Senior Oracle Functional Engineer

Contract Type
Expiry Date
06/12/2021 15:45:00
DWP. Digital with Purpose. Senior Oracle Funtional Engineer: up to £62,183 per annum, 27.9% pension and flexible working

Job Description

DWP Digital are looking for a talented and experienced Oracle Functional Engineer who…

  • understands Oracle E-Business Financial Modules and their underlying table structures
  • possesses strong SQL skills and working knowledge of database management tools such as SQL Developer
  • thrives in the application support and management of large-scale enterprise architecture and the improving service lifecycle
  • can work in a disciplined environment, to challenging deadlines, whether independently or as part of a team
  • sets an example for integrity and ethics, and is focused on customer-orientated outcomes for products that will be used by some of the most vulnerable people in our society

Sounds like you? YES! Then click apply today, we'd love to hear from you

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's biggest government department. We're building and modernising digital services used by 22 million people; we help people into work; we make payments worth over £195bn a year.

We're driven by an extraordinary purpose. Collectively working on projects of incredible scale, transforming the products and services we deliver to make them better and more accessible for the people who need them.

Our pension offer is amazing, with over 27.9% contributions from DWP. For a starting salary of £50,000 that would be nearly £14,000 a year contributed by DWP to your pension pot.

And we make sure our people have a really good work/life balance. You'll enjoy the benefits of flexible working, including flexi time which means you can manage how and when you work, and hybrid working (some time at home, some time in a DWP hub location).

Duties. Work. Projects.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Oracle Functional Engineer to take the lead, participate and support the delivery of a small portfolio of applications built on the Oracle E-Business platform.

We need you to play a role as an ambassador for DWP Digital, providing technical representation and consultation. You'll use your expertise and technical leadership to ensure a quality service is delivered for applications used by millions of people.

As we'll as delivering technical excellence, you will build and maintain strong networks and relationships with stakeholders across our Digital teams, directly supporting Delivery Leads and acting as a mentor/coach for other members of the team.

This will be a real test for your skills. You'll trouble-shoot high severity live issues, provide guidance and issue communications for complex or repetitive issues, and proactively maintain Oracle E-business applications. You'll keep services live and working optimally for our users across the UK

You'll have a particular focus on financials and procure-to-pay modules, applying in-depth technical knowledge to resolve live service issues and mitigate of service outages.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us at our brilliant digital hub in Blackpool.

We have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We offer hybrid home/hub working, with many currently working from home where it is possible to do so.

You'll be part of a team that provides 24 hours support, 7 days a week and, as a result, you may be expected to work as part of an on-call rota.

In return for your skills we offer salary up to £62,183 per annum

You'll get a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 27.9% of salary

And a generous leave package starting at 26 days (25 annual leave days plus one extra for the Queen's Birthday) and rising to 31 days.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, flexible hours, and extra flexi days off
  • Family friendly policies
  • Volunteering and charitable giving
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, holidays, insurance, healthcare, events, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Learning and development, including coaching, mentoring, progression opportunities and guaranteed 5-days formal learning per year.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, race or sexuality.
  • Work in an environment shortlisted for a Best Place to Work in Digital Award.

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