Job Description

Cloud Database Administrator

Location: Birmingham

Competitive Salary & Package (Dependent on Experience) 
Career Level: Consultant or Senior Analyst (Dependent on Experience)

 

Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history at the point of application.

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

You will be part of a team which implements within Cloud and on premises technologies. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provides an unbeatable platform from which to build a career. This role may either be based from a multi-client delivery centre or at client sites for extended period of times when required. You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In our team we are seeking a Cloud Database Administrator with:

  • Production support experience in Oracle 11g - 19c hosted on various Linux/Unix/Windows operating systems 

  • Knowledge of backups, restores and replications of Oracle systems using RMAN and DataGuard

  • Experience of Oracle RAC

  • Oracle migrations, Oracle patching, Shell/SQL scripting, PL/SQL 

  • Tuning, trouble shooting, fault finding and on-call production support for database environments

  • Knowledge in one or more Public Cloud database technologies such as Oracle, AWS RDS, Azure SQL

  • Ability to plan and implement complex changes, including step-by-step planning 

  • Ability to work within a team and in co-operation with other teams/third parties 

  • Experience of MS SQL

As a Cloud Database Administrator, you will be involved in:

  • Providing 2nd level support including incident management and fault-finding capability

  • Monitoring, capacity, and performance management database systems

  • Backup and replication management

  • Patching and upgrades of database systems, where applicable

  • Producing and maintaining support documentation

  • Risk management and mitigation

  • A variety of duties including BAU and project work



Qualifications

We are looking for 2 to 4 years’ experience of database support with the following skills:

  • SQL programming and performance tuning experience

  • Backup/Recovery experience

  • Shell scripting experience

  • Familiarity with ITSM and ServiceNow

  • Good communication and problem-solving skills.

Set yourself apart:

  • Relevant database or Public Cloud certification

  • Public Cloud experience (AWS, Azure, Google, Oracle)

  • Experience with other database platforms including MS SQL

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and tools e.g. Azure DevOps, Jira.

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services, we are known for

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With more than 560,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/05/2022

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

RROOTS

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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