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Database Manager - Oracle DBA

Req #: 180004498
Location: Bournemouth, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
  • Oracle DBA within existing Database Services team responsible for maintaining service and drive improvement across a global database estate covering all aspects of the Oracle Database Technology stack
  • Work alongside multiple Production Support, Development, System Admin and Engineering teams
  • Provide end to end support of suite of mission critical Oracle databases, support change requests, change validation, SQL performance & tuning analysis, database design and best practice implementation
  • Ensure all current and newly built databases adhere to strict set of standards.
  • Major contribution to projects such as 11g to 12c migrations.
  • Ensure database portfolio is compliant against continuously changing financial services controls requirements
  • Technical expert for portfolio of Oracle databases, including multi-terabyte Tier 1 payments, statements, sanctions, trading and reporting databases
  • Working with Development teams - Design & Code Reviews, SQL support, Change Request validation
  • Oracle RDBMS and SQL Performance Analysis & Tuning, including maintenance of monitoring scripts and reporting their results
  • Act as point person for application delivery and engineering group when defining how databases should be used in new applications
  • Manage database incidents, ensuring rapid restoration of service, thorough root cause analysis and implementation of corrective measures
  • Work with other DBA team members and Application Delivery teams to drive improvement in the processes and tools used
Essential skills:
  • Deep understanding of Oracle Database, Dataguard, RAC, ASM, RMAN, OEM/Grid
  • Query/Index Performance Tuning
  • Basic understanding of storage/SAN technologies
  • Scripting skills, with good working knowledge of Unix shell - K, Bourne, Awk, Sed
  • Good working knowledge of Red Hat Linux
  • Good communication skills and relationship management
  • Proven ability to collaborate, learn from and educate other experienced Oracle DBAs
  • Oracle utilities (DataPump/SQLLDR)
  • Oracle security framework
  • Oracle auditing functions
Other preferable skills:
  • Oracle Golden Gate
  • PL/SQL development
  • Experience of other DBMS at enterprise level: Sybase, SQL Server, Marklogic, MySQL, TimesTen, Vertica, MongoDB, MapR or others
  • Experience of infrastructure development using Python
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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