VIVA USA Inc VDOT Database Administrator 5 in Richmond, Virginia

Req Ref No: RNVAVD13-13 Location: Richmond, VA Duration: 9 Months



The client is seeking a senior oracle database administrator to join the Oracle/SQLServer Database Administration Team in the Enterprise Data Management section. The selected candidate will administrator & support Oracle databases throughout the agency.

The selected candidate will:

Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Independently perform a variety of complicated tasks. Work with a team of Oracle/SQLServer DBAs. Communicate clearly and effectively, both speaking and in writing. Perform installations of database related software. (including database upgrades and patching) Monitor databases to maintain/ensure database uptime and availability. Troubleshoot application/database issues related to connectivity, access, security and etc... Tune long running SQL using AWR/ASH/ADDM/Profiler and etc... Review & refine existing database tasks and processes to better align with agency/group priorities. Perform database migrations between multiple release of Oracle 10g/11g/12c using data pump export/import, RMAN database duplication procedures Leverage & utilize cron and O/S scripting in support of database maintenance/diagnosis/support Review the existing database implementation and propose, execute, and/or direct necessary changes. The successful candidate will be capable of performing an analysis of the effectiveness of the existing system and clearly communicate reasoned justification for continuance and update, or alternative approaches.


Over 5 years of experience in maintaining/supporting Oracle databases. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems with strong technical experience or other applicable and/or equivalent skills, knowledge and/or work history. Demonstrated experience in communicating effectively using standard requirements and design artifacts

Desired knowledge of and experience with the following technologies:

Oracle 11g/12c Advanced oracle features (RAC, Data Guard) Oracle Tools/Functions (RMAN, Data Pump, AWR, ASH, ADDM, Profiler)

Preferred Experience:

Familiarity with Linear referencing systems and how data is maintained Advanced database/SQL tuning concepts skills:

Oracle Database Administration (Linux Servers) - versions 10g/11g/12c - Required - 5 Years Oracle Database Setup/Installation/Patching/Upgrade - Required - 5 Years Oracle Database backup/restore/duplication - Required - 5 Years Oracle Cloud Control Support & Administration - Required - 2 Years Oracle Database Performance & Tuning - Required - 5 Years Oracle Database Administration (Window Servers) - versions 10g/11g/12c - Desired - 3 Years Oracle Administration - Advanced Features (Data Guard) - Desired - 3 Years Oracle Administration - Advanced Features (Partitioning) - Desired - 1 Years Oracle Administration - Advanced Features (12c MultiTenant) - Desired - 1 Years Oracle Administration - Advanced Features (RAC) - Required - 2 Years