Oracle Database Expert

Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Helsinki, FI, 500 Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Stockholm, SE, 111 44 Gdynia, PL, 81-537

Job ID: 15795 

Oracle Database SME


Would you like to deliver great Oracle Database customer experiences in Nordea? We are now looking for an experienced  Oracle Database SME to ensure strategic deliveries in a timely and compliant fashion.


In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career.


About this opportunity


Welcome to Database Engineering. We add value by providing our customers with reliable, scalable and cost efficient Database Infrastructure. As an Oracle Database SME you’ll be supporting the Platform Owner setting the strategic direction for the Oracle Database ecosystem as well as planning and executing on our roadmap. You will join the Oracle Engineering team and collaborate with the Infrastructure Specialist, Network Specialist, Operation Specialist and Developers to optimize operation stability and platform performance. Act as 3rd level in critical matters related to databases and interfaces with external vendors in case of incidents and escalations. Can take part in 24x7 on call in critical situations.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Work with next gen Oracle Infrastructure and products like Exadata Cloud@Customer, OCI, Fleet Maintenance, TDE, Zero Data Loss, Golden Gate etc.
  • Mature database services to provide automated services, CI/CD tools and Infrastructure as code.
  • Participate in development of future standards with architecture team and PO, driven by business needs.
  • Focus on business requirements and understanding of the value chain to deliver the right solution.
  • Actively manage and perform Root Cause Analysis and reviews to prevent Incidents (Major) from re-occurring.
  • Analyze and optimize database performance to optimise infrastructure utilisation.
  • Provide guidance to less experienced team members to share knowledge.
  • Actively work together with members of other teams to ensure timely deliveries.
  • Participate in critical Task Forces and Focus Groups to improve operational stability.


You’ll join a Team of Database Platform Owners and Database Engineers. The role is based in Copenhagen; Helsinki; Oslo; Stockholm,Gdynia or Warszawa .


Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us. 


To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • Positive mindset with a “can do” attitude.
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken).
  • Interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong Analytical and problem solving abilities.


Your experience and background:

  • Senior Oracle DBA (black belt).
  • Knowledge and experience working with advanced Oracle Database infrastructure.
  • Knowledge and working experience with Oracle RDBMS 11.2, 12.1, 12.2, 19c+ and with Multitenancy in Oracle 12.2, 19c.
  • Experience with Exadata, OEM, RAC and Golden Gate preferred.
  • Shell scripting and Ansible experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of ITIL and Scaled Agile Framework required.


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 20/12/2023. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Robin Specht.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


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Department:  IT/Technology