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Oracle Database Administrator

PKH Enterprises
Fort Belvoir, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Oracle Database Administrator – PKH Enterprises is looking for a professional DBA to join our client’s professional service engineering team. The work is dynamic and challenging and requires supporting multiple customers. Work is non-routine and requires ability to work independently, be a self-starter, as well as multitask and communicate effectively. The ideal candidate will have previous experience supporting complex environments with medium to large scale Oracle databases. In this work you would be supporting an Insider Threat product that is an industry leader in user activity monitoring toolset.


o Install, maintain and troubleshoot Oracle databases, spanning 11g, 12c and19c

o Perform database upgrades and patching

o Experience installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Data Guard

o Periodically perform backup/recovery to validate the backup/recover procedures

o Demonstrated operations experience with Linux based platform to include installation, administration, and troubleshooting in support of Oracle databases

o Monitor and troubleshoot Oracle Database Performance and provide support for database related issues

o Experience with container database and pluggable database desired

o This position requires travel once per quarter to customer COOP location

What experience(s), knowledge, and education we are looking for:

o An active (currently in use) – TS/SCI

o Must meet DoD 8570 certification requirements

o A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security or equivalent education and/or work experience.

o 5+ years demonstrated experience in Oracle RDBMS, Grid, ASM, RMAN, and Data Guard administration. Duties include design, installation, upgrades, patching, system maintenance, backup/restore operations, resolving communication issues, scripting, etc.

o 5+ years’ experience performing the following tasks:

§ Linux operating system installation, upgrades and troubleshooting.

§ Updating device firmware or vendor supplied appliance software.

§ Remediating security vulnerabilities or applying security controls to any hardware or software platform. Experience with STIGS and FIPS.

o Skilled in SQL, PL/SQL, Linux shell scripting.

o Experience interacting with Oracle Support.

o Works independently within a team, provides general direction to customers and fellow team members.

o Accountable for quality, completeness, and on-time delivery of own work products.

o Research new technology and develops business cases to support product-wide database solutions.

Things That Would Be Nice to Have:

o Working in Cloud Environments like AWS, GovCloud, Google Cloud, or Azure

o Experience with N-Tier architecture

o Experience with Java application servers

o Oracle Certifications, such as OCA, OCP, OCM

Company Description
PKH Enterprises (PKH) is a small, woman-owned professional services firm dedicated to helping clients address challenging policy and technology issues. The PKH team is comprised of professionals with varied backgrounds combining legal, policy and technical expertise and offers the services and experience of business process engineers, senior subject matter experts and certified project managers. Our diverse capabilities help our clients improve performance and achieve innovative solutions to their most complex business problems. Our clients turn to us as partners and trusted advisors, and depend on our ability to anticipate, recognize and address their specific needs. PKH has a reputation for excellence and remains dedicated to generating successful results for tasks at all levels of project execution.

To all recruitment agencies: PKH Enterprises does not accept unsolicited agency resumes/CVs. PKH Enterprises is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/CVs.

PKH Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

PKH Enterprises


Fort Belvoir, VA