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Applications Support Analyst

Walsh Employment
Reading or Bridgend
£50-60K plus extensive benefits package
Closing date
9 Jul 2022
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Voted by staff and customers as one of the best places to work in the UK and a Top 100 employer; our client is a global Tier 1 consultancy involved in leading cutting-edge commercial projects to public service transformation throughout the UK. We are looking for an Oracle Applications Support Analyst to join their successful, stable, and growing team.

The Company considers employees as highly valued members of the business and offer an extensive benefits package plus fantastic progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national, or global scale.


Applications Support Analyst (Oracle)


Reading or Bridgend

£50-60K plus extensive benefits package


Due to the secure nature of this work all applicants will be required to gain UK Security Clearance to at least SC level. You must have been resident in the UK for at least the last 5 years and cannot have been outside the UK for more than 28 days on any one occasion within this time.


To be successful in this role:

You will have thorough experience as an Oracle PL/SQL Developer, Applications Support Analyst or DBA. Good knowledge of PL/SQL is a must; and exposure to Oracle partitioning, RAC, Dataguard and RMAN would be advantageous. The database is Oracle 11g running on Unix. Suitable training can be provided and Oracle Certification would be encouraged.

This position would suit either an experienced PL/SQL Developer/Support Analyst who would like exposure to Oracle Database Administration; or as an all-round Oracle database specialist who does not mind a challenge and would like to work on a large programme that has a positive impact on safeguarding UK Citizens.


Position summary:

Our client is looking for an Oracle Applications Support Analyst to join their team. You can choose whether to be based out of offices in Reading or Bridgend. There may be occasional paid evening and weekend work for support activities as required.


Job role and responsibilities:

As an Applications Support Analyst you will provide application support and Database Administration to our key clients on a VLDB with multiple partitioning strategies. This typically comprises Application Support to identify data anomalies and code defects; PL/SQL and SQL statement tuning; Application releases and deployments together with Database Administration; Capacity Planning; Performance Monitoring and Tuning. You will react to and resolve incidents via Remedy (ITSM) call management system with strict SLA deadlines and perform planned releases both in and out of core business hours supporting a bespoke application.



The company is highly regarded within the industry and is one of the largest and most successful independent technology & business services firms in the world.

Alongside a competitive salary, you will have access to an annual bonus plan and share scheme making you a member not just an employee. You will also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

Diversity is actively encouraged, and inclusivity is a top priority, with support networks for Parents, Women, LGBT+, BAME, Neurodiversity and Disability.


25 years within the industry with particular focus in the IT sector over the last 6 years.  A majority of our roles require candidates to either hold a level of UK Security Clearance, or to be eligible to attain Clearance.

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