Database Specialist (DBA) w/Active Secret Clearance

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Database Specialist (DBA) w/Active Secret Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
DOJ/DEA/Leidos – Merrifield, VA
W2 with full benefits
Long term contract
Must be a US Citizen with an Active Secret Clearance

Job Description:
•Provides all activities related to the administration of computerized databases. 
•Conducts quality control and auditing of databases in a client/server environment to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data. Includes maintenance of database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, file design and storage, and integration of systems through database design. 
•Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments. 
•Plans and leads major technology assignments. 
•Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success. 
•Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. May supervise others.
•Additional responsibilities include:
oReview and ensure integrity via standardized support tools. Work on complex problems where analysis of situation or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
oExercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
oProvide comprehensive productive support of all Oracle databases (10g-12c).
oAct as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the database systems entrusted in his/her care.
oIdentify root cause and resolves issues with little or no supervisions.
oWork directly with infrastructure and application teams.

Required Skills:
•Bachelor's degree in technology field and 8+ years of related experience. Additional years of DBA experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.
•Hands-on experience with: Oracle RAC, Oracle ASM, Oracle 12c and container DBs, SQL Tuning, Linux and PL/SQL scripting, database upgrades / patching / monitoring.
•Must have an Active Secret Clearance.

Desired Skills:
•Hands-on experience with: Oracle Database Appliances, Data Guard, Advanced RMAN techniques, ETL/ELT tools, other data replication technologies

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