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Senior Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) - SECRET Clearance
Aurora, Colorado
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Applied on April 7, 2020
Job Id #40033 Posted January 14, 2020

As a Sr Database Administrator, the selected candidate will perform: Oracle 11g & 12c Database Administration to include the following:

  • Configuration, management, and maintenance of complex relational databases
  • Evaluation and installation of database software releases, patches and system upgrades
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of database tuning: software configuration, memory usage, data access, data manipulation, SQL, and physical storage
  • Strong SQL DML and DDL capability
  • Strong Oracle Support utility skills (PL/SQL, SQL, Python, DataPump/export/import, SQLLoader
  • Willingness to support/lead Database development efforts
  • Willingness to support data loading and validation efforts
  • Database Benchmarking (Threshold Forecasting, Sizing, Capacity Planning, Trend/Predictive Analysis, Testing/Stressing, and recovery planning)
  • Database Requirements Analysis
  • Database scripts/package deployment
  • Database Administration support to include occasional weekends
  • Database configuration/deployment support to site
  • Strong database data integrity & stored procedure testing experience
  • Documentation


Required Skills:

  • Minimum 6+ years Database Administrator experience with Oracle 11g & 12c RDBMS
  • Experience with RAC/Grid Control/ASM
  • Experience with Data Guard/RMAN
  • Experience with development and execution of database security policies, procedures and auditing-experience with database authentication methods, authorization methods, and data encryption techniques.
  • Strong scripting skills using Linux, Bash, Perl, and Python.
  • Willingness to share knowledge and mentor team members
  • Experience with security requirements for databases, developing, documenting, and implementing backup and recovery procedures.
  • Experience with database performance tuning, partitioning, blobs, database storage management, data security and protection, performing backups/ restores, and archiving data.
  • Skills working with Oracle PL/SQL, stored procedures, and SQL queries.
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen and hold an active DoD Secret Security Clearance.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with databases in secure environments (familiarity with STIGS, hardening, etc.)
  • Experience with data modeling and design using Oracle Designer, SQL Developer
  • Experience with the following: Chef, Java, Ruby, Clearcase, Clearquest, jitterbit, VMware


Education Requirements:
Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience, unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

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