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Database Administrator
Ref No.: 17-02808
Location: Reston, Virginia
Database Administrator
Reston, VA
2 Month Contract

Job Details:

Our Client 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.

Required Skills:
  • 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.
Required Experience:
  • 10 years of experience with Oracle databases in a Unix environment
  • Extensive experience with Oracle 11g and 12c Architecture.
  • Extensive experience with Solaris and Linux Operating Systems
  • Extensive understanding of high-availability solutions – RAC and Maximum Availability Architectures
  • Extensive experience with Capacity planning, Database tuning and Performance monitoring.
  • Experience automating, scripting and streamlining processes for efficiency and accuracy – Unix shell scripting using ksh or bash desirable
  • 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 Complete understanding of DR technologies such as Data Guard
  • Ability and experience with the development of processes and procedures to standardize Database installations and configuration
  • Strong understanding of hardware and infrastructure including but not limited to the OS, storage and networks
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot Oracle server related issues
  • Experience with the development of architectural and functional process diagrams for Oracle database services
  • 21+ Years with HS
  • 17+ Years with AA
  • 15+ Years with BS
  • 13+ Years with MS
  • 10+ Years with PhD
  • Oracle OCP or OCM Certification
Preferred Experience:
  • Experience with Job Scheduling Systems preferably Tidal
  • Experience in disk array storage solutions – preferably NetApp
  • Experience in Backup / Recovery solutions – preferably CommVault