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Senior Oracle Database Administrator

Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Position Location: Washington DC
Job Code: 1562
Number of Openings: 1

Job Title: Senior Oracle Database Administrator

Location: Washington, DC

Shift: Days

Required Security Clearance: None, however and Pubic Trust will be required to be obtained prior to start date. We will get that started on selection.

Required Certifications: None

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in technology or the sciences, or industry-equivalent experience required.

Required Experience: 8+ years experience in Oracle database administration and SQL development experience demonstrating depth of technical understanding with database performance and query optimization.


The Senior Oracle Database Administrator will be responsible for managing and driving the database design; setting up the database; and management during design, build, and testing of the Oracle database components for the new solution. The DBA will report to the Technical Architecture Lead.

Functional Responsibility:

The Oracle Senior Database Administrator will provide the following:

  • Acts independently under general direction. Provides technical leadership for Oracle database management areas and Application Support.
  • Supports application software maintenance (On-Call Rotation), including performance tuning and availability analysis, complex software upgrades and troubleshooting patching anomalies.
  • Provides technical assistance and advice on complex activities.
  • Modifies, and maintains complex systems and subsystems, using vendor products and utilities for overall system operations.
  • Works actively with vendors such as Oracle to resolve complex application software issues or plan help planning future work.
  • Apply analytical techniques when gathering information from users, defining work problems, designing technology solutions, and developing procedures to resolve required programs.
  • Researches new vendor products and upgrade releases and patches.
  • Compares alternatives, prepares recommendations for system improvement for management and user consideration.


  • Highly specialized in Oracle 12c RAC Database Administration and Technical Architecture, including but not limited to database administration, ASM Storage, SCAN Listener, RMAN backup and recovery, Performance Tuning, Database Refreshes from Prod to Lower Environments.
  • Team lead or supervisory experience.
  • SQL & PLSQL query development experience.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills.
  • Comfort with Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) configuration is desired.
  • 8+ years of experience with specialized software products and/or technologies.
  • US Citizen, required to obtain the Public Trust.


  • Experience with the Agile development process.
  • Experience with Oracle GoldenGate
  • Current Public Trust, preferred

Working Conditions:

Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are normally set from Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. Additional details on the precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program Manager/Hiring Manager.

Physical Requirements:


Background Screening/Check/Investigation:

Successful Completion of a Background Screening/Check/Investigation will be required as a condition of hire.

Employment Type: Full-time / Exempt


Federal Data Systems, LLC offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Federal Data Systems, LLC (FEDDATA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. That does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

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