Tista Science and Technology Corporation

  • Database Administrator/Developer

    Job ID 2018-1490
    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. 


    TISTA Science and Technology is seeking a Database Administrator/Developer to join our growing team.




    • Demonstrates 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 with planning and implementing multi-node Oracle 12c RAC, CRS, and ASM in a high-availability environment.
    • Experience with planning and implementing Oracle Data Guard to achieve complete disaster recovery capability,
    • Experience as a SQL developer, reviewing queries, and performance optimizing code
    • 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



    • 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


    • Requires BS/BA degree in computer science or information systems or related field
    • Any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.



    • Must be eligible to obtain a Public Trust clearance



    • 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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