equensWorldline is one of the leading and most innovative payment service providers in Europe. As experts in financial processing and software licensing we provide services to fulfill all needs of the dynamic European payments market. Innovation is high on our agenda, as the payments industry is rapidly evolving. Thats why we foster the development of new and innovative solutions, such as instant payments, contactless payments, mobile payment solutions and digital identity services, allowing our clients to cater for the shifting needs and increasing demands of their customers. Each year we process billions of payments, point-of-sale and ATM transactions. Obviously, all those transactions must be processed seamlessly, securely and efficiently. And thats what we do.
Being a central pillar of the Worldline Group, its our ambition to support our clients in keeping up with the rapidly shifting needs and increasing demands of their customers. A challenging job, as the European payments market and therefore also our organization is subject to continuous change. equensWorldline is a truly European company with office locations in multiple countries and a broad, international client base in numerous countries across Europe.
What will be your job?
Provide technical expertise on Oracle Database and accompanying technologies;
Drive architecture design on customer projects and act as a trusted advisor on Oracle Database for delivering highly performing, secured and resilient database systems;
Install, upgrade, patch and maintain all Oracle Database and Enterprise Management software;
Implement backup and recovery strategies using Recovery Manager (RMAN), Data Pump, etc.;
Implement high-availability (HA) and disaster-recovery (DRP) technologies using Real Application Clusters (RAC), Data Guard, Streams data replication, etc.;
Facilitate and actively participate in all phases of the project life cycle;
requirements gathering and analysis, solution design and development, testing and implementation, post-production support and platform evolution;
Support customers in benchmarking to identify bottlenecks, provide guidance on performance tuning and optimization of Oracle Database, robustness and business continuity testing;
Write accurate and concise technical documentation, participate in compliancy audits;
Deliver internal trainings on Oracle Database and accompanying technologies (such as Enterprise Manager Cloud Control, Internet Directory, Automatic Storage Management, etc.).
What do you have to offer?
Minimum of 3-5 years of working experience with Oracle Database for experienced Positions;
Ability to work and communicate in an international and multi-cultural environment;
In-depth knowledge of Oracle Database (11g/12c) coupled with production support experience in a multi-service, multi-geo-sites environment;
Strong interest in supporting and maintaining complex, business mission-critical,
highly-available and secured databases which are subject to internal and external audits;
Oracle Database troubleshooting and performance tuning skills including system, storage and network configuration, as well as tracing facilities;
In-depth knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL languages including performance tuning;
Basic knowledge of logical and physical relational data modelling (OLTP/DWH);
Experience with Linux/Unix in a multi-domain environment including shell scripting;
Good working knowledge of Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control (12c/13c);
In-depth knowledge of Oracle Grid Infrastructure, Data Guard, Real Application
Clusters (RAC), Automatic Storage Management (ASM) and Recovery Manager (RMAN) in a business-critical real-time production environment;
Knowledge of data replication products (Oracle Streams, Oracle Golden Gate, Quest SharePlex, Attunity Data Replication) is an asset;
Knowledge of current data storage technologies (FC/SAN/NAS/Flash), performance optimization and high-availability architectures is an asset;
Knowledge of networking technologies (TCP/IP) and administration is an asset;
Knowledge of Oracle Database user actions auditing and data encryption is an asset;
Knowledge of Enterprise User Security (EUS) and Oracle Unified Directory (OUD/OID LDAP) for authentication and authorization is an asset.
Professional approach when dealing with internal and external customers, structured and concise written and verbal communication skills;
Team spirit and values;
High degree of initiative, accuracy, efficiency and attention to detail;
Ability to maintain a positive attitude under sometimes stressful circumstances;
Ability to be flexible and adapt to change within a complex global organization;
Ability to sometimes work outside office hours (incl. weekends) for planned interventions and participate in 24×7 on-call DBA weekly rotating team role;
High aptitude for learning and high degree of self-motivation;
Acquire new competencies and accept new technical and organizational challenges;
Strong problem solving and analytical capabilities;
Practical knowledge of IT Service Management frameworks (such as ITIL).
Business fluency in English language (oral and written);
Knowledge of Dutch/French/German/Italian language is an asset.
What do we offer in return?
A good salary, min. 55.400,-, max. 76.200,- per year based on a full-time employment contract (36 hours per week);
Excellent secondary benefits such as annual performance allowance and nearly a premium-free pension;
Interesting and challenging international working environment with enough space for professional and personal development and a good work-life balance;
Be part of a dynamic international DBA team of professionals consisting of multiple nationalities;
Opportunity to work and develop skills on other database technologies (relational and non-relational) such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.;
Working hours are determined after consultation with the line manager;
Sometimes planned system interventions are executed outside normal office hours (also weekends) depending on the service-level agreement;
Participation in the weekly-rotating 24×7 on-call DBA service is expected (executed by a team consisting of minimum 4 DBAs, includes extra monetary compensation);
You will be based in Utrecht (NL) or Milano (IT);
Occasional travelling to other company branch offices (Blois, Brussels, Frankfurt, Milano, Tours, Utrecht, Warsaw, Wroclaw) is sometimes required.
Further information and application
For further information about this position, please contact: Vedran Maler, Department Manager Database Operations ( firstname.lastname@example.org , phone: +49 151 1713064).
For information on the procedure please contact: Carolien Polman, Recruiter ( email@example.com , phone: +31 883855801.
A pre employment screening is part of the process. You need to have a valid workpermit and already live in the Netherlands for this position.
Why work at equensWorldline?
Our culture is informal. Within our company, teamwork and clarity are very important, as well as customer-focus and a result-oriented approach. And of coursepleasure in our work! We work closely together with our colleagues in the different countries. English is our common language. As a result you really experience that you are part of a European, international company.
If you wish to apply for this position, please click below to complete our online application form and attach your CV in either Word, rtf or text format.
equensWorldline does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation. All recruitment decisions are based solely on qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience and relevant business requirements.
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