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Job #: R-00015348
Location: Greenbelt, MD
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

More About the Role:
The Sr Database Administrator supports the Decennial Systems of Systems hybrid cloud infrastructure and its applications. The DevOps/Migration team is responsible for migrating application teams into a hybrid environment, implementing automation, continuous integration, and deployment activities. The team remediates issues, coordinates escalations, provides customer service, and performs all DevOps & migration activities of hybrid cloud resources.

**Must be US Citizen (customer requirement) and able to obtain as Public Trust clearance**

What You'll Get to Do:
•Support the duties of the DevOps team; work with the team leads to execute & enhance DevOps SOP’s.
•Manage, coordinate, track, report, process and work tickets daily and across shifts.
•Manage, coordinate, implement and remediate security compliance & vulnerabilities.
•Provide database diagnoses to remediate issues while engaging other teams as needed.
•Provide database resource system monitoring & remediation support.
•Provide database system access management support.
•Perform database capacity planning including allocating and planning future storage requirements.
•Support and coordinate the implementation of database products (Oracle, MySQL/PostGres, MSSQL, MangoDB) on a variety of platforms (VMware 6.x, Oracle Exadata, Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS).
•Provide Tier 3 troubleshooting and escalation support for database systems.
•In partnership with engineering, develop strategies and implement solutions for managing database back-ups, restoration and replication.
•Develop/review SOP’s and other documentation for use within the operations team.
•Perform tasks based on SOP’s to perform system and application changes as required.
•Increase day-to-day operational efficiency and accuracy via the use of automated tools and scripts.
•Support the writing and delivery of daily infrastructure analysis reports.
•Coach, mentor and train staff.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
-Requires BS degree and 8–12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6–10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
•Mastery knowledge and hands-on usage of Oracle 12c and Amazon GovCloud RDS.
•SME level experience with Oracle 12c Multi-tenant RAC and Data guard running on a variety of operating systems (RHEL and Windows).
•Expert hands-on level of installation/configuration, patching, troubleshooting, performance tracking/tuning, backup/recovery, remote monitoring.
•Extensive knowledge of other databases like MySQL, No SQL databases and In-memory databases.
•Performance Tuning and Optimization, AWR, SSIS, SSRS, backups, restores/recovery models.
•Experience running OEM, Grid manager, TOAD and other Oracle tools.
•Experience developing SQL*loader Data loading/unloading scripts, stored procedures that process and modify existing data.
•Creating database jobs to execute ad-hoc PL/SQL as well as procedures used to validate data, modify data, or gather table and index statistics at regular intervals.
•Experience managing databases in a medium/large (200+ databases) enterprise environment.
•Knowledge of security policies and general vulnerabilities management.

Hands-on exposure: 
•Experience with Oracle Identity Management Suite.
•Hands-on experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2016.
•Experienced in supporting project teams in all phases of SDLC.
•Experience in large scale migrations of enterprise applications.
•Proficient in supporting recoverability and continuity of business operations.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
-ITIL v3.0 or Foundation Certifications highly recommended.
-Oracle, Microsoft SQL and/or other database certifications highly desired.
-Ability to quickly self-learn new products.
-Comfortable in a fast pace work environment.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Database Management


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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