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DBA Oracle/MySQL with strong Linux expertise

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.
We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators,committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

Serco and Proud - Make a difference every day.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a DBA Oracle/MySQL with strong Linux expertise based in Brussels.

Role Responsibility

This expert will participate in the following task:

  • Provision of expert advice and assistance, technology watch, evaluation studies, architectural considerations, applicable standards, solution patterns and best practices within the ICT application and database area.
  • Provision of technical evaluations reports in relation with information database systems and monitoring of databases at all levels
  • Oversee the administration of the all database services of the ICT environments for our client, and their integration with specific applications.
  • Continuing improvement and optimisation of requests coming from applications towards the database systems.
  • Advising and helping developers in best practices on how applications should interface and query databases.
  • Provision of security studies, security assessments and other specific security matters related to ICT applications.
  • Risk analysis in the database area.

The Ideal Candidate

The key person shall have the following expertise:

  • Deep knowledge of the Linux architecture with focus on Linux as an application server. Mainly for Oracle and Documentum.
  • Deep knowledge of database systems, and the use of them on virtual and physical systems.
  • Deep knowledge of performance monitoring techniques and analysis tools.
  • Knowledge of performance tuning Oracle and SQL/Server Database environments.
  • Capability to write clear and structured technical documents.
  • Ability to participate in multi-lingual meetings, ease of communication.

Education and Experience:

Master level or 5 years of higher education. Minimum 11 years of IT professional experience. Specific knowledge of Oracle, MS SQL and Documentum is needed.

The consultant is required to sign the Security Procedure before the signature of his/her specific contract and have it submitted to OLAF. The presence of the signed Security Procedure per specific contract is mandatory.



Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

For positions located within the Darmstadt Support Office please note that only applicants with no family affiliation within the Company will be considered.

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You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time.

Package Description

Excellent Salary 

Corporate Benefits Package 

Relocation Assistance (if applicable)

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

About the Company

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries In Belgium and Luxembourg we work closely with the European Institutions providing crucial Services with over 220 staff members.

The services we provide are often of critical importance to the communities and nations we serve, Providing public services is one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers you can have, you have an ability to make a real positive difference to people’s lives and to your community and country.

As a business which delivers “front-line” public services, employing tens of thousands of people, we are constantly developing and promoting people; our need for skilled professionals is insatiable and few companies can offer as many opportunities for individuals to grow their careers

What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service – To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here.

Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action.

If you share our values then join with over 50,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you

A career with Serco offers the chance to work with both inspirational people and innovative contracts, in a dynamic and exciting environment.

We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.

Take pride in what you do.

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