• Oracle Database Administrator

    Job Location USA-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/3/2018 5:06 PM)
    Job ID
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI, obtainable with Polygraph within 24 months
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology/related field is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.


    This position requires a minimum of a TS/SCI clearance. Must be willing and able to obtain a polygraph within a reasonable amount of time after hire, with acceptable timing determined by manager. 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.

    • Applicants must meet DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAT-II or higher

    Experience and Skills:

    • UNIX/LINUX experience
    • Extensive Oracle DBA experience, especially 11g
    • Familiarity with Oracle Label Security is a plus
    • 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

    Desired Skills:

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision
    • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, retain, and apply good interpersonal skills, and perform effectively under time pressure

    Responsibilities for this Position

    Do you want to be a part of a software team supporting our Nation's Cyber initiatives? If so, General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an exciting career opportunity for you as an Oracle Database Administrator in our Arlington, Virginia location.


    In this role you will:

    • Provide day-to-day operation and maintenance of multiple mission-critical Trusted Web Servers and 11G Oracle Databases
    • Design and build web and database servers from the ground up, including hardware selection, O/S installation, and installation/configuration of Oracle RDBMS software
    • 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 11g 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 nonpeak hours
    • Open & follow-up on service support tickets with Oracle support
    • Build and troubleshoot user accounts issues




    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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