Oracle Database Administrator

  • Place:

    South Moravia
  • Work type:

    full-time
  • Required languages:

    English (B2)
  • For graduates:

    no

Recruiter Contact:

Urbánková Nikola Recruiter

Why should you choose us?

Dixons Carphone is Europe's leading specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company. The current Brno infrastructure team is expanding to become playing much wider role within Group IS organization to arrange IT Infrastructure Shared Services function be responsible for building the organisation's non prod & prod (eCommerce platform) servers, databases, storage and end user infrastructure to meet business requirements, adhering to company’s technical standards and security policies. This infrastructure comprises multiple Infrastructure as a Service offerings that include compute, storage, network, security, backup, load balancing, operating systems, orchestration, automation – some particular services for the particular type of environments are provided in cooperation with suppliers/vendors.

Why should you choose our team?


Brno Oracle DBA team currently consist of 5 members and supporting mission critical eCommerce platform (Prod and all Non-Prod env’s). Team is taking responsibility to new ownership for the infrastructure services for Non-Prod environments across all company’s platforms. For example, our biggest challenge currently is to migrate our E-commerce platform to the Cloud based environment and we are also working on DB Archiving solution. Whole E-commerce platform is running on Oracle 12c RAC.

What will you do?

  • Implementation and maintenance of multiple business critical Oracle 12c and other technology databases
  • Provide third line technical support for production databases and recommend and implement preventative measures to maintain the health of the system
  • Assisting with implementation activities for other Oracle databases for all systems in the landscape
  • Working with project and support teams to deliver database designs, new implementations and changes.
  • Planning and executing upgrades of database software
  • Logical and physical data modeling and advice to developers on how to optimize their use of the database

Additionally, the job holder may be required to carry out any of the following:
  • Ensure backup and recovery utilities are set up and working.
  • Ensure that database security is set up and meets business/legal requirements.
  • Establish and maintain the database standards for all installations & patching, including naming standards.
  • Develop tools to assist with database monitoring and tuning – recommend third party tools where appropriate.
  • Capacity management of Oracle databases.

Now you’re probably wondering what skills and knowledge we expect from you? Well…

  • Strong IT background
  • Good English (B2 level)
  • Experience with Oracle database administration
  • Knowledge of RAC, RMAN, Dataguard, Oracle partitioning
  • Knowledge of SQL queries and PL/SQL procedures
  • Unix and Linux knowledge
  • Knowledge of scripting language (bash, perl, python, etc.)
  • Problem solving and investigation: responsible for investigating issues and providing timely feedback and solutions
  • ITIL foundation knowledge (familiarity with the notion of change, incident & problem management)
  • Knowledge of DB monitoring systems
  • An experience with the transition projects
  • A flexible and proactive approach to work, team player ethos
  • The ability to multitask, to plan own workload and work under pressure, results driven approach
  • Experience of working with teams in multiple countries – multicultural environment
  • A willingness to be part of a 24x7 on-call support rota
  • A willingness to learn new things and to contribute to new processes and tools setup

Other desirable skills:
  • Retail experience
  • Knowledge of noSQL, SAP Hanna, MS SQL, Open Source database technologies (PostgreSQL, Maria DB etc.)
  • Good knowledge of operating systems across Wintel, Unix and Data Warehousing platforms
  • Ability to research and keep up to date with database technology

What we offer to make you happier?

  • Modern office right in the city centre with an amazing terrace
  • 25 vacation days, sick days, flexible working hours
  • Lunch vouchers for 100 CZK/day
  • You can mix benefits of your choice in our Cafeteria benefit system
  • Gym membership for Big1Fitness
  • MultiSport card
  • Discounted mobile contract
  • Bonus scheme, loyalty bonuses
  • Home office
  • Business trips to UK to get a chance to get to know each other more
  • Soft skills training, language courses, technical conferences
  • Chill out space (Playstation 3,4; Wii …), relax room, table football
  • Plenty of social events and charity activities (boat party, regular volleyball sessions, summer BBQ, Halloween concert and much more)

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