Oracle DBA

Category: Database Administration
Main location: United Kingdom, UK Wide - Various, UK wide
Position ID: J0622-2650
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

We need an Oracle DBA to join our team on one of our flagship programmes within our UK Central Government business unit working on projects that have a real positive impact on UK citizens’ lives. From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, and a cycle to work scheme. The role can be based anywhere in the UK however you will be required to attend meetings onsite in Liverpool as required. Travel away from base will be expensed.
Please note** You must already hold, or be prepared to undergo, National Security Vetting (NSV) enhanced Security Check (SC) level.**

Your future duties and responsibilities:

This position is for an experienced client facing Oracle DBA to work within the bid and project team supporting the migration of services from one data centre provider to another on one of our flagship accounts that helps protect UK citizens. You will work alongside the account CTO, Project Solution Owner, Architects, BAs and SMEs to gain an understanding of the clients’ services and solutions with specific responsibility for the migration of data and databases between the 2 providers. This role demands the candidate to have strong planning, communication and presentation skills, the capability to identify solutions and be proficient in data migration projects.

Other key duties will include
• Due diligence activities
• Document & design the migration approach
• Support the data & database migration
• Assistance and advice with application migration

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

You need to be able to demonstrate competency and experience in as many of the following as possible;
• Oracle Database expert
• Experience of supporting 11.2 Grid Infrastructure
• Experience with large critical systems
• Experience of supporting multiple 10g and 11g RAC & Single Instance databases running on Solaris/RedHat; multi-terabyte; OLTP/OLAP setup
• Experience supporting middleware technology such as Oracle Application Server 9iAS, eBusiness Suite (Oracle Applications 11i, using both Forms and Self-Service)
Desirable skills include
• Strong organisational skills; keep track of multiple, complex time-critical activities; attention to detail
• The ability to work effectively with remote and virtual teams
• The ability to work with technical and business stakeholders
• A good understanding of software testing principles
• Enthusiastic team participation with strong communication and the ability to multitask


  • Database
  • Database Administration
  • Infrastructure architecture
  • Oracle
  • Software Testing

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.