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Senior Database Administrator

Posted on Jan 26, 2019 by Preferred Systems Solutions

Chantilly, VA 20151
Information Technology
20 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
Are you a talented Senior Database Administrator looking for the next step in your career? Check out PSS!

Position Description
PSS, Inc. is actively seeking a Senior Database Administrator to join our growing team located in Chantilly, Virginia. 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.

Clearance Requirements
TS/SCI with Polygraph (Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required.)

Position Requirements

Active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering, or 10 years of DBA related experience may be substituted for education.

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, etc.) on Linux systems

Significant PL/SQL developer 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)

Significant GoldenGate experience

Experience developing processes and procedures to standardize database installations and configurations

Experience managing very large databases (terabytes and petabytes)

Strong documentation skills

Desired Experience, Skills & Technologies

Oracle OCP or OCM certification(s)

Strong Linux experience

Experience migrating from Spark Oracle to X86 systems

Experience automating, scripting, and streamlining processes for efficiency and accuracy; shell scripting experience

About PSS:
Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. (PSS) is a recognized leader in providing Information Technology, Engineering Services, Program Management, and Consulting Services. For over 20 years, PSS has enabled Government and Commercial clients to achieve their organizational initiatives through the application of high quality, innovative, and cost effective professional services and solutions. PSS provides a positive working environment, with opportunities for advancement in our growing local Federal sector workforce.

PSS is committed to the diversity we bring to the marketplace by being an EEOC/AA employer who is committed to hiring a diverse team of professionals to provide world class services and products aimed at exceeding our customer's expectations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. PSS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Reference: 631905020

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