procedures 

Why us?

While we’re a global consultancy, we’re made up of supportive, close-knit communities.  Everyone wants to get the best solutions for our customers and create the best working environment.

Potential is just as important to us as having the required skills. If you have the right mindset, we might be able to provide you with bespoke training.  So, if you’re not sure you have all the skills you need, but you’re still passionate about the role, please apply and we’ll see if we can support you.


Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organisations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.



Posted on:

April 27, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time


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