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Job #: R-00052390
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group is currently seeking an experienced Oracle Database Administrator in support of a large platform services enterprise hosting environment.  This opportunity includes working with a large enterprise of systems supporting tens of thousands of systems and endpoints. 

Shift Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 to 5:00 PM core hours with occasional after hours’ onsite work to support both a NIPR and SIPR environment.

Position Overview:

  • The DBA will perform Oracle database performance analysis and optimization, define bottlenecks and manage testing and production implementation, perform backups and recovery, space management;

  • Make recommendations for process improvements;

  • Create, read and execute advanced and complex scripts;

  • Perform Root Cause analysis;

  • Perform deep impact analysis of problems, projects or technical solutions;

  • Closely cooperate with vendors and external service providers;

  • Develop and implement processes.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field with 4+ years of related experience or a Master's Degree with 2+ years of experience, additional years of relevant experience will be accepted experience in lieu of degree.

  • This position requires an active DOD Top Secret clearance. 

  • Possess DoD 8570.01-M/DoD 8140 Certification IAW established mandate prior to start of work  - IAT Level II required (Security+ CE)

  • Hands-on working experience with Oracle performance tuning, optimization, installation and maintenance.

  • Hands-on working experience with database structures, backup/restore, permissions, debugging and security protocols.

  • Hands-on working experience with query languages, scripting and data files.

  • Familiarity with database design and documentation.

  • Hands-on working experience with DoD STIGS, remediation, and documentation of findings

  • Hands-on working experience managing and maintaining a large Oracle Server (Linux 7 and Windows 2016+) & Oracle (11g+ Environment; Microsoft Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC); and Oracle DataGuard

  • Hands-on working experience migrating legacy database versions (2008R2+, 11g+) to newer versions (2016+,12cR2+)

  • Hands-on working experience with monitoring tools such as SCOM (System Center Operations Manager), Splunk, Tanium, SCCM and built-in ORACLE & Oracle alerts

  • Hands-on working experience with Microsoft Server OS, Unix and troubleshooting OS, IIS, Network, DBs, etc.


  • Prior DoD or IC work experience within the past 5 years

  • Oracle Database Certified Associate

  • DoD 8140 Cyber certification at IAT Level III (CASP+ CE)

  • B.S. or graduate degree in Computer Science or Information Technology  

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Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret



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About Leidos

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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