Database Administrator

Job ID 2018-1211
Job Locations US-MD-Rockville

Overview

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology (IT) and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology's FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development. 

Responsibilities

The Database Administrator will demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot complex database issues and collaborate with development staff to aid in application-level troubleshooting.

 

  • Experience with Oracle 11G and 12C in a 24x7 production environment

  • Expert knowledge of DBMS and admin tools, performance and monitoring tools. (OEM, Irwin, Toad, etc.)
  • Experience with PL-SQL package implementation and troubleshooting
  • Proven track record of administering Oracle in Unix/Linux environments
  • Experience with Unix Shell scripting, Perl, Python, or other scripting languages
  • Maintain current patching levels for Oracle DBMS systems
  • Experience building and supporting a production database infrastructure, including backups, monitoring/alerting, performance metric monitoring
  • Experience optimizing Oracle for ETL and Business Intelligence tools
  • Establishes corporate standards for disaster recovery, data retention and database security and monitors industry standards
  • Provides implementation and ongoing support
  • Translates detailed design into physical database structures and performs database testing
  • Builds and supports required database test environments
  • Provides technical expertise and DBMS configuration
  • Provides 24x7 production and non-production DBA on-call support
  • Demonstrates a mastery of cutting-edge technologies to leverage when making strategic decisions
  • Determines database requirements for projects and ensures that new systems comply with database strategies

Qualifications

  • 10 or more years of information systems experience including 10 or more years of database administration experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background
  • Expert business, technical design and database administration knowledge required
  • Performs project management tasks, including estimation, status reports and scope management   
  • Strategic thinking and ability to prioritize tasks to meet the business needs required      
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills required
  • Knowledge of industry standard DBA tools and database access methods 
  • Proficiency implementing new DBMS features and functionality preferred

Education: 

  • Requires BS/BA degree in computer science or information systems or related field

 

Clearance:

  • Must be eligible to obtain a Public Trust clearance

 

Location:

  • Rockville, Maryland

 

Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!

 

TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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