Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Temporary
Job Location: Edinburgh

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Applications Operations Engineer based in Edinburgh (Hybrid).


Pay Rate: PAYE: £447.44 per day/ UMB: £575.00 per day

Contract length: 5 Months


Job Description:

Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Database Designer with experience of Enterprise database design, preferably experienced with the Oracle stack, to join their team. You will be responsible for designing and developing a database for managing observing site metadata, using an Oracle database, as well as designing and optimising SQL/PLSQL and Apex applications. You will be working closely with other developers in the team and stakeholders to ensure the project delivers an efficient, reliable, and secure database with optimised user tools.



  • Design and develop complex databases preferably using Oracle.
  • Write and optimize SQL statements, PL/SQL code, and Apex applications to allow user interactions.
  • Ensure data integrity, security, and performance of databases.
  • Collaborate with other developers and stakeholders to gather requirements and develop solutions.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database related issues and happy working in a dynamic environment.
  • Support and provide technical advice on these technologies and promote best practise to the wider team.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in database design and development.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL, PL/SQL, and Apex.
  • Experience with database design, performance tuning, and security.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.


Apply online or contact Olivia Mason on 01925 377 878. You can also email for more information on this role.

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