Oracle Database Administrator

San Antonio, TX

Posted: 02/26/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 228704

Oracle Database Administrator

Location: San Antonio, TX

Duration: 12 mo.

Clearance Status:  Secret strongly preferred

Job Description: 

Softworld’ s client has an immediate opening for an Oracle Database Administrator in our San Antonio, TX location.

Candidates must be able to obtain a SECRET clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

  • Design and build web and database servers from the ground up, including hardware selection, O/S installation, and installation/configuration of Oracle RDBMS software
  • Provide day-to-day operation and maintenance of multiple mission-critical Trusted Web Servers and 12c Oracle Databases
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and patch database and web servers
  • Analyze and determine customers’ data management needs, storage requirements and data output and reporting capabilities
  • Define logical attributes and interrelationships and designs data structures to accommodate database production, storage, maintenance and accessibility
  • Execute tasks such as backup, recovery, testing and auditing to ensure the integrity of the system’ s data
  • Monitor key metrics in the systems to identify trends and analyze for problems
  • Develop policies, procedures and standards
  • Assist application developers with database aspects of development (database object creation, SQL tuning, etc.)
  • Rollout new application code / builds in various production Oracle 12c environments
  • Participate in teams that study data problems, execute trade studies, and resolve identified problem(s)
  • May be scheduled for after-hours support and may be required to apply production packages or perform maintenance operations during non-peak  hours
  • Open & follow-up on service support tickets with Oracle support
  • Build and troubleshoot user accounts issues

Skills and Experience:
  • UNIX/LINUX experience
  • Extensive Oracle DBA experience, especially 12c
  • Experience with Oracle Label Security highly desirable
  • Thorough understanding of industry standard security practices for hardening enterprise level, web-enabled server operations
  • Familiarity developing web applications using PL/SQL and PHP
  • Ability to write and maintain high quality documentation
  • Help desk experience required
  • Applicant must travel to support business needs
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