Lead Database Administrator (Hybrid)

Clearance Level
Database Analysis/Design
Remote, Working from the USA
Key Skills For Success


Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle Federal Financials

REQ#: RQ170534
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

We are seeking a Database & Middleware Lead for our Healthcare Integrated General Ledger Accounting System (HIGLAS) project with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) program. 

As the Lead DBA, HOM (Hosting, Operations, Maintenance), you will have the opportunity to collaborate with leadership in developing the roadmap for technology advancement and innovation.

HIGLAS 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. Utilizing Oracle Federal Financials as the base application of HIGLAS 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.


  • Responsible for smooth operations and maximum availability of databases and middleware for all applications and tools
  • Leads efforts to define database strategy, architecture, standards and procedures to preserve the integrity and security of HIGLAS, CBS and HBI data resources
  • Supports Oracle ERP, Hyperion and OBIEE application development and operations by leading in the creation of standards and procedures related to database management systems
  • Collaborates with application and hosting to lead efforts to maintain and improve database and application performance
  • Designs and implements Oracle Maximum Availability Standards RAC solutions
  • Creates and Manages Annual Instance Clone Schedule
  • Creates and Manages Oracle Patching Schedules for n-1 patching
  • Responsible for all databases security and availability
  • Leads and Manages Oracle Software upgrades
  • Plans and manages capacity of database management systems


  • BS/BA in Information Technology or related technical discipline and 10+ years’ experience within Oracle applications environment (installation, configuration, upgrade, patching), preferably in R12.2.x environment.

  • 5+ years of experience with Oracle eBusiness Suite

  • Experience with Oracle EBS Financials (preferably to include OBIEE and 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.

  • Managerial experience in highly complex, high-volume, very large databases for Oracle Federal Financial environment with a significant number of direct staff (10+)

  • Experience maintaining maximum availability, Oracle Middleware, Oracle Applications Technology Stack, Database backups, Disaster Recovery, Clones, Patches, Performance Management and Daily operations and development for Oracle ERP, Hyperion, OBIEE etc. and managing/control of substantial IT production operations with responsibility for ensuring established service levels were met

  • Skill in analyzing complex problems and developing solutions


    • Knowledge of earned value management, budgeting, providing estimates.

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

    • Experience in Informatica archive solution.

    • Knowledge and expertise on change migration tools.

    • Knowledge and expertise on automation (Shell, Perl scripting).


    Remote with onsite work in Windsor Mill, MD one day each week. Candidates in the DC area strongly preferred.


    Ability to obtain a Public Trust: candidate must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years and pass a public trust background investigation.


    • 401K with company match

    • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

    • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

    • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

    • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

    • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays



    Work Requirements
    Years of Experience

    10 + years of related experience

    * may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


    Travel Required


    Salary and Benefit Information

    The likely salary range for this position is $140,899 - $184,000. 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. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

    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.