Are you interested in continuing your IT career in Radford, VA? Radford is a great small city with big opportunities!
Leidos is seeking a Sr. Oracle DBA who enjoys working in a dynamic fast-paced environment to support the ALTESS Contract in Radford, VA.
Remote with minimum of 1 week/month on-site. You must be able to travel and work at the customer site -a minimum of 1 week out of every month.
This position is for an Oracle DBA supporting the ALTESS commercial cloud customers who reside in Microsoft Azure (Gov/DoD). ALTESS is a managed service provider (MSP) for Army IT systems and we support enterprise applications owners in migrating their systems into Microsoft Azure and also provide sustainment services to support their applications. This position is for an Oracle DBA to provide database administration capabilities to ALTESS cloud customers
•Must have an active Secret Security clearance.
•Serve as an Oracle DBA subject matter expert (SME) for evaluating customer's current application database architecture and develop a new architecture to be deployed in Azure
•Collaborate with internal and external parties to transform high-level technical objectives into comprehensive technical requirements.
•Build and deploy database infrastructure for customer applications.
•Provide sustainment of customer database systems to include installation, patching, upgrades, database schema administration, exports/imports, backup administration, and hardening of the database systems.
•Assist with identifying and planning potential new cloud services, features, and capabilities.
•Make recommendations for improvements to security, scalability, manageability, and performance across a wide variety of network, storage, compute, and database technologies.
•Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of relevant work experience.
•Five or more years of experience (including design, installation, configuration, administration, patching, upgrades, tuning, backup and recovery, and troubleshooting) with the Oracle Enterprise Database in a UNIX environment on physical and virtual servers; similar skills are required for MySQL and EDB/PostgreSQL
•Senior level Oracle DBA experience in a commercial cloud environment.
•Experience with enterprise features of Oracle: RAC, ASM, ASO.
•Security+ (Or equivalent IA cert).
•Computing Environment (CE) Certification (i.e., MCSE, Server+, etc.) – can be waived for 30 days after project join date.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects.
•Experience automating routine administrative tasks desired.
•Understanding of network, storage, server, and application technologies.
•Strong knowledge of automation concepts, tools, and scripting languages (BASH, PowerShell, Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
•Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM).
•Databases: Oracle 12c, Oracle 19c, MySQL 5.7, PostgreSQL 13.5.
•Working knowledge of DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) and Security Requirements Guides (SRG).
Radford is bordered on three sides by the New River and neatly tucked into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and features a delightfully picturesque setting for a diverse and charming array of activities to include, hiking, biking trails, fishing and plenty of wildlife.
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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