Oracle Database Administrator

  • Weighbridge Rd, Shirebrook, Mansfield NG20, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Frasers Group are currently looking for an Oracle Database Administrator to join us at our Head Office in Shirebrook. We started as a small store in Maidenhead in 1982 and from there, grew to become a global powerhouse. We believe the higher the risk, the greater the reward. We’ve never been afraid to strive forward and change the way the industry operates, diversifying our portfolio and elevating stores. We’re not sitting back – there’s no room for hesitation. As a PLC with a £4bl turn over, this opportunity to grow your career in a fast paced and dynamic environment is one for the bold. 

Job Description

We are seeking a Database Administrator to join us in our growing Data Infrastructure and Engineering team. Currently consisting of individuals skilled in database infrastructure, administration, and development; and business intelligence; the data engineering team is fully responsible and accountable for provisioning, administrating, supporting, and maintaining data sources across the Group for any scenario.

As part of this role as an Oracle DBA you will conduct daily tasks such as:

  • Assisting in the Design, development, administration, performance monitoring, reporting, and tuning of our Oracle Instance
  • Management and maintenance of back-ups & recovery procedures
  • Reviewing and tuning SQL and PL/SQL code
  • Security and access control and management of documentation
  • Liaise with development team in the full development life cycle of database applications, develop technical specifications, coordinate, and conduct database design reviews
  • Assist in disaster recovery planning, testing and execution



Technical Skills and Abilities:

  • Good working knowledge of Oracle RDBMS platforms across multiple versions with production support experience in a multi-project environment
  • Maintenance, tracing, monitoring and performance tuning of validated Oracle production environments
  • Adherence to good Database Design principles and standards
  • PL/SQL development experience
  • Some experience with OEM, Oracle recovery, Oracle Diagnostics and Tuning Packs
  • Thorough understanding of Backup/Restore/ETL processes
  • Good working knowledge of job scheduling and monitoring tools
  • Qualifications
  • 3+ minimum years’ experience managing production Oracle environments

Core Competencies

  • Forward/Analytical Thinking
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a larger team
  • Excellent Communications skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to work in a dynamic agile environment

Desirable Skills/Capabilities

  • Microsoft SQL Server Database management experience
  • Experience with Business Intelligence platforms and alternative Database technologies (e.g. NoSQL).
  • Understanding of SAN technologies
  • Cloud Platform experience (Azure, AWS etc.)
  • Experience with Unix/Linux environments including containerisation
  • Experience hosting Oracle on Windows
  • A solid understanding of Virtualisation Technologies
  • Proficient in Scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, etc.)
  • OCA/OCP Qualifications

Additional Information

An opportunity like this at Frasers is for the fearless. The potential is massive, the experience unrivalled. To be able to make the most of it you need to live and breathe our principles: 

  • Think without limits and take the team with you 
  • Own it and back it 
  • Not hesitate and act with purpose 
  • Be commercial and customer-focused. 
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