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Database Administrator

Ft. Meade, Maryland
Job Description
Database Administrator (DBA) supporting the Application Messaging Framework (AMF).  Responsible for the design, maintenance, monitoring, and administration of multiple Oracle databases.  Candidate should demonstrate a strong Database Administration background.  General tasking and job responsibilities include:
  • Work with developers to design and create tables, views, and indexes
  • Management of tablespaces, partitions, and datafiles
  • Monitoring and management of system storage and data age-off, accounts, account permissions, and account expiration
  • Creation and maintenance of PL/SQL stored procedures and triggers
  • Backup and restoration of Oracle databases as required
  • Installation of Oracle software and monthly security patches
  • Migration of Oracle databases to new hardware
  • Research and Development of FOSS alternatives to Oracle
  • Securing Oracle access using TLS, certificates, and the Oracle Wallet
Minimum Required Skills/Experience
  • TS/SCI clearance with full scope polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines
  • 8 years of Software Engineering experience.  An additional 4+ years of Software Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 12 years.
  • At least three years of experience in the SIGINT, IA and IT domains
Critical Skills
  • 5+ years of Oracle DBA experience
  • 5+ years of experience with PL/SQL and SQL
  • Ability to debug and resolve database errors and performance bottlenecks in a timely and effective manner
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to peers and management
  • Experience maintaining Oracle software in an Enterprise Linux environment
Desired Skills
  • Oracle database performance tuning
  • Experience optimizing SQL queries and stored procedures
  • BASH shell scripting experience
  • Experience using git for configuration management
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
BlackLynx, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. 

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