Senior Database Administrator

  • CSRA,
  • Rosslyn, VA
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Senior Database Administrator
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Clearance Level Must Currently Possess
Yes- Interim Secret required to start
Telecommuting Options
Telecommuting Not Allowed

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Opportunity Details:


As the largest pure-play IT services provider serving the U.S. government sector, CSRA is where you can come to be successful. Join a collaborative team, solving customer issues and accessing an array of resources for your success. Take advantage of tremendous opportunities as you help us chart our path to industry leadership, and tap into our collective 90+ year heritage. With combined FY15 revenues of approximately $5.5 billion and nearly 19,000 employees, CSRA represents the coming together - figuratively and literally - of two outstanding companies: the North American Public Sector business of CSC and SRA. Join us and watch your career take flight. CSRA is seeking a talented Senior Database Administrator to support our Department of State client. The Senior Database Administrator (DBA) provides database support across a collection of cyber security tools and custom applications used to provide cyber monitoring for a major federal agency. The Senior DBA leads the database management efforts across tools, including organization, standards, controls, procedures, and documentation. They provide technical consulting in the definition, design, and creation of the database environment. They ensure that documentation is complete and up-to-date and develop and apply procedures for periodic database backup.


The Senior-level DBA will provide technical expertise, working independently and with other engineers as part of a team focused on providing the integration and full lifecycle support for major cyber tools and capabilities. The primary area of responsibility will be building database infrastructures and supporting cybersecurity technical capabilities.The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of large scale enterprise IT tools and databases. They will also have experience with cyber security in the domains of security vulnerabilities, networking protocols, virtualization, and information exchange models.This effort will require a skilled senior DBA to implement standardized and consistent processes, user training, innovative industry approaches and enhancements to current capabilities.

  • Lead coordination between user, technical, application, and government entities to ensure effective database management.

  • Maintain database and ensures its availability to users.

  • Monitor database performance and assists with database security.

  • Query Oracle databases using SQL to review and optimize data in support of tuning activities.

  • Maintain and document shell scripts and batch processes.

  • Familiarity of processes in SQL for Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle databases such as stored procedures/functions/packages, database job, materialized view, view, synonyms, and DB link.

  • Plan, monitor, and implement and test backup and recovery of Oracle 11g/12c and subsequent version databases.

  • Troubleshoot and/or provide technical support in the event of an issue.

  • Work with vendors, system administrators, systems engineers, project/program managers, and government customers to develop, implement, maintain and upgrade database infrastructure.

  • Publish standards, policies, and procedures, and work with development staff to standardize environment and improve efficiency.

  • Other support includes licensing administration, reviewing vendor provided support materials and monitoring system performance and data recoverability in accordance with customer Information Technology policies and procedures.

  • Maintain a working knowledge of MS Office Suite and can provide deliverables to support project deployment on an as-needed basis.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Interim Secret Required to Start (TS Preferred)

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in database administration and enterprise systems lifecycle management, structured analysis, and/or a relevant technical discipline.

  • Minimum two (2) years of recent experience leading the deployment, maintenance, application of patches and upgrades, and optimization of Oracle database infrastructures.

  • Strong logical/critical thinking abilities, especially analyzing existing database layouts, application architectures, schemas and developing a good understanding of the application model.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with Red Hat Linux 6 or Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with Windows Server (2008/2012).

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with query tuning and database system optimization.

  • Minimum 1 year experience utilizing Oracle ASM
Desired Qualifications

  • Desired Certifications: Oracle 11g Database Certified Associate, Security+

  • Experience working in a virtualized environment (e.g. VMWare)

  • Proficiency in process automation using multiple scripting and development tools including, but not limited to: Shell scripting, PowerShell, Perl, Ruby, or Python

  • Experience with Oracle Transparent Data Encryption.

  • Experience with Direct Attached Storage/SAN and RAID.

  • Experience with Dell servers

  • Possesses an understanding of networking fundamentals.

  • Experience with statistical analysis software such as IBM SPSS.

  • Experience with unstructured data solution implementations. (e.g. Hadoop, Elastic Stack)


CSRA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company Information

What We Do. CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To "Think Next. Now." is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results. We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens. Our Company. CSRA's legacy is a partnership that began when the North American Public Sector business of CSC and SRA International merged to become a leading provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services with over 50 years of combined legacy experience supporting U.S. government agencies and programs. We retain the spirit of partnership in all we do—with our customers, within our brilliant teams, and through our alliances with industry-leading technology innovators. We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Together, we are committed to a stronger and better future for America through next-generation thinking made real today. Think Next. Now.
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