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Oracle DBA

ABBTECH Professional Resources Inc. | Reston VA 22201 USA | Full Time | Posted: 07/13/2020

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This family is responsible for performing database administration in support of the Database Management Systems (DBMS) applications. Responsible for software development and maintenance teams, including database definition, structure, long-range requirements, operational guidelines, and security and integrity controls. May propose and implement enhancements to improve performance and reliability. May maintain databases across multiple platforms and computer environments. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee). SCOPE: Performs complex database administration assignments essential to the production and development of Database Management Systems (DBMS) applications. Assignments, which are in direct support of software development and maintenance teams, include database analysis, security support, design, software use, performance monitoring and tuning, and general technical expertise. Reviews and ensures integrity via standardized support tools. Ensures and monitors that assignments are performed in accordance with database administration guidelines, standards and procedures for applications development, implementation, testing, and migration. May provide work direction and guidance to others. PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Works on complex problems where analysis of situation or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. IMPACT: Decisions or failure to achieve goals results in additional costs and personnel and serious delays in overall schedules. LIAISON: Frequently interacts with customers and/or functional peer group managers. May interact with senior management. Interactions normally involve matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company. FREEDOM TO ACT: Work is accomplished without considerable direction. Exerts significant latitude in determining objectives of assignments. May determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may supervise or provide guidance to other personnel. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT: KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITY: Involves comprehensive knowledge of this administrative field and the ability to complete difficult and complex assignments. TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in related field and 7+ years related experience


This position is 100% remote. The Senior Database Administrator will be able to support an enterprise production mission centric system. The candidate will need to possess a comprehensive understanding of hardware/software, cloud/virtualized environments (AWS, Amazon RDS for Oracle and Oracle 19c) and related peripheral equipment. The DBA will need to conduct database capacity planning, develop new and update current databases in ‘on-premises’, virtual, and cloud environments. The candidate will assist developers, data analysts, and data scientists with access to enterprise data for development, integration, testing, and production databases. The DBA will be able to tune systems for optimal performance, manage clusters, replication, mirroring, data recovery, testing, back-up, and security. Will also assist with the transition of databases to the cloud and providing production support. The candidate will have experience in Linux systems and deployment automation.
Must be a strong verbal and written communicator, able to communicate with non and partially technical customer personnel. Must be able to work with a dynamic and diverse team of management personnel, technical and engineering personnel, and non-technical staff. Will be able to develop, document, and maintain standards, best practices, or system usage procedures. Will be able to participate and contribute in various project meetings as a subject matter expert. Will be able to support project schedules. Candidate must have a calm and poised ability to resolve/troubleshoot incidents and problems.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree Computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required. 5 years’ experience. 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
• Minimum 5 years of experience as an Oracle DBA
• Amazon RDS and/or Aurora experience
• Must be familiar with working and managing enterprise level mission critical databases on Linux platforms in an AWS environment
• Must be able to pass a Department of Veterans Affairs background check

Preferred Requirements:
• Proven working experience as a Database Administrator in a production environment
• Previous experience supporting Department of Veterans Affairs information technology claims processing is highly desired
• Database performance monitoring and optimization
• Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, and integrity
• Previous experience with DBA case tools (frontend/backend) and third party tools
• Experience in scripting and automation
• Problem solving skills and ability to understand algorithms
• Experience managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtual and physical Linux platforms hosting databases and applications supporting enterprise operations
• Experience installing and managing VMWare products is highly desired
• Experience with shell scripting, python, and ETL tools is highly desirable
• Experience managing Linux based servers and applications in the AWS cloud environment
• Knowledge of relational database analysis and design
• Familiarity with scripting languages (Python, Perl, Shell Scripting, etc.)
• Demonstrated knowledge of development operations concepts
• Experience with revision control systems such as Git
• Experience in Linux systems and deployment automation a plus
• Administer document and system access rights and revision control to ensure security of system
• Implement compliance changes via procedural recommendations from Risk Management
• Experience in multi-node setup, clustering, and load balancing
• Must be a self-starter and be able to work on multiple complex projects
• Controlling access permissions, privileges to ensure data security
• Shall be able to provide user manuals including data standards, procedures and definition for data dictionary
• Experience with HL7 and data security procedures in healthcare development, test and production environme

ABBTECH is an EOE/Minorities/Women/Disabled Individuals/Vetera

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Location Reston, VA, 22201, United States
Categories Professional
Sec Clearances Other

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Terrance Williams
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Primary Phone 703-489-0263
Job Code 18874