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Oracle Developer with Payroll / Pension systems experience

Job Reference: 15894D

Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Vacancy Posted: 20-11-2018

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: England, Reigate, Surrey

My client is a world class leading global advisory, broking and solutions organisation who have been around for centuries and operate in more than 140 countries are looking for an experienced Oracle Payroll Systems Developer to join their team based in their flagship offices in Reigate.


The Payroll Systems Developer will be part of the Development Team and will be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of existing Pensioner Payroll System. The role of the Payroll Systems Developer will be to enhance and maintain our Payroll System and provide support for the existing functionality within our systems. The successful candidate will need to liaise with the Payroll Department, Business Analysis team, End Users and third party service providers as appropriate. This position requires a passion for technical design, development, problem solving, and the ability to learn new concepts quickly.

The Role

* Building a comprehensive understanding of applications, systems and infrastructure across the Technology and Administration Solutions line of business
* Communication with key stakeholders and development teams on technical solutions.
* Perform application and systems development duties using technologies such as SQL, PL/SQL. , Shell Scripting under AIX
* Provide level 3 technical support on Oracle, UNIX and application issues.
* Candidate must be able to take ownership for assigned tasks and be responsible for gathering and/or filtering requirements, impact analysis and specifying business and IT solutions for projects and/or enhancement request.
* Candidate must be able to interact with other developers, business analysts and business stake holders to produce a high level technical specification/solution document ensuring technical compatibility and end user satisfaction.
* Produce logical systems design models where appropriate in conjunction with Senior Systems Analyst/System Architect.
* Convincing and presenting proposals by way of high level solutions to end users and/or stake holders.
* The ideal candidate will have experience of working on a large Payroll project within financial services and have a good working knowledge of payments systems.
* Able to grasp new concepts quickly, demonstrating understanding of the implications of technical issues on business requirements and / or operations.
* Work calmly and effectively under pressure, being aware of time constraints where appropriate.

The Requirements

* Understands and can communicate well on all aspects of the software development lifecycle e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, documentation and associated methods (Waterfall, Agile, Iterative Development, etc.)
* Knowledge of using source code control systems such as PVSC
* Technical and troubleshooting experience, including the ability to work under pressure and "think outside the box", diagnose log files, simulate problems, etc.
* Strong Unix/Linux and Unix Shell Scripting
* Oracle Database experience
* Oracle RDBMS, SQL*Plus and strong PL/SQL
* Language Knowledge – HTML, JavaScript, JQuery

Additional benefits

* Private medical single cover
* Income protection
* Life assurance
* Bi-annual health assessment
* Holiday – 25 days

You will be eligible of the company bonus scheme of 15% an excellent pension scheme and a whole host of other benefits not available at your average Financial Services Company – so for more details and to secure an interview please apply today.

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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