The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for implementing, modifying, and deploying software affecting mission critical networks/systems as well as determining ways to organize and store data. The DBA will identify user requirements, set up computer databases, and test and coordinate modifications to the computer database systems. DBA ensures the performance of the system, understands the platform on which the database runs, and adds new users to the system. Finally, the DBA plans and coordinates security measures and has a knowledge of data integrity, backup systems, and database security.
Perform server and storage capacity management and planning for the most complex and critical systems.
Perform server performance tuning.
Utilize system software to monitor the performance and system files; manages system data to maintain performance efficiencies.
Study system requirements to determine proper server installation methods and procedures.
Provide technical support in the evaluation of prime object names, data elements, and other objects.
Ensure that proposed object definitions are clear, concise, technically correct, and that they represent singular concepts.
Answer users' inquiries regarding computer software and hardware operation to resolve problems.
Enter commands and observe system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors.
Install and perform minor repairs to hardware, software, and peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications.
Confer with staff, users and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications.
Education + Experience
Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph with most recent BI/Polygraph dates within the last five years; or the ability to successfully complete required security processing to meet this requirement.
5+ years of relevant experience in the areas of Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems. Extensive knowledge and hands on experience with computer and network security concepts, controls, and implementations.
Experience with Oracle.
Knowledge of Oracle Administration, Oracle system maintenance on Windows environment.