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Database Administrator


Position: Database Administrator
Location: Washington, D.C. or Reston, VA
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available
Clearance Type: U.S. Federal Government Public Trust (NACI)
Travel: Some Travel Required

Job Description Perform Database Administration Activities on primarily Oracle 11g and 12c databases that support multi-tier web applications. There are approximately 20 Oracle Database varying in complexity, spread across the following environments: Production, UAT, Training, Development, O&M, and Archive. DBA will also be responsible for basic file-level backup and recovery of a Pervasive SQL and database level backup and recovery services for a small number of MS SQL databases

Primary Responsibilities
  • Install, configure, upgrade and maintain database(s). This includes updating processes, data flows, and objects (usually shown in diagrams).
  • Maintain databases at recommended maintenance levels prescribed by the product manufacturer.
  • Monitor data retrieval from the database to determine performance improvements.
  • Provide database performance tuning in support of improving applications performance and system-wide database contention and concurrent user tuning.
  • Maintain performance and tuning plans for online processes and databases.
  • Develop and maintain interfaces to allow existing exterior feeder systems to exchange data and provide unique support required for various database applications.
  • Maintain a complete inventory of database and application interconnections and interfaces.
  • Assure maximum continuity of operations by minimizing database and data replication downtime associated with database modification or recovery.
  • Perform data/database backup and recovery routines for data integrity and recoverability.
  • Provide support to software and report developers with developing efficient application and report queries.
  • Maintain changes to the existing database structures and maintain software to provide synchronization.
  • Work independently and with project teams and helpdesk under general supervision to provide customized solutions utilizing company standard products and services.
  • Follow detailed administrative procedures to account and process requests in an accurate and timely manner.

Required Educaiton/Skills
  • Oracle 11g / 12c, RAC, Data Guard, ASM, Grid Control, Stream
  • Strong experience in SQL skills and experience with highly relational databases
  • Strong ETL experience
  • A BS degree and 5+ years experience; or HS Diploma with 7+ years progressive experience.
  • Additional experience or certifications can be supplemented in lieu of degree. Experience shall include a range of assignments in technical tasks directly related to the proposed area of responsibility.
  • Strong interpersonal communication. Must be able to communicate via telephone, email, person-person moderately complex or technical information, compose correspondence and reports.
  • Must be a US citizen or have US work authorization privileges.
  • Must have or be able to be approved for U.S. Federal Government Public Trust (NACI).

Desired Skills
  • Oracle or MS SQL Server Certification
  • Operating Systems – Windows, RedHat Enterprise Linux, Hyper-V
  • Knowledge and experience in using Oracle utility tools
  • Aptitude to learn new technologies and support multiple systems
  • Ability to multi-task, work effectively under pressure and prioritize, time manage workload
  • Strong experience with Unix and Windows Operating Systems
Clango is an Equal Opportunity Employer Interested? Send us an email at info@clango.com with your resume.

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