Talent Orchard Sr. Database Admin in Reston, Virginia


Position Description

Talent Orchard is seeking a senior level Database Administrator/Consultant to support and tune Oracle 11g and 12c databases. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 10 years of experience with managing and supporting Oracle in Unix environments and a total of 12+ years in IT. The candidate should be a self-starter, have excellent communication skills and work seamlessly in a team environment.

Skills Required

Implements and maintains smooth operation and physical design of databases. Conducts performance tuning of indexes and databases in general. Reviews database design and integration of systems, provides backup recovery and makes recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements. Maintains security and integrity controls. Formulates policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management, and monitors transaction activity and utilization. May develop stored procedures.

Skills Preferred

Experience Required

  • 10 years of experience with Oracle databases in a Unix environment o Extensive experience with Oracle 11g and 12c Architecture. o Extensive experience with Solaris and Linux Operating Systems o Extensive understanding of high-availability solutions – RAC and Maximum Availability Architectures o Extensive experience with Capacity planning, Database tuning and Performance monitoring. o Experience automating, scripting and streamlining processes for efficiency and accuracy – Unix shell scripting using ksh or bash desirable o Comprehensive understanding of Oracle backup methodologies, their implementation via GUI as well as scripts. Experience with setup and scheduling of RMAN backups as well as successful database restores o Complete understanding of DR technologies such as Data Guard o Ability and experience with the development of processes and procedures to standardize Database installations and configuration o Strong understanding of hardware and infrastructure including but not limited to the OS, storage and networks o Ability to analyze and troubleshoot Oracle server related issues o Experience with the development of architectural and functional process diagrams for Oracle database services

Experience Preferred

  • Experience with Job Scheduling Systems – preferably Tidal o Experience in disk array storage solutions – preferably NetApp o Experience in Backup / Recovery solutions – preferably CommVault

Education Required

  • 21+ Years with HS 17+ Years with AA 15+ Years with BS 13+ Years with MS 10+ Years with PhD

Education Preferred

  • Oracle OCP or OCM Certification

Job Title: Sr. Database Admin

Job ID: 27043399

Location: Reston, VA