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EBS Senior Technical Specialist

Hampshire, England, Havant
£55573 - £63643 per annum
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

Job Details

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Penner Road, Havant

Salary: £55,573 - £63,643 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

Reporting to the Oracle EBS Technical Delivery and Support team's Team Leader you will be mainly responsible for the day to day technical support and development of SSE's business critical Harmony application hosted on Oracle eBusiness Suite (EBS) version 12.2.9. With minimal support from the Lead Technical Specialist you will be heavily involved in the timely resolution of any non-functional incidents and problems that occur and also responsible for the design, development, system testing, UAT and rollout, of both technical software enhancements and additions to any EBS module within Harmony.

Key duties and responsibilities of the role:

- Working to defined standards, provide support, estimation, design and development input into new developments to our core applications.

- With minimal assistance support our existing EBS configuration, customisations and extensions; responding to support calls raised, investigating root causes for errors and effectively managing Service Requests and Bugs with Oracle.

- Working with Technical Architecture to understand the Oracle technology roadmap, and assist with design on major new development or upgrade projects.

- Provide impact assessment, deployment and regression support of infrastructure support packs and patches.

- Designing and developing small scale fixes, enhancement requests, and managing delivery to agreed timescales.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- In-depth practical and theoretical knowledge of the key technologies, structures, tables and interactions between the modules that underpin Oracle EBS 12.2 and how they can be utilised to develop robust, efficient and scalable solutions.

- Have a proven background in Oracle PL/SQL and Workflow development for Oracle eBusiness and ideally have experience of Oracle Cloud offerings (OIC/OCI), developing Java, Web ADI, Oracle OAF or Fusion apps. Experience with Oracle Enterprise Command Centre and AWS administration is extremely desirable but not essential.

- Excellent technical computing, analysis, design and development skills to a proven professional level.

- Able to take ownership of problems and requests as well as the ability to work in a pressurised environment.

- Possess a strong desire and ability for constant learning, coupled with willingness and ability to share technical knowledge with the team.

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Further actions

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on 01738 275846.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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