Senior Production Infrastructure Support Lead



Senior Specialist, Production Services Infrastructure Support Lead

Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Competitive Salary and Excellent benefits

Our Client, who is a well-known Global Bank is now looking for a  is the central infrastructure services group with a proven track record of innovating to help the Bank and its customers have the most reliable, nimble, and cost-effective solutions in the financial services marketplace.

As part of the Production Services team that are dedicated to ensuring that our Client’s technology environments are best in class.

Their Production Services team runs the systems that keep the Bank running.

 Their mission is to deliver a full IT service management lifecycle across all run-the-bank applications and infrastructure support with the purpose of providing a controlled, secure, and predictable production environment. 

Their team members use their technical skills and business knowledge to bring forth solutions that will take our company into the future.

 If you are a collaborative continual learner with a global mindset and a desire to contribute to our company’s top priorities, this is the place for you.

Role Description: 

Senior Specialist, Production Services Infrastructure Support Lead, has primary responsibility to ensure availability, stability, scalability and performance of Oracle database servers that supports Our Client’s Digital Platform and Applications.

You will have the opportunity to work on high performing Exadata platform running multiple database servers in RAC configuration, ASM storage, ZDLRA backup, GoldenGate replication, Active Data Guard and Oracle Internet Directory.


If you are looking for leading edge Oracle database platform with high volume and large size database servers, this is right one to challenge your skills and expertise.

Requirements of the role: 

  • Works with firm-wide engineering and architecture, and business/AD architects to drive solution standardization and reuse for Data Management Infrastructure Operations.
  • Provide secure, highly available, scalable database services that improve overall resiliency, functionality, and enable operational management optimization.

     Passion for database operations ensuring stability and high performing database platform supporting mission critical applications
  • Troubleshoot new software systems at the cutting edge of distributed database technology and deliver large scale systems that will have an impact on revenue growth on our business and competitive position.
  • Provide database administration handling database provisioning, patching, upgrade of Oracle database servers 
  • Strong experience with managing Oracle database servers in multi tenancy model in Exadata platform
  • Monitoring of Exadata appliance and Oracle database instances with Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Configuration, failover and failback using Oracle Data guard for business continuity and Disaster Recovery requirements
  • Key Management for Oracle DB encryption, understanding and experience using Oracle TDE for encryption at rest providing data protection
  • Strong experience with migrating database servers from standalone instances to Oracle multi-tenancy in Oracle 12c, Oracle 19c and beyond
  • Implemented automation of operational tasks using Shell scripts/Perl/Python 
  • Provide incident management, deployment management and business continuity requirements of database servers
  • Knowledge on ZDLRA and well versed with performing backups on ZDLRA 
  • Should have strong knowledge of   Database backup & Recovery practices adheres to organizational security standards.
  • Implementation of adequate levels of auditing & reviewing database audit logs
  • Strong experience with design, implementation and maintenance of Oracle GoldenGate replication
  • Excellent Database and application query tuning skills in RAC and Exadata configuration

Essential Candidate skills to include:

ü  Extensive experience in Oracle database administration involving installation, configuration, patching, upgrade, security configuration and performance tuning

ü  Experience with Exadata X7, X8  & ZDLRA appliances would be preferable

ü  Proven experience with Oracle Data Guard ensuring continued availability of standby database environment.

Knowledge of Oracle MAA.

ü  Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.

ü  Experience supporting and implementing advanced, strategic database management systems.

ü  Demonstrated ability to drive Agile development and implement automated process to improve database system reliability.

ü  Proven ability to provide high availability, operations supportability and scalability to a high volume, rapidly growing world class eCommerce business.

ü  Direct experience in working within the database administration teams for large-scale enterprise that are highly scalable and reliable.


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