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DATE ADDED: Fri 11/10/2019

Senior Oracle DBA

Arlington, VA, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description
Job #: 1005970
Job Description

Apex is looking for an experienced Senior Oracle Database Administrator. The ideal candidate will support, manage, and monitor mission critical IDENT Production and Non-Production databases in a fast-paced team environment. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Patches, upgrades, and troubleshoots production and non-production databases
  • Conducts performance tuning of indexes and optimization of storage functionality
  • Reviews database design and integration of systems
  • Provides backup recovery and makes recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements
  • Supports development effort and production deployment releases
  • Synchronizes development, test, and production environment on a regular basis
  • Monitors database activities and their resource utilization
  • Maintains security and integrity controls
  • May work on-call rotation for application support
  • May support overnight, late-night, early-morning, and/or weekend O&M activities
  • May provide support with technical documentation

  • BS + 5 plus yrs of related experience

Required Qualifications
  • U.S. citizeship
  • DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS HQ Final Suitability
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

Desired Qualifications
  • BS or MS in computer science or information systems field of study
  • 5+ yrs experince in database administration
  • Oracle Certification(s)
  • Experience working with large Oracle databases (> 500TB)
  • Experience working with Oracle RAC databases 12c
  • Experience installing, configuring, and managing Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) 12c Cloud Control
  • Experience installing/maintaining Oracle databases in AIX, Linux, and Windows operating systems
  • Experience in Oracle ASM, Data Guard, Oracle cloud control/ Grid Control (OEM) and RMAN
  • Experienced in high availability and disaster recovery solutions, including database failover and data center switchover
  • Experience in database and application performance tuning
  • Experience with SQL and PL/SQL
  • Experience engineering production infrastructure using code and repeatable designs
  • Experience developing solutions using automation tools such as Ansible
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes and experience evolving to Agile development lifecycles
  • Knowledge of networking and software defined networking in cloud environments
  • Ability to articulate complex architectures to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to document solutions and train operational teams on supportability
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (e.g., Redshift, S3)
  • Experience configuring, deploying, administering, and maintaining Redshift databases on an AWS platform
  • Performing datatype conversion from Oracle to Redshift

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