Oracle DBA - Dublin

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Mar 30, 2017 - Requisition No. 57830

Our Company

Bloomberg PolarLake delivers the world’s foremost Data Utility to the Financial Markets. Our clients experience immediate improvement in Data Quality, Operational Process & Control, Reaction to Change and Data Governance when they on-board to our Private Cloud - Hosted Service.

Why Bloomberg PolarLake?

At Bloomberg Polarlake, You’ll have the opportunity to go above and beyond as well as work on interesting challenging projects with a number of key partners both internally and externally. We are passionate about people who are excited by innovation, who care about our customers and want to help us achieve our mission to “Simplify Data Management”. If this sound like you. We’d love to hear from you.

What is Bloomberg PolarLake? Click on the link and See for yourself!

What’s the role?

The successful candidate will be responsible for such tasks as;

  • Application performance investigation and subsequent tuning of database, SQL and PL/SQL
  • The development of best practices and repeatable procedures for deploying databases
  • Support of the EDM Bloomberg-Polarlake application including data fixes, code deployment, application patching and application upgrades
  • Day-to-day operational activities including break/fix, space management, backup and recovery (using Storage Manager)
  • Database replication setup and management
  • Build and maintenance of large-scale oracle databases across a variety of platforms
  • OracleXML DB performance tuning
  • Development of best practices for application SQL and PL/SQL
  • Day-to-Day management of the Linux/Unix environments
  • Capacity Planning and Monitoring of the Linux/Unix environments

What we would like you to have;

  • Senior Oracle DBA with 5+ years' experience
  • 5+ years Oracle DBA experience
  • Experience with PL/SQL development
  • Extensive knowledge of Database Architecture
  • Experience with Oracle 12c & 11g
  • Knowledge of the following: RMAN, Oracle Dataguard, 11 & 12c RAC, Extensive Performance Tuning (Explain Plans, Tracing, 10046, IO Tuning, SQL Tuning) PLSQL, database upgrades, RAC upgrades, VLDB's
  • Strong Linux skills
  • Experience in the following: Shell Scripting, python & XML
  • Sysadmin, Networking, Flash SAN and Dev OPS experience is an advantage
  • Knowledge of the financial industry is an advantage
  • Support for production databases
  • Support for development teams
  • Ability to work quickly in fast-paced environment.
  • Oracle certification
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Our benefits are not bad either!!

  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Regular compensation reviews - great work is rewarded!
  • Health insurance for you and your dependents
  • Pension
  • Breakfast
  • Life Assurance
  • Disability Assurance
  • Paid parental leave (4 weeks)
  • Tax saver scheme
  • Eye Care vouchers
  • If you’re cycling, we’ve got you covered on the Cycle-to-Work Scheme. With secure bike storage too!
  • Discounts on Bloomberg sponsored events
  • Fun events for employees, friends & family
  • Access to on-going training and development
  • An experienced technical peer group

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

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