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Oracle DBA Lead - 27349 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/21/2019

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Job Description



Leads the design, development, monitoring and maintenance of highly complex database management systems (Oracle) and related components underlying business applications. Responsible for end-to-end support, administration and configuration management of databases and the servers they run on.

Primary interface with customers to design data management, information life-cycle management, infrastructure design and security and data integrity controls.

Develops database documentation, procedures and policies. Works with the system administrator to manage user and application security levels for the database.

Consults with applications development teams to ensure data designs will operate efficiently once implemented, including overall database design, helping developers tune queries, assigning proper indexes, and the creation of triggers and stored procedures.

Leads the overall configuration management of the database technologies, including initial database installations, upgrades to new product releases and the installation of service packs.

Monitors and analyzes database performance, producing reports and recommendations for improvements as needed.

Investigates database faults, diagnoses bugs, researches highly complex problems with vendors and works to restore database function during outages.

Manages backup and recovery of the database, including establishing standards and schedules for database backups, developing recovery procedures for each database and ensuring that the backup schedules meet recovery requirements.

May also develop and manage data replication procedures and tools.

Responsible for storage management monitoring, planning for space requirements and adding new storage space as needed.

Conducts technical reviews of systems and databases to provide state-of-the-art support to customers.

Provides work leadership to less experienced Database Administrators.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Ability to tailor a system to meet specific organizational needs.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Maintains a deep understanding of relational principles, general DBA techniques and practices, as well as the ability to understand very complicated relationships dictated by the data schema.

Experience or knowledge is required in the following technologies: SQL Server - Transact SQL (authoring procs, type of parameters, use of functions, error handling, transaction statement, table variables and SQL - DB Design, identity columns, relationships, indexes, triggers and constraints.

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

Bachelor's Degree 8





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U.S. Citizenship Required.

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