Subject Matter Expert with DataBase Experience - TS/SCI with Polygraph required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Database Analysis/Design
Fort Meade, Maryland
Columbia, Maryland

REQ#: RQ62337

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Job Description

As a member of the enterprise Storage and Database Hosting team, the Subject Matter Expert is responsible for keeping Oracle RAC and SQL server databases up and running fast, troubleshooting database errors, performance tuning inefficient database code, creating Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server databases, managing database storage, migrating databases from Solaris servers to Linux servers, setup Oracle Wallet and manage certificates.


In addition to Oracle, the Subject Matter Expert is responsible for the following:

  • Setup, installation, and support for the Microsoft SQL Server database management system, along with SQL Server Failover Clustering.
  • Setup, installation, backups, and support for:
  • PostgreSQL database management system
  • Sybase database management system
  • MySQL database management system
  • Provide monitoring, performance, and tuning of the four database management systems.  Primary focus for this position is on the PostgresSQL and Sybase database management systems.
  • Experience with the Linux and Windows operating systems is required to create database server installation scripts
  • BASH and Powershell scripting
  • Performance tuning on backup/recovery issues and archive systems management software.

Experience managing large scale databases to include Oracle: Database Management, primarily Oracle 10g, 11g, and 12c.  This includes troubleshooting, performance tuning, and familiarity with Oracle networking; along with Automatic Storage Management (ASM), and Real Application Clusters (RAC). 

Understanding of Oracle installation and patching processes, along with service request handling and understanding of Oracle OEM, Grid Control, DbConsole, and 12C Cloud Control; and Oracle backup and recovery features, especially RMAN (Recovery Manager) for backups.

Familiarity and/or understanding of the following is a plus, as these are areas the team supports:

  • Storage arrays, backups, and NAS’s/SAN’s
  • Best practices in relation to creation of aggregates, volumes and iSCSI LUNs
  • Zoning hosts to storage via command line interface
  • NFS, CIFS, and iSCSI protocols
  • EMC, IBM, and Hitachi (Vion) storage arrays
  • Oracle databases, PL/SQL, and other scripting languages
  • Robotic ACS controlled library
  • Oracle, Quantum, or IBM tape libraries and tape drives
  • Isilon and NetApp clusters
  • Vfiler (virtual filer) operations
  • StorN
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph required

Nice-To-Have Skills:

Experience in Linux and Solaris environment

Familiarization with ticketing systems (i.e. SM7, SM9, Remedy, etc.)

Customer Minimal Education/Experience Requirements: Doctorate plus 8 years ,OR Master’s plus 10 years, OR Bachelor’s plus 12 years,  OR Associate’s plus 15 years, OR H.S./GED plus 20 years

To qualify, candidate must also meet these basic qualifications:

  • Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.
  • Must be available for on-call support.
  • Must currently have and be able to maintain a TS/SCI Clearance with Poly
  • One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position: Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP+ CE, GCIH, GCED, CCNP Security, CySA+, GICSP, or CND.
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