IT Applications Manager

  • Cheshire, England
  • £40k - 45k per year Benefits

IT Applications Manager; Cheshire, up to £45k

My client is looking to recruit an IT Applications Manager. The company is in the finance sector, and has millions of customers across the globe and holds the 'Investors in People Gold' accreditation.  As such, the business is heavily focused on staff development and progression. Responsibilities will include: Managing and administering Linux systems and Oracle databases as well as managing the day to day workload of the systems development team. Improve the efficiency and minimise downtime of Linux database platforms via development and testing. Provide 3rd line support to IT system issues and queries. Acting as technical lead, recommend solutions for projects and contribute to strategic planning activities. Working on a rota basis performing end of day processes and assisting with out of hours on-call support. Produce quality reports and proposals on a variety of technical matters.

The candidate should possess the following skills/experience:

Technical requirement: • Management and administering Oracle 11G or above databases. • Management and administration of Linux operating system platforms particularly Oracle Linux version 6.7. • SQL, preferably using PL/SQL • Oracle APEX development experience preferred. • Business Objects desirable but not essential as training can be provided. • Exposure to Agile and/or traditional development methodologies and lifecycles. • Systems and UAT testing. • Microsoft SQL Server knowledge desirable but not essential. • Previous experience of working in a Financial Institution will be a bonus.

Please contact Julie Bestwick for an initial chat.