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Senior Technical Specialist

England, Havant, Hampshire / Reading, Berkshire, England
£55573 - £63643 per annum
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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About the Role

Base Location: Havant or Reading

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

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

SSE IT is looking for a highly self-motivated individual to fill the role of Corporate Solutions Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Technical Specialist. The successful applicant will be working as part of the Corporate Solutions Delivery and Support Group within the Corporate Directorate. This is a challenging role, and we are looking for an enthusiastic, committed, and versatile individual. Reporting to the Corporate Solutions Technical Team Leader you will be mainly responsible for the day-to-day technical support and development of SSE's Corporate Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. With minimal support, you will be heavily involved in the timely resolution of any non-functional incidents and problems that occur and responsible for the design, development, system testing, UAT and rollout, of both technical enhancements and additions involving this infrastructure.

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 OIC/OCI implementation; 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.

- Providing custodianship for the integration patterns SSE will be supporting. RESTAPI, JSON and Postman knowledge are examples of knowledge we will require.

What do I need?

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

- Hands-on experience with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure foundational services.

- A strong technical understanding of Oracle EBS 12.2 integration capabilities and PL/SQL would be desirable but not essential.

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

An excellent package with 34 days holiday 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 actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted 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 differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on 01738 275846.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records 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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