Oracle Database Administrator

London, UK
Salary 35000 - 40000 SALARY
30 Oct 2020
27 Nov 2020
Jonathan Evans
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Join us as an Oracle Administrator with the Bank of England*

(London, Full-time, Permanent)

*We are keen to hear from recent Graduates or individuals ready for a career within this field


At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, Education, Transport, Health, Life and Pensions, Insurance, Banking and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever ??? and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.



The Bank has a requirement for an experienced Oracle Administrator to join the Infrastructure Group which is involved in the standards, development and maintenance of a number of systems across the organisation. The resource would work under Linux and Database team structure reporting to the Team Leader/Service Owner Working on a Mixture of BAU/Continuous Improvement /Project works.

The successful candidate will be assigned to BAU, tickets Incidents and Work Orders, BAU Improvements and projects work on a rotation basis as needed.  BAU will be primary focus for a period to gain understanding of the estate, including any support of the daily meetings and service management support around any service impacting tickets.

Candidates must have experience of administering oracle 11g, 12c and 19c ??? Dataguard would be an advantage. 

The work will be mixed and varied and will include working closely with other Infrastructure teams, infrastructure team leaders, and application support teams. There may be a requirement to cover an on-call rota, working evenings or weekends

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

    Database administration & supportInvestigate SCOM alerts for oracle databasesOn Call support as neededDB patching according to patching cycleAutomation of routine tasks as well as handover of application administration tasks to relevant teamsDatabase migrationsProblem Solve complex issues & IT problems


    Solid background of experience in Oracle administration Strong experience of installing, configuring and administering Oracle databases using best practicesExperience of working and configuration of servers using CIS standardsProven track record in administration within a highly professional environmentProcess DocumentationOracle 1 experienceSolid experience of utilising dataguard


    Experience of working with a Migration environmentExposure to Cloud and use of Oracle/AzureExcellent technical skills, good analytical, problem management and interpersonal skillsAbility to work successfully under pressure. They must be dedicated to the tasks undertaken and be committed to providing a quality, reliable and efficient service to the stakeholders. Demonstrated structured approach to work as well as being able to deal with people professionally at all levelsExcellent customer facing skills for liaison with application database owners and end business usersOracle 19c knowledge

Please note successful applicants will be expected to go through vetting and Security Clearance

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application

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