Senior Software Engineer (Oracle)

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
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  • Post Date : March 2, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 27, 2023
  • Salary: $5,500,065,000.00 - $65,000.00
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  • Job ID 332767

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer (Oracle)


£55-65K plus extensive benefits package

must be SC cleared already, happy to work in Liverpool couple of times a week

Voted by staff and customers as one of the best places to work in the UK and a Top 100 employer; our client is a global Tier 1 consultancy involved in leading cutting edge Public Sector and Government projects throughout the UK. We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join their successful, stable, and growing team.

The Company considers employees as highly valued members of the business and offer an extensive benefits package plus fantastic progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national, or global scale.

Due to the secure nature of this work all applicants will be required to hold current UK Security Clearance to at least SC level. You must have been resident in the UK for at least the last 5 years and cannot have been outside the UK for more than 28 days on any one occasion within this time.

To be successful in this role:

You will be a confident and senior Software Engineer or Technical Lead with demonstrable experience in an Oracle support environment, being a pro-active person with software support and development skills. Essential skills for this role include:

A good understanding of software testing principles

Experience of development and/or support of Oracle PL/SQL modules in a large system

Basic knowledge of Oracle Database Administration in a Development or Production role

Exposure to Oracle 10g or later

Knowledge of Oracle Weblogic, Oracle Service Bus or other Application Server technology

In depth knowledge and experience in writing Oracle SQL statements and PL/SQL packages

Exposure to Unix (the target is Sun Solaris, but any flavour of Unix or Linux is acceptable)

Enthusiastic team participation with strong communication and the ability to multitask

Systemic approach to problem solving

Ability to collaborate with global engineering teams

Additional desirable (but not essential) skills for this role include:

Previous use of source control with Subversion (SVN)

Experience of deploying products onto enterprise systems

Awareness of designing and building secure solutions

Certification to ITIL foundation Performance Tuning of SQL and PL/SQL

Advanced PL/SQL techniques (analytical functions, collection handling, bulk processing, objects, LOBs)

Experience of Oracle partitioning

Exposure to Oracle RAC, Oracle RMAN, Oracle Data Guard

Position summary:

Our clients Software Engineers are trusted to work closely with a wide range of clients on exciting projects with real-world purpose and impact. We are looking for an experienced and senior Software Engineer with solid Oracle skills and experience to join a flagship Government programme.

Job role and responsibilities:

The Government Sector team of our client helps employers and organisations to make safer recruitment decisions through various background checks on applicants. This service is critical to ensuring UK Citizens are kept safe. Your role will be working within a service team, helping to solve difficult technical issues and defects, whilst assisting with DevOps tasks such as the maintenance of builds. You will also give input on architectural decisions for features and investigating and resolving issues with legacy code and practices.

As a respected Technical Lead / Senior Software Engineer you will also mentor more junior members, as well as teaching best practice through sharing new knowledge and improvements with other teams.

Please note that whilst some aspects of the role can be undertaken remotely, successful candidate will need to be able to work predominately from offices in Liverpool.


The company is highly regarded within the industry and is one of the largest and most successful independent technology & business services firms in the world.

Alongside a competitive salary, you will have access to an annual bonus plan and share scheme making you a member not just an employee. You will also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers, and a cycle to work scheme.

Diversity is actively encouraged, and inclusivity is a top priority, with support networks for Parents, Women, LGBT+, BAME, Neurodiversity and Disability