Oracle eBusiness Suite (EBS) Database Administrator (DBA)

Clearance Level
Database Analysis/Design
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ130313

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

At GDIT you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how GDIT supports federal agencies in achieving their mission. Our continued success on the HOM Program depends on a Senior Oracle eBusiness Suite (EBS) Database Administrator (DBA) joining our team to support our existing DBA team members in performing at the highest levels for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Financial Management Systems Group (FMSG).  

The primary application that GDIT supports on the HOM Program is the Healthcare Integrated General Ledger Accounting System (HIGLAS) which is a very large complex system with approximately 3,000 total users, processing an average of 4.5 million transactional claim records per day which equates to over 1.2 billion annually. There are an average of 46,000 new account receivables and 168,000 payments processed per day along with 20,000 queries/reports run daily. Utilizing Oracle Federal Financials as the base application of HIGLAS, it provides CMS with a uniform financial management system to account for over $1 Trillion in outlays for healthcare each year across multiple lines of business.

In this role you will:

  • Support our mission critical production environments including our validation, test, and development environments.

  • Support mission critical production systems, to include being available as needed for off-hour deployments over nights and weekends; or to support on-call team members. 

  • Support an Oracle EBS 12.2.x Database 19c RAC and Data Guard Databases along with other applications and databases

  • Automate routine DBA tasks using Python, shell scripts

  • Triage issues and provide root cause analysis

  • Provide solutions to improve system performance tuning/optimization.

  • Support capacity planning and forecasting

  • Proactively monitor and quickly address identified application or system issues

  • Clone, patch and upgrade the Oracle DB & eBusiness Suite (EBS)/HIGLAS

  • Backup and restore the database and applications

  • Maintain and support the synchronization of our production and disaster recovery (DR) environments

  • Support migrations of data and code to various environments

What you’ll Need:

  • BS/BA in Information Technology or related technical discipline

  • 10+ years’ experience supporting Oracle eBusiness Suite (EBS) applications and environments (installation, configuration, upgrade, patching). Preferably R12.2.x environment with Database 19c.

  • Strong backup and recovery skills and experience using RMAN

  • Strong troubleshooting skills, performance testing and optimization

  • Experience with OBIEE, SOA, Oracle IDM/SSO, GRC installations, configuration, patching and production support

  • Experience in designing, developing, and testing updates and new enhancements within RDBMS and Oracle DB concepts.

  • Capacity planning and High Availability (HA) configuration with DR setup and configuration experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in archive and purge solutions for EBS R12.2

  • Experience in DevOps / DevSecOps

  • Good hands-on experience in Oracle Enterprise Manager configuration and support

  • Hands on experience with Ansible, Shell or Perl Script, GIT

  • Knowledge and expertise in Shell, Perl scripting and/or Python coding

  • Knowledge of Exadata engineered systems

Attributes for Success:

  • A Consultative Mindset for solving problems and presenting solutions to our team and our customer

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Being a Team Player, including flexibility to support others when needed



The likely salary range for this position is $77,875 - $130,062, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.