Oracle DBA - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer service oriented Oracle Database Administrator to join our team in Springfield, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with SAIC. Description: This role will support the Database team in the administration of the Database platforms, supporting functions across one or more teams or clients, including designing, implementing and maintaining new databases, backup/recovery and configuration management. This role will lead efforts to accelerate development of automation scripts for deployment, configuration, security hardening and patch management of standard database and Web Service platforms using pre-developed automation assets. Key Duties include: 1. Working with other teams to consolidate database instances and storage using capacity and performance analysis tools to identify underutilized instances, duplicate copies of data and identify associated server, network and storage resources that can be �right sized" in preparation for transition to new CoLo datacenter or hybrid cloud. 2. Solving database and SQL performance issues using Oracle native tools including SQL Rewrite. 3. Evaluate utilization of Exadata systems workloads to determine the strategy for use and migration moving forward. Some consolidation of Exadatas is expected as the existing workload moves to more cloud-friendly, lighter weight database platforms readily available in all major cloud service provider environments. 4. Provide leadership in problem determination/analysis and isolate system problems utilizing diagnostic and system management tools (i.e. system dumps and system/component traces, monitoring tools, vendor problem data bases). 5. Maintain security hardened baseline configurations and deploy security (patches), software maintenance (patches) and new software releases and supporting products infrastructure as directed by the system owner, policy, or the Cybersecurity Directorate. 6. Lead the Engineering, integration, implementation, and operation of a virtualization strategy to include Database server consolidation, storage consolidation, and automation. Automation includes seamless Database provisioning, and non-disruptive workflow/application/data migrations. 7. Maintain up-to-date documentation of all procedures, infrastructure diagrams, system configuration and baseline standards, implementation plans, system back out plans, system recovery plans, maintenance plans, system upgrades, and all system changes. 8. Provide leadership in process, management and resolution of all event, warning, alert, as well as alarm messages. Contractor shall design and implement automated responses to system issues (e.g., automatic failover, resource allocation adjustments).


10+ years of experience and a B.S. and M.S. degree. Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience and MS can be substituted with an additional 2 years of related experience
• 10 years' experience with Oracle systems
• 10 years experience with Oracle Data Guard for multi-site failover and smarter use of standby databases for reporting and analysis functions, rather than sitting idle awaiting failover operations.
• 5 years experience Exadata systems
• US Citizenship
• Full BI required prior to start

Desired Qualifications