Senior Database Administrator - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Join the top Information Technology and Analytic professionals in the industry to make invaluable contributions to our national security on a daily basis. In this innovative, self-contained, Big Data environment, the ManTech team is responsible for everything from infrastructure, to application development, to data science, to advanced analytics and beyond. The team is diverse, the questions are thought-provoking, and the opportunities for growth and advancement are numerous


The successful candidate will work as part of the overall DBA team to determine, implement, and maintain the most efficient ways to organize and store data.   

Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Participating in the design, maintenance, enhancement, coding, and administration of relational databases
  • Managing, monitoring, and administering database system performance and schedules
  • Monitoring the performance of system files and managing system data to maintain performance efficiency
  • Conducting performance tuning, baselining and forecasting system performance, and managing configurations
  • Providing technical support in the evaluation of prime object names, data elements, and other objects
  • Recommending appropriate procedure, query, or package changes and optimizations to ensure and improve system performance and reliability
  • Installing and configuring database environments
  • Performing backups, restores, and archiving data
  • Participating in server and storage capacity management and planning for the most complex and critical systems
  • Recommending and implementing approved process and tool improvements

Required Experience, Skills, & Technologies

  • Significant experience with Oracle 12c architecture and database design, and related Oracle technologies (Partition, TDE Encryption, Pluggable Database, etc.) on Linux systems
  • Significant Oracle Exadata experience
  • Significant Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance experience
  • Significant PL/SQL developer experience
  • Significant Oracle Label Security (OLS) experience
  • Significant experience with performance tuning, capacity planning, and optimization of database environments
  • Strong understanding of high-availability solutions and architecture
  • Strong understanding of backup methodologies and their implementation (RMAN, Data Guard)
  • Experience developing processes and procedures to standardize database installations and configurations
  • Experience managing very large databases (terabytes and petabytes)
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Experience automating, scripting, and streamlining processes for efficiency and accuracy; shell scripting experience

Desired Experience, Skills & Technologies

  • Experience with PostgreSQL architecture, database design, administration, and related technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience configuring and maintaining Oracle in a Cloud environment
  • Oracle OCP or OCM certification(s)
  • Strong Linux experience
  • Experience migrating from Spark Oracle to X86 systems

Security Clearance Required:

  • TS/SCI Polygraph


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