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Oracle System Administrator - TS/SCI w/ poly required

Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking an Oracle System Administrator in support of a Federal Intelligence Agency contract. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Oracle System Administrator will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues.  The individual will be managing a group of computers that comprise the Database as a Service Architecture (Linux, Exadata, ODA, Oracle Vault).


This will include Sys Admins duties such as:

  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of the operating systems of a group of computers that comprise the Database as a Service Architecture (Linux, Exadata, ODA, Oracle Vault).
  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.
  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance. •Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
  • Evaluate and assess IAVA compliance and employ mitigations.
  • Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems, patches, and systems enhancements.
  • Perform system administration
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts.
  • Maintain backups and perform recovery as required.
  • Familiar with, and be able to understand, the following management and monitoring commands on the specified systems.
    • On the compute nodes (database nodes):
      • Linux: top , mpstat , vmstat , iostat , fdisk , ustat , sar , sysinfo
      • Exadata: dcli ASM: asmcmd , asmca
      • Clusterware: crsctl , srvctl
    • On the storage servers/cells:
      • Linux: top , mpstat , vmstat , iostat , fdisk , ustat , sar , sysinfo
      • Cell management: cellcli , cellsrvstat
    • Provides guidance and work leadership to less experienced analysts, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
    • Participates in special projects as required.

Responsible for designing, planning, implementing, and administering databases, including security, access, and documentation


BA/BS in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


8+ years of related database analysis and/or administration experience; plus:

  • Demonstrated Operations experience with Linux platform (i.e. RHEL, CentOS) including administration, management, and troubleshooting
  • Understanding of proactive monitoring concepts
  • Experience with patching and maintaining server builds
  • Ability to develop and maintain capacity metric
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following infrastructure principles:
    • Scalability and Capacity planning
    • Data center organization
    • Backup/Recovery
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex hardware/software issues, restore the environment to an operational state with minimal downtime, perform root cause analysis and provide a forward leaning mitigation strategy

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Onsite Gym – get your workout in before work, during your lunch break, or at the end of the day
  • Professional Development Assistance –  Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement –  toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits


Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance


General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.



General Dynamics Information Technology solves our customers’ challenges through future-focused technology and services, ingenuity and deep mission-knowledge. Partnering with government, defense, the intelligence community, industry leaders and cutting-edge technology companies, we deliver solutions that make a difference – helping our customers to advance mission performance, transform operations and discover opportunities to build a better future.






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