Database Administrator Oracle and Northgate Applications

Brent Council
Wembley, London (Greater)
£41,847 - £44,691
16 Jan 2019
29 Jan 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Salary range: £41,847 - £44,691 p.a. inc.

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time


Database Administrators - Oracle & Northgate Applications


Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here. 

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us. 

The Post 

This post is responsible for delivering a high quality service to a new and exciting organisation, the Shared ICT Service for the London Boroughs of Brent, Lewisham, Southwark and the LGA. Specifically the post holder is responsible for the administration of a number of Oracle databases. 

In addition the Northgate system is being brought back in house and we are looking for a DBA with Unix based Oracle experience. 

The post will also be expected to provide DBA support across other systems, training will be provided where necessary.

The Person 

We are looking for somebody with excellent technical and professional skills. You will understand what makes business and support functions great and you'll contribute to our developing culture of excellent customer service. You need to understand the impact that IT has on the many services across Local Government. You will need to be a highly motivated and self managing individual. We will expect you to work effectively to deliver in a busy and pressurised environment. We encourage people to continually develop their own skillset and will support this.   

Closing Date: 29 January 2019 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

About Brent

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check. 

All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Basic’ DBS Disclosure. 

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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