Oracle Database Administrator - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

San Antonio
United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology/related discipline is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
UNIX/LINUX experience
Extensive Oracle DBA experience, especially 12c
Experience with Oracle Label Security
Thorough understanding of industry standard security practices for hardening enterprise level, web-enabled server operations
Familiarity developing web applications using PL/SQL and PHP
Ability to write and maintain high quality documentation
Help desk experience required
Applicant must travel to support business needs
Applicants must meet and maintain DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAT-II or higher
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently with little supervision
Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, retain, and apply good interpersonal skills, and perform effectively under time pressure
This position requires a minimum of a TS/SCI clearance. Must be willing and able to obtain a polygraph within a reasonable amount of time after hire, with acceptable timing determined by manager. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Oracle Database Administrator in our San Antonio, TX location. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
Design and build web and database servers from the ground up, including hardware selection, O/S installation, and installation/configuration of Oracle RDBMS software
Provide day-to-day operation and maintenance of multiple mission-critical Trusted Web Servers and 12c Oracle Databases
Troubleshoot, repair, and patch database and web servers
Analyze and determine customers’ data management needs, storage requirements and data output and reporting capabilities
Define logical attributes and interrelationships and designs data structures to accommodate database production, storage, maintenance and accessibility
Execute tasks such as backup, recovery, testing and auditing to ensure the integrity of the system’s data
Monitor key metrics in the systems to identify trends and analyze for problems
Develop policies, procedures and standards
Assist application developers with database aspects of development (database object creation, SQL tuning, etc.)
Rollout new application code / builds in various production Oracle 12c environments
Participate in teams that study data problems, execute trade studies, and resolve identified problem(s)
May be scheduled for after-hours support and may be required to apply production packages or perform maintenance operations during nonpeak hours
Open & follow-up on service support tickets with Oracle support
Build and troubleshoot user accounts issues
Company Overview
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran