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Database Administrator

Company: Leidos
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Description:Leidos currently has an opening for a Database Administrator supporting a customized enterprise management application that manages curriculum design, forecasting, student registration, scheduling, instructor management, housing, financial management and comprehensive reporting. The system uses Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server databases. as well as standardized products including Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Linux Server, and VMWare operating systems.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide analysis, design, development, and deployment support for customer database requirements
  • Manage database auditing, to include daily review of audit reports
  • Continually investigate methods to improve database reliability and performance for peer review and implementation alongside developers and systems engineers
  • Provide input on capacity planning, high availability solutions and upgrade strategies
  • Proactive database performance monitoring, tuning and best practices implementation
  • Provide support and guidance to application developers with SQL tuning, data modeling and physical database design
  • Enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards, ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
  • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems. Be available for after-hours maintenance activities
  • Communicate with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors where standard remediation and/or re-engineering and architectural changes may be required
  • Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards
  • Create and manage repeating, automated database tasks.
  • Perform baseline and continuous hardening for Oracle and SQL Server databases according to industry and U.S. Government security controls, and best practicesAdditional Responsibilities:
    • Install, upgrade, and perform regular patch management of database management software components
    • Maintain full operational capability of Oracle (12c/18c) and Microsoft SQL Server (> = 2016) backend databases in support of the various business applications
    • Manage database access, including user, role, profile, and object-level permissionsBasic Qualifications:
      • Bachelors' Degree or additional years of relevant work experience and 4+ years of relevant experience.
      • Strong, hands-on production-level Oracle DBA experience on Unix/LINUX systems
      • Solid production-level SQL Server DBA experience
      • Thorough database high availability and replication experience using utilities such as Oracle RAC, Data Guard, Data Pump, etc.
      • Excellent experience with database design, creation, upgrade
      • Solid knowledge of Oracle 12c and technical database concepts, such as: logical relational data modeling, physical data modeling, tuning large instances, resource management, data replication and backup/recovery techniques.
      • Knowledge of heterogeneous database gateways, esp. between Oracle and SQL Server databases
      • Experience in Oracle database tuning and SQL optimization using Enterprise Manager Cloud Control, AWR/ADDM, etc.
      • Ability to develop key performance metrics
      • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to effectively troubleshoot, resolve, or escalate problems
      • Experience with automating database tasks using T/SQL, PL/SQL, Python, ksh, bash, csh, and (Windows) PowerShell scripting, and other automation utilities
      • Must have excellent communications and documentation skills
      • Understanding of Change and Incident Management processes, including
      • Subversion revision controlPreferred Qualifications:
        • Oracle Database Administrator Certifications
        • Relevant AWS certification preferredPay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00#Remote

Keywords: Leidos, Sterling , Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Sterling, Virginia

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