DB Administrator Sr - Oracle


On Site
USD 109,000.00 - 122,000.00 per year
Full Time


Oracle database administration
Development testing
Stored procedures
Performance tuning
Business administration
Computer science
Database administration
Microsoft SQL Server DBA
Quality assurance
Software security
Feasibility study
Technical Support
Application development
System documentation
Database design
People skills
Computer literacy
Problem solving
Information management
Time management
Organizational skills
Attention to detail
Microsoft Windows
Operating systems
Health care
Augmented reality
Information assurance
Marketing operations
Software development
Microsoft Azure
Cloud computing
Regulatory Compliance
Computer hardware
Microsoft Outlook
Value engineering

Job Details

Veterans, Reservists, Guardsmen and military family members are encouraged to apply!!

We offer remote work opportunities (AK, AR, AZ, CA, *CO, FL, HI, IA, ID, IL, KS, LA, MD, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, NC, ND, OK, OR, SC, SD, TX, UT, VA/DC, *WA, WI & WY only)

Job Summary

Designs, develops, and maintains Oracle databases in development, testing, and production environments. Writes database code (stored procedures, scripts, triggers) for standalone use or for use by application programs. Oversees the stabilization and performance optimization of production databases. Functions as a Subject Matter Expert on database development.

Education & Experience


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field with programming and database systems coursework or equivalent database administration experience
U.S. Citizenship
Must be able to receive a favorable Interim and adjudicated final Department of Defense background investigation
4+ years as an Oracle Database Administrator with progressively higher-level experience leading to a Senior Database Administrator role or equivalent
4+ years of experience supporting Oracle databases on a Linux operating environment
2+ years of experience with oracle 19c


Current certification in Oracle
Knowledge of Azure Cloud Environment
Working experience as SQLServer DBA

Key Responsibilities

Plans, designs, develops, and maintains Oracle databases in development, Quality Assurance, and production environments.
Reviews project requests and guides less experienced DBAs. Provides cost, design, and work estimates.
Designs, recommends, and promotes implementation of required database structures.
Develops and applies procedures relating to database and application security.
Monitors access time, performs validation checks and uses other methods to monitor and analyze database performance and ensures acceptable performance.
Develops and applies procedures for periodic database backup.
Performs security related functions including remediation of vulnerabilities.
Identifies and advocates beneficial change opportunities.
Acts as a technical resource for application and data users, data administrators, and others.
Serves as point of contact with technical peers for the resolution of infrastructure-related issues.
Performs analysis, feasibility studies and vendor comparisons leading to the acquisition of database related products.
Ensures compliance with TriWest HIPAA, privacy, and DIACAP policies.
Provides technical support and guidance for applications programming in support of all aspects of database systems.

Develops, monitors, and enforces flexible standards for all database platforms.
Creates databases, tablespaces, tables, indexes, triggers, procedures, and all other objects.
Defines the content and structure of the database (schema) and advises users on efficient techniques for extracting data.
Consults with development groups concerning the impact new applications will have on the database. Maintains accurate and up-to-date database system documentation.
Assures accurate preparation of database reorganization/restructuring schedules. Supports all phases of testing. Corrects errors and make necessary database modifications.
Evaluates and recommends purchases of new hardware and software to improve database design, analysis, performance and reliability.
Applies patches and application upgrades.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Regular and reliable attendance is required.


Communication / People Skills: Ability to influence or persuade others under positive or negative circumstances; adapt to different styles; listen critically; collaborate.

Computer Literacy: Ability to function in a multi-system Microsoft environment using Word, Outlook, TriWest Intranet, the Internet, and department software applications.

Coping / Flexibility: Resiliency in adapting to a variety of situations and individuals while maintaining a sense of purpose and mature problem-solving approach is required.

Information Management: Ability to manage large amounts of complex information easily, communicate clearly, and draw sound conclusions.

High Intensity Environment: Ability to function in a fast-paced environment with multiple activities occurring simultaneously while maintaining focus and control of workflow.

Multi-Tasking / Time Management: Prioritize and manage actions to meet changing deadlines and requirements within a high volume, high stress environment.

Organizational Skills: Ability to organize people or tasks, adjust to priorities, learn systems, within time constraints and with available resources; detail-oriented.

Problem Solving / Analysis: Ability to solve problems through systematic analysis of processes with sound judgment; has a realistic understanding of relevant issues.

Technical Skills: Advanced Oracle database administration skills; working knowledge of Oracle database and server performance metrics; knowledge of database design, file access methods, data standards, data control, backup, and security; knowledge of systems programming methodologies for database design; ability to utilize database monitoring tools; knowledge of Microsoft Windows and UNIX operating system; ability to write UNIX shell scripts; mastery of SQL, PLSQL, and extensive experience writing and tuning of SQL queries; knowledge of government security requirements related to databases.

Working Conditions

Working Conditions:

Works non-standard hours as required
Works within a standard office environment, with limited travel
Requires occasional evening or weekend work to implement changes when users are not on the system
On-call rotation (7X24) to provide technical support to end users for urgent needs
Extensive computer work with prolonged periods of sitting

Company Overview

Taking Care of Our Nation's Heroes.

It's Who We Are. It's What We Do.

Do you have a passion for serving those who served?

Join the TriWest Healthcare Alliance Team! We're On a Mission to Serve !

Our job is to make sure that America's heroes get connected to health care in the community.

At TriWest Healthcare Alliance, we've proudly been on that important mission since 1996.


We're more than just a health care company. We're passionate about serving others! We believe in rewarding loyal, hard-working people who are willing to learn as they grow. TriWest Healthcare Alliance values teamwork. Join our team, fulfill your responsibilities, and you may also be considered for frequent pay raises, overtime opportunities to earn even more, recognition and reward programs, and much more. Of course, we also offer a comprehensive and progressive compensation and benefits package that includes:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Generous paid time off
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (with matching)
  • Short-term and long-term disability, basic life, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid volunteer time

*Annual base salary for Colorado and Washington State residents: $109,000 - $122,000 depending on experience*

Equal Employment Opportunity

TriWest Healthcare Alliance is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are proud to have an inclusive work environment and know that a diverse team is a strength that will drive our success. To that end, TriWest strives to create an inclusive environment that cultivates and supports diversity at every organizational level, including hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and we highly encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Applicants are considered for positions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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