Oracle Developer

Date Posted: 3/21/2019 Reference: VAC-1236984 Salary: £0 Location: Chipping norton Job type: Permanent Sector: IT | Speciality: Software Development Contact: Michael Glaze-Santonen
Description

Oracle Developer. Oxfordshire.

As a result of continued ambition, a small but successful software house based in Oxfordshire are looking to hire an Oracle Developer.

Company Overview

My client specialise in developing reconciliation software solutions for hedge funds, asset managers and commodities traders. There sophisticated software accurately manages and resolves complex securities trading discrepancies. The company have clients in several locations including the UK, US and Asia.

The successful candidate will find the role enables them to gain valuable experience in dealing with financial services data, software and back-office processes and to grow their development skills alongside experienced programmers

Job Overview

A key part of the role will include the installation, configuration, maintenance, development and operation of Oracle Databases, including 3rd line support, troubleshooting and performance testing.

Youll work closely with the CTO and development team and will take ownership of all aspects of the management of both local and cloud-based Oracle databases. Youll be part of a small Agile team and will use your communication skills to liaise with Stakeholders across the business.

Core Facets of the Position

Development – The primary responsibility will be to add resource to the existing development team in the coding of new applications and in maintaining existing products.

Support – From time to time there will be a need to assist the helpdesk in solving end-user queries by tracing an issue through the code and advising on interim or permanent solutions. This will provide an understanding of the products and how they are used by clients.

Testing – A key responsibility of the role will be to devise and execute an application testing program to improve the quality of prototype products generated by the development team.

Skills & Experience Sought

- Significant experience in Oracle, covering PL/SQL development (11g and 12c)
- Database design, performance turning and optimisation
- Ability to understand, maintain and enhance the existing code base
- Used to source control and formal change process
- Able to contribute to and drive forward strategic improvements and changes
Results focused, high attention to detail
- Excellent communicator

Desirable Skills

- AWS
- Azure DevOps/TFS/VSTS
- Knowledge of implementing advanced queueing
- An understanding or interest in Asset Management/Investment Management

The Package

The company offers an excellent benefits package and scope for progression in your career. You can expect a competitive salary, bonus, pension, private health cover and regular training opportunities along with prospects for further career progression.