Senior Oracle Database Engineer

Senior Oracle Database Engineer

Why is our Engineering Team the next step for you?

Group Technology and Engineering (GTE) is at the heart of everything we do. We are going through unprecedented transformation fuelled by extraordinary growth in the online world and unparalleled investment in our product, people and platforms. We work in a collaborative and supportive way, in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?

You’ll be responsible for the design, development, support, and maintenance of software based solutions that make up Worldpay’s 24/7 online infrastructure.

As a key part of our team you’ll be working closely with the development, testing and application support teams to maintain and perform code deployments to testing, pre-production and production support environments. You’ll contribute to a 24x7 duty rota to support our production systems and will work with development project teams to help improve existing and deliver new application functionality. You will also make sure procedures, policies and best practices are kept up to date. You will also manage and maintain the Oracle database environments from a DBA perspective and ensure that they are fully supported and fit for purpose, paying particular attention to PCI compliance.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

You’ll have strong experience supporting Oracle databases and complex online applications as well as automation and cloud technologies. Ideally you will have worked within large financial or fintech companies. You’re familiar with technical documentation in order to assist record keeping and share knowledge with others. You are passionate about developing suggestions for improvement to technical platforms or working practices and thrive in a fast paced environment. You will have extensive experience of Agile, especially Kanban as well as SAFe and DevOps.

You will have worked with the following technologies:

Oracle Database 11gR2 – 12c

Oracle Golden Gate (desirable)

Oracle RAC


Data Guard


Grid Control

UNIX (Solaris and/or Linux)

 SQL & PL/SQL development skills

UNIX shell scripting

Oracle Exadata database machine


How is Worldpay changing the world?

On a typical day, we process 36 million mobile, online and in-store transactions – that’s about 415 each and every second. We are the leader in payments in the UK, where we process approximately 42% of all transactions.

Our solutions are delivered by nearly 5,000 colleagues from our corporate headquarters in London and 25 offices in 11 countries around the world.

We serve all types of businesses – big and small. You may interact with Worldpay several times a day, without realising it. We are the trusted payments partner of some of the most innovative and fast growing eCommerce businesses globally!



Job Number



Cambridge / England

Business Area

Tech and Engineering

Employment Type

Permanent- Full-time


November 1, 2017