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Oracle DB Expert

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

Job Introduction

We have an exciting (and challenging) opening for a Oracle DB Expert in Noordwijk

Dynamic, Energetic, Entrepreneurial, Highly Motivated, Resilient … If this describes you then we would love to hear from you :) 

Discover the offer below and click on ‘Apply’ if you know that your skillset and talents are a suitable match for this opportunity.

  • Serco – The employer of choice for a career within the Space Sector.

Serco are a trusted provider of services to National Space Agencies and the European Space Agency (ESA), we have over 40 years’ experience supporting the space sector and providing services for all stages of our customer’s space missions.

  • Join our community of space specialists across Europe

We are proud to support the European institutional Space landscape: Serco boasts an extensive network of Space professionals located at our offices in Darmstadt, Noordwijk, Frascati, Paris and Madrid, all within close proximity of our two largest space sector customers, European Space Agency/European Space Operations Centre (ESA/ESOC) and European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT).

  • Supporting Women in Aerospace

Diversity and Inclusion is extremely important to us. Supporting women's opportunities, development and visibility in the space sector is key and that is why we are proud members and supporters of Women in Aerospace Europe, a dynamic and global network supporting women's careers in Aerospace.

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Role Responsibility

As Oracle DB Expert you will concentrate your activities on the following:

  • Knowledge and experience with Software Development and Design patterns / best practices.
  • Experience in development through all aspects of a Web application (UI frontend technologies - Javascript, CSS, jQuery) down to the database level, writing own queries in SQL.
  • Experience in designing entity models and implementing them in RDBMS.
  • Experience designing and implementing interfaces between applications / systems (REST Web Services, not limited to).
  • Familiarity with Agile software development practices.
  • Good knowledge of version control systems, particularly Git in combination with Gitlab.
  • Good knowledge of more than 1 programming language, eager to learn and adapt / switch (Javascript, Python, Java..) .
  • Experience with PL/SQL.
  • Clear verbal and written communication.
  • Experience setting up own application platform environment (installation and configuration of Database, Web Server..).
  • Ability to support users directly either through phone calls or e-mails.
  • Capable of writing ad-hoc SQL queries to database systems to extract data for custom user requests.
  • Experience in database and query tuning / performance.
  • Continuously seek to more efficiently manage and utilize Oracle DB products and platform.
  • Identify opportunities to maintain and optimize database performance (maybe nice to have).
  • Follow engineering best-practices when designing systems.
  • Evaluate, recommend, install, test, upgrade, and maintain existing or proposed systems to structure and access database.
  • Capable of clear and accurate written and verbal communications.

Successful Candidate

  • Low-code platforms and particularly experience with Oracle APEX
  • Experience with Dev-ops methodologies and concepts
  • Good documentation / writing skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office platform (Excel, Word, ..)
  • Experience with all stages of software development, including pre-delivery Q&A (designing / participation in User Acceptance Tests) and deployment
  • Experience with JIRA or other ticketing systems
  • Experience with lifecycle of Oracle database systems and related technologies (perform installation in new environments, upgrade existing ones)
  • Master's degree



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. 

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Package Description

What we offer if you join our amazing team:

• Competitive Salary 

• Corporate Benefits Package 

• Support provided to EU Nationals requiring relocation – Information available upon request

• Company events

About the Company

Why should you join Serco ?

At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.

Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.

A world of opportunity - You’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression

Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.

What we offer

  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play when managing complex public services.  

We are a team of 60,000 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.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.  Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

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