Are you the experienced Oracle database administrator who likes to do day-to-day administration along with working on projects within an interdisciplinary Platform team? Do you make the difference for your co-workers and our clients with your experience and knowledge?

Ortec Finance has a position available for an

Oracle DBA Specialist

What do we have to offer?

Ortec Finance develops and hosts applications for pension funds, asset managers, banks, housing associations and municipalities to help them in financial decision-making. We sell and support these solutions around the globe. Together with your colleagues from the Platform team, you are responsible for the rapidly growing platform services of Ortec Finance. You manage the Oracle databases and provide our business and development teams with database support and advice.

You work with many different (cloud) techniques to offer the customers of Ortec Finance the best in terms of performance, continuity, and security.
Your activities and responsibilities include:

  • Install, manage, and monitor Oracle databases
  • Disaster recovery with Data Guard
  • Facilitating test environments for Business and Development departments
  • Scripting (bash shell)

Maintenance on our globally used systems can take place outside regular office hours. Because of that you also will have 24/7 support shifts once every six or seven weeks.

The platform services team is part of the Operations department. The platform team is a small autonomous multifunctional team that currently consists of four experienced specialists in the field of Linux, Oracle RDBMS, MSSQL, WebLogic and Puppet. The team works according to agile scrum methodology in sprints of two weeks.

At Ortec Finance, we will support you in your personal development by learning new things. This could include training and certification on patch automation, Puppet, Oracle WebLogic and Microsoft SQL Server databases. Later in your career, training in Azure or other Cloud Native applications can be added.

What’s in it for you?

We offer you a challenging and rewarding role in a growing company, while being part of an inspirational global business with a lot of opportunities for personal and professional career development.

The salary range is 40.000 – 45.000 EUR annually based on a fulltime contract, dependent on your role, competency profile and experience.

In addition, we offer you excellent benefits, including:

  • An open and informal work environment (Active staff association, annual ski trip, staff social events, annual summer and Christmas party and much more) with inspiring, smart and enthusiastic colleagues
  • Opportunities to develop yourself with a training program as well as weekly research and knowledge meetings
  • Working from the office in Rotterdam (with possibility to partly work from your home office)
  • The prospect of a permanent contract because we strive for a long-term collaboration
  • In addition to the base salary, we offer a fixed 13th month, 8% holiday allowance, participation in a bonus scheme, participation in the pension scheme, commute, and business travel allowance, working from home allowance, 27 vacation days and the possibility to buy more.

Who are you?

For this position we are looking for an analytical and accurate person. You feel responsible for the database stack and associated solutions. You are a real team player, though stand-alone assignments are part of the job. You want to achieve tangible results. And of course, you recognize yourself in our core values.

In addition, the following aspects are important:

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a similar direction
  • You have experience with or a professional interest in Oracle DBA
  • You have basic knowledge of SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle Data Guard, Advanced Compression or Advanced Security or has a genuine passion to learn about these technologies.
  • Being fluent in English is a requirement, command of the Dutch language is a pre
  • You have to be able to work in the Netherlands

Who are we?

Working at Ortec Finance means working somewhere else. It means working in a world where colleagues meet, gather knowledge and where likeminded peers are always willing to help each other. Where the organizational culture is friendly, flat and non-political.

Working at Ortec Finance also means working in a continuously innovating world where science, academics and mathematics dominate, since models are key in helping Ortec Finance’ clients with complex financial decisions. Because that’s what we love: giving our clients the best advice possible. Where the daily job is very in-depth, based on evidence and relevant for society. It means a job that matters. Where the learning curve is steep; we learn something new every single day. And we need to because continuous innovation is key. Especially in a fin tech world. We don’t necessarily follow all conventions. Because yes, we are a bit rebellious too.

Ortec Finance is the leading provider of technology and solutions for risk and return management. It is our purpose to enable people to manage the complexity of investment decisions. We do this through delivering leading technologies and solutions for investment decision-making to financial institutions around the world. Our strength lies in an effective combination of advanced models, innovative technology and in-depth market knowledge. More at

More information or do you want to apply?

For more information regarding this position please contact Marco Goedendorp, Team Leader Platform Team at +31 10 700 5000 or send an email to

So, do you want to join Ortec Finance? Please use the application button. Be creative if you want.

We hope to meet you soon!

  • Experienced Professional
  • Rotterdam / Amsterdam
  • Fulltime
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