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Senior Oracle Retail Database Administrator

Job type
Full Time
Level
Mid-senior level
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Your Role

What youll be doing:

  • Manage and assist with the installation, upgrades, patching, administration and configuration of Oracle Retail including Weblogic Application Servers, Oracle Databases, RMAN backups, Oracle Data Guard and Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control.
  • Design and maintain Monitoring & Alerting for the infrastructure and systems in conjunction with Architectural recommendations within Merchandise Management.
  • Monitor and report the compute and storage costs. Devise means to manage and control the compute and storage costs via a variety of methods such as Spin-up-spin-down, data sub-setting and archival policies.
  • Create roadmap for patching and licensing of the systems within Merchandise Management to keep them relevant and compliant.
  • Perform a variety of periodic health checks of database estate and necessary maintenance to ensure the optimal state of systems.
  • Work with SRE team and Central Platforms on resiliency, service reliability and capacity planning for the systems within Merchandise Management. Carry out the necessary planned resiliency tests and keep the latest resiliency plan and related matrices up to date.
  • Develop, prioritise and maintain a backlog of user stories ongoing for implementation.
  • Review feedback on user stories delivered, demonstrating product deliverables, and sharing your team's success stories with the rest of the business.
  • Own the areas requirements, by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship with stakeholders and continually enhancing your expertise of the area.
  • Delivering customer value quickly, iterating and learning being comfortable at pushing back and challenging the status quo.

/01 Company Description

ASOS Technology is going through an exciting period of transition. This includes several strategic programmes to deliver the amazing technology and business solutions to boost our aspiring global growth plans following the past 20 years of providing the ultimate fashion experience for our fashion loving 20-somethings across the world.

Recently, we carried out major upgrades around Oracle Databases, Weblogic Servers, Oracle Retail Suite, RPAS suite, Deployment Pipelines and crafted myriad operational reports in Oracle Retail for Commercial, Supply Chain, Finance and our Technology Colleagues.

Commercial Tech Core team resides at the heart of Commercial Technology ensuring ASOS deliver the best-in-class experience both to customers and to the end-consumers. Technology drives these business objectives and ensures the effectiveness and efficacy for ASOS to deliver this experience. Our integration technology team manage the data flows between all of the ASOS supply chain services both primary and dependent services.

We are looking for a Senior Oracle Retail Database Administrator to join this team and play a critical role in elaborating the business and technical requirements and facilitate the changes and upgrades required in support for the various projects towards Oracle Database and related components we have in flight and on horizon across our Commercial Tech estate.

As a Senior Oracle Retail Database Administrator primarily within Commercial Tech Core team within Merchandise Management Platform, youll be joining a distributed team of technology specialists with extensive technical and functional knowledge who strive to be best in class in their segment. Youll work with a variety of technology professionals, such as Platform Leads, Project Managers, Software Developers, QAs, and 3rd party software vendors.

/02 Job Qualifications

Wed like to meet someone with

  • In depth knowledge and experience in Oracle Database Administration including Oracle Dataguard, AWRs and RMANs.
  • Hands-on experience on all aspects of Database and Weblogic Administration Lifecycle.
  • Proficient in troubleshooting anomalies and root cause analysis related to Oracle DB, Linux, Java, Cloud VMs, data replication.
  • Understanding of upgrade paths and being able to spear-head version upgrades of Oracle Retail Applications, Oracle Database, Weblogic, Java (and its over-arching components such as operating systems and Virtual Machines).
  • Deep understanding of Cloud based architecture for Databases and its components to ensure resiliency and recoverability.
  • Desirable: Experience in working in FMCG/Retail sector
  • Desirable: Familiarity of Oracle Retail ERP and related aspects of Application related Database Administration.

/03 Additional Info

Whats in it for you?

  • Employee discount (hello ASOS discount!)
  • ASOS Develops (personal development opportunities across the business)
  • Employee sample sales
  • Access to a huge range of LinkedIn learning materials
  • 25 days paid annual leave + an extra celebration day for a special moment
  • Discretionary performance related bonus scheme
  • Private medical care scheme
  • Flexible benefits allowance - which you can choose to take as extra cash, or use towards other benefits

Our Commitments

We want our people to be whoever they want to be. Thats why were committed to creating a truly inclusive culture at ASOS, but howre we doing it?

Were proud members of Inclusive Companies, are Disability Confident Committed and have signed the Business in the Community Race at Work Charter. Weve also recently been placed 8th in the Inclusive Top 50 Companies Employer List too.

We have several employee networks that operate as safe spaces, to help support and celebrate our people, find out more here.

How can we support you to be your best self? Our Talent team will be happy to provide support e.g. if you need additional time to prepare for an assessment or you have requirements for any part of the interview/hiring process - just let us know by email or phone, whatever works best for you. Its also our policy to interview all candidates with a disability who meet the minimum requirements for roles they have applied to.

If you have any questions about the policies we have in place to support our employees (e.g. our parental leave approach), just let our Talent team know.

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The Work

Make bold moves with strong backing and serious support.

Tech enables our current success as much as our future growth, that's why our tech stack is seriously impressive. If you've got a great idea, we'll help you run with it. Our people are our greatest asset and we're always looking for new challengers who want to help us grow. 

The Potential

Boost your skills and accelerate your ambitions.

If you get a buzz out of learning new things every day, you'll love it here. We give everyone the freedom, time and investment to discover what's possible - and explore where we might go next. How far you want to take your career is up to you. 

The Culture

Feel encouraged, empowered and heard as part of our expert team.

Join us and you'll be part of a supportive, fun and friendly team of progressive thinkers, listeners and doers – all working together to solve some of the most exciting and complex tech challenges. 

The Prospects

Harness extraordinary opportunity at pace and at scale.

We're just getting started with our global ambitions. Our tech team are at the heart of it all, seizing opportunities and making disruptive breakthroughs that have a real business impact in an industry leading way. We already know who we want to become. Do you?

Team Culture

As A Team We Never Sit Still

We always have to move fast. And we rise to the challenges that come with being such a fast-growing business. After all, we wouldn’t be where we are today if we did things the same as everyone else.

Our Tech
Training @ ASOS

Whatever experience you have, there’s always a chance to grow and develop your skills further at ASOS. 

What’s It Like To Be
An Engineer @ ASOS?

From our great opportunities to even greater teams, find out why becoming an engineer at ASOS could be your perfect career move.

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Zijiao Li

Tech @ASOS

I love working at ASOS in my team because of the great atmosphere. From day one I already felt like being part of the team, everyone is so friendly, approachable and willing to help. It’s the place where you feel trusted and are given the opportunities & time to explore your full potential. As someone who just relocated to London, I also appreciate the international and cultural diverse environment – it’s ok to be whoever you want to be!

Amy Richardson

Tech @ASOS

As a software engineer with a love for fashion, I feel extremely lucky to be part of a fashion company that priorities technology, innovation and customer experience to the same degree as their clothing.

Si Jobling

Tech @ASOS

As someone who left ASOS after 7 years but came back, it speaks volumes how much I love working at ASOS. The obvious reason is the people, not just in Tech but beyond. There's an unspoken respect and authenticity between everyone who works here
  • Zijiao Li

    Tech @ASOS

    I love working at ASOS in my team because of the great atmosphere. From day one I already felt like being part of the team, everyone is so friendly, approachable and willing to help. It’s the place where you feel trusted and are given the opportunities & time to explore your full potential. As someone who just relocated to London, I also appreciate the international and cultural diverse environment – it’s ok to be whoever you want to be!
  • Amy Richardson

    Tech @ASOS

    As a software engineer with a love for fashion, I feel extremely lucky to be part of a fashion company that priorities technology, innovation and customer experience to the same degree as their clothing.
  • Si Jobling

    Tech @ASOS

    As someone who left ASOS after 7 years but came back, it speaks volumes how much I love working at ASOS. The obvious reason is the people, not just in Tech but beyond. There's an unspoken respect and authenticity between everyone who works here
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EXTRAS

Benefits

We’re big on rewarding our ASOSers from day one. Benefits are great when you can flex them! That’s why we offer a wide choice of benefits focused on health, wealth, and your inner self – so you can personalise your reward package in a way that’s best for you. Here’s a taster of what you can get.

  • Employee Discount

    The most asked-about benefit! As an ASOSer, you’ll receive an exclusive employee discount. You can also nominate a family member or friend to share your discount with.

  • Pension

    Retirement might not be on your mind right now, but it’s important to prep for it. We offer matched contributions up to 5% to help you save.

  • Private Medical Care scheme

    If you join our Private Medical Care scheme, you’ll get fast and effective access to medical cover. 

  • Bonus

    What we achieve is always a team effort. That’s why we offer a discretionary bonus scheme which rewards you based on our group financial and strategic performance.

  • Celebratory Day!

    Get an extra day off in addition to the 25 days of annual leave you get! Spend it celebrating the big days in life, whether it’s birthdays, cultural holidays, weddings and anything else.

  • Shuttlebus Service (if you're based in our Leavesden office)

    It’s more of a work perk, but we offer a free shuttlebus between Watford station and our office in Leavesden.

  • Sample Sales

    We’ve always got fun things happening in our offices, but the one ASOSers get most excited about is our sample sales. Plus, all proceeds from the sample sale get donated to the ASOS Foundation, which helps our charity partners abroad. 

  • Career Development

    You’ll get access to world-class development plans, courses and certificates to help you mould your career. You’ll also get access to our learning events ‘ASOS Develops’ and ‘Shape Your Career’ which give you the time and space to focus on developing those skills to excel your career. 

  • Summer Hours

    We finish at 3pm on Fridays in June, July and August!! This perk doesn’t mean a dip in your salary – it just gives you extra freedom to enjoy those summer weekends however you want.

Location

Our HQ in London

Our HQ in Camden was once a cigarette factory – now, the iconic Art Deco building has been completely renovated with spacious office areas, ASOS Studios (where we shoot all our products), beauty rooms and a free gym. There’s also a subsidised canteen and café. 

Recruitment
Process

  1. Apply online

  2. Call back & Interview

  3. Decision & Onboarding