Senior Oracle EBS Database Administrator (Remote)

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

REQ#: RQ134803

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Senior Oracle EBS Database Administrator to join our team supporting the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE 's) Office of Corporate Information Systems Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Support Services of their Corporate Business Systems (CBSOM).


  • Perform database administration support services for DOE Financial System (Oracle E-Business), Procurement System (Unison PRISM), Budget Systems (Oracle Hyperion), Data warehouse/Business (OBIEE), iPortal(WebCenter) and other Databases supporting DOE applications.
  • Identify database requirements for each system by analyzing applications and operations, as well as evaluating existing systems to support operational optimization through data integration and data architectural changes
  • Recommending and implementing database security policies
  • Recommending and implementing database backup, recovery, redundancy strategies and support disaster recovery related operations as needed
  • Assist as needed with Configuration Management (CM) activities across all environments in accordance with the CM plans for each system
  • Maintain database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters
  • Implementing automated monitoring to ensure proactive handing of issues
  • In collaboration with CBS and the OCIO Perform random database health checks and prepare a quality assurance and performance review that includes business requirements, testing, upgrades, architecture storage modifications, and adjustments. 
  • Provide break/fix support to include activities necessary to identify and resolve production defects and implement systems stabilization changes
  • Recognizing areas for improvement in the systems and team
  • Taking appropriate action to initiate changes, installing, configuring, upgrading, and maintaining database instances
  • Continuously monitor the databases for storage space, availability, and performance
  • Clone Oracle databases across servers and networks as needed
  • Patch Management and Version Control
  • working independently to perform database performance analysis, capacity planning, system sizing and ongoing maintenance
  • Maintain system documentation, including baseline configurations, installation, upgrades, security, and event logs
  • Work with system owners and CBS security staff to provide input for annual Authorization & Accreditations (A&A) and ATO
  • Establish and maintain SOPs to assure database security, integrity, and accuracy
  • Provide guidance to CBS related to newer technologies such as Oracle ASM, Oracle RAC Clusters, database replication, database archival, compression, audit logs monitoring, and privileged account management
  • Provide support to internal and external data calls
  • Review and provide feedback to system owners on the quarterly Critical Patch Updates (CPU) that come from Oracle. Coordinate with system owners and OCIO on the testing and implementation of these patches across all environments
  • Provide the necessary assistance to support architecture consolidation activities
  • Provide and review a weekly report with the task order lead


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or relevant discipline from an accredited institution with 8 years relevant experience in Oracle Federal Financials and Unison Prism. Without a degree 9-10 years of relevant experience is required. Two thirds of the experience need to be as a database administrator supporting ERP applications, with managing Oracle and Prism implementations being preferred
  • Good understanding of Oracle database, related utilities, and tools
  • Ability to perform both Oracle and operating system performance tuning and monitoring
  • Knowledge of Oracle backup and recovery scenarios
  • Good understanding of Oracle security management
  • Good understanding of Oracle data integrity
  • Experience in code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle
  • Good understanding of both database and system performance tuning
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Good understanding of the business processes
  • Data mining and data warehousing principles
  • Experience driving continuous improvement of business processes and technical operations. 
  • Good team player, able to manage multiple assignments, and adapt to changing client needs
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present to business leaders
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Clearance and successfully pass a thorough Government background screening process requiring the completion of detailed forms and fingerprinting
  • US Citizenship
  • Preferred qualifications (optional)
    • ITIL v3 or v4 certification
    • Experience with ServiceNow for incident management, problem management, and service request management
    • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), OCP Oracle Database Administrator, OCP Oracle e-Business Suite R12 Applications DBA
    • Functional or technical experience with federal Oracle e-Business Suite (EBS) and Unison/Compusearch PRISM
    • Experience with Oracle SOA, Oracle Identity Management, and Oracle RAC
    • Previous Department of Energy experience.


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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The likely salary range for this position is $100,000 - $150,000, 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.

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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.