Oracle Database Administrator

Clearance Level
Database Analysis/Design
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi
Onsite Workplace
REQ#: RQ123866
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Required Specialized Skills:

  • Detailed knowledge, training and expertise in Database Administration of an Oracle Database Management System (DBMS) to include Oracle Performance Tuning, Oracle Administration, Operating Systems (OSs), Scripting Languages, and Oracle Administration in a RedHat Linux and Solaris environment.
  • Knowledge of DISA Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIGs) and the ability to evaluate cybersecurity compliance of Oracle DBMS software against the DISA STIG.
  • Experience with transitioning Oracle DBMS software and databases onto RedHat Enterprise Linux Servers. Familiarity with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7/8 Operating Systems.
  • Experience with creating and modifying scripts.  
  • Ability to provide software support for installation and testing of Oracle DBMS vendor patches, including installation and configuration of the Oracle patch utility.
  • Participates in the design, maintenance, troubleshooting, enhancement, coding, and administration of relational databases.
  • Analyzes and determines information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality, including performing proactive maintenance such as ensuring continued space availability, monitoring activity, and documenting problems, changes, and solutions.
  • Tests and troubleshoots designed applications and their database connections.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and vendors' best security practices as assigned.

Preferred Skills, Qualifications or Experience:

  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills, to include presentation to management.
  • Previous assignments that include design of data dictionaries, database structure and layout, installing, upgrading, and managing database applications.
  • Familiarity using Puppet, Ansible, and/or other configuration management software.
  • Experience with a Xymon monitoring solution for an Oracle DBMS.
  • Familiar with ESRI ArcSDE.
  • Knowledge of the Oracle Spatial Engine.
  • Experience working in the Federal work space with emphasis on Department of Defense / U.S. Navy operating environments.
  • Knowledge of Oceanographic databases, applications and systems.  

Required Education:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a curriculum or major field of study which provides substantial knowledge useful in database administration. Previous military or technical experience, education, and technical certifications may be substituted for the education requirement.

Required Experience: Increasingly complex and progressive experience in performing database administration or related IT operations. Must have experience as a RedHat Linux Oracle DBA. Has experience with current and emerging technologies. 

Travel Required: None
About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.