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Lead Oracle Developer

Salary: £50,000
Contract Length: Permanent

Job Description:

Opportunity for an experienced Oracle professional to join an innovative software company as the lead database developer.


The role

You’ll be responsible for the installation, configuration, maintenance, development and operation of Oracle databases, including support, troubleshooting and performance testing. You’ll be taking these responsibilities over from the CTO, meaning you’ll take lead on database development and have the independence and authority required to make decisions and succeed. Duties will include:

Development – The primary responsibility will be to add resource to the existing development team in the coding of new applications and in maintaining existing products.

Support – From time to time, there will be a need to assist the helpdesk in solving end-user queries by tracing an issue through the code and advising on interim or permanent solutions. This will provide an understanding of products and how they are used by clients.

Testing – A key responsibility of the role will be to devise and execute an application testing program to improve the quality of prototype products generated by the development team.


The company

Our client is an innovative and forward-thinking independent software company. They develop unique solutions to help financial organisations, focussing on risk mitigation and improving operational efficiency. They’re working hard to overcome industry-wide problems and are continuously working on new and exciting software projects.


The package

As well as the opportunity to take a lead development role, benefits will include:

  • £50,000 salary (depending on experience) + performance related bonuses
  • Be self-managed/independent
  • Opportunity to get involved with new projects which will lead to salary increases
  • Gain valuable experience in dealing with financial services data, software and back-office processes and grow your development skills alongside experienced programmers
  • 28 days holiday
  • Private medical care
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension


You will...

…have 5+ years of experience in Oracle development

…be experienced in database design

…have excellent communication skills

…have strong logical reasoning

…have a good mathematical understanding

…be hard-working and results-focused

…have a high attention to detail

…be degree-educated or have equivalent professional qualifications

…take a proactive, professional and enthusiastic attitude to work


You won't...

…be looking for a short-term career

…need to be micromanaged and told what to do



If you’re looking to advance your career in database development, apply now!

Location: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire