DBA Technician (Oracle) | Norfolk Constabulary

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DBA Technician (Oracle)

OCC, Wymondham

Permanent - Full time (37hrs)

Band E: £28,725- £32,673 per annum plus £10,000 market supplement (subject to annual review)

Closing date: Friday 29 January 2021 at 5pm 

Please quote Ref: L1632 on application form


Applications are invited from an experienced Oracle DBA to join a team that supports Norfolk & Suffolk Constabularies suite of mission and business critical databases. 

The daily work involves assisting with the technical aspects of some major ICT projects, technology refreshes and effectively maintaining the constabulary’s databases in support of front-line policing for both forces. 

The Database team is a fast-paced and technically competent team within the ICT Department and you will assist managing Oracle database support for business critical applications that serve in excess of 6,000 customers.   

The ideal candidate will have general and specialist technical skills, relevant experience and will also show great attention to detail. The post holder will be required to communicate well and be able to explain technical issues to less specialist colleagues, including application specialists with whom they will work closely. 


It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:  

  • Demonstrate significant technical ICT experience, including full system lifecycle and analytical skills along with a methodological, careful approach to detail and respect for business data 

  • Demonstrate a proficient working knowledge in the configuration and support of servers using recent versions of Unix, Linux and/or MS Windows operating systems 

  • Proven ability to install, configure and support databases and associated reporting systems in large organisations, ideally including recent versions of Oracle and application tools such as ERP 

  • Proven experience of producing and maintaining SQL, (Oracle) PL code, Oracle Access Manager 11g, Oracle WebLogic server 11g and R12 Install/Patch/Maintain E-Business Suite (Ed1)  

  • Experience of using Oracle Identity Manager (Connector tool) for Oracle Internet Directory (OID) and Active Directory database integration within a Single Sign on Environment 

  • Proven expertise in supporting client/server applications, including workstation dependencies  

  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal, written and oral communication, evidencing team working and motivation skills 

  • Ability to travel to multiple locations within Norfolk and Suffolk as required 

  • Ability to work outside of normal office hours if required and on a regular basis as part of an ICT ‘on call’ rota  


It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria: 

  • ITIL Foundation (V2 or V3) qualification  

  • A formal recognised ICT qualification 


Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an  application pack  and  monitoring form as they must be submitted together. These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section. Please return completed applications by email to [email protected]

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday which will include taking part in the call out rota.  This post is offered on a permanent basis. 

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.  The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010.  Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.