Oracle System Database Administrator

This position can be located in either: Boise, ID, El Paso, TX, Charleston, WV, and Clarksville, VA.

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Position Overview:

The Oracle Systems Database Administrator is needed to support Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Enterprise Data Center.

This position will handle a variety of responsibilities including: configuring, monitoring and maintaining Oracle Database systems. Additionally, this position is responsible for ensuring all databases operate at optimum levels, the candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Should be comfortable working in a team environment and willing to work flexible hours, shift work, On-call and after hours support is a requirement of this position.

Additional job requirements include:

  • Performing and coordinating effective installation and performance of advanced Database system software
  • Perform Oracle Database builds, configurations and ongoing support
  • Maintain, monitor, analyze DB system components, make recommendations for DB system improvements, and troubleshoot DB problems
  • Performing Grid and RDBMS patching
  • Document, maintain, and follow procedures related to Database Systems support.
  • Be available for shift and after hours/on call support.


  • Database schema creation and maintenance to support application changes
  • Monitor for and troubleshoot database application performance issue
  • Develop and maintain Linux shell scripts
  • Plan and perform change requests
  • Create and maintain documentation on procedures used to implement changes and service requests.
  • Analyze database application components (functions, procedures, indexes, etc.) and make recommendations for improvements
  • Be available for shift and after hours / on-call support.

Must have be a US Citizen or a Green Card Holder and has lived in the U.S. three of the last 5 years. (This is a USPS Federal Government requirement)

Education and Experience Required:

8 years of professional experience and a Bachelor of Arts/Science or equivalent degree in computer science or related area of study; without a degree, three additional years of relevant professional experience (11 years in total).

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Oracle 12c experience on Linux and VMWare is preferred. On Exadata is a plus.
  • Knowledgeable in RMAN and Flash Recovery, physical/logical backup/recovery concepts.
  • Design and installation of Oracle 12c Real Application Clusters (RAC), Oracle Clusterware, and Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM) is highly desired.
  • Experience Patching Oracle Grid and RDBMS software.
  • Experience with Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) Cloud Control 12c/13c installation and configuration to monitor databases is desired
  • Knowledge of Linux scripting a plus
  • Experience with SQL, PL/SQL and tuning
  • Data Guard knowledge, a plus.
  • Strong problem determination/resolution skills
  • Ability to work effectively in team environment
  • Self-starter that requires minimal supervision and can provide oversight for any assigned projects
  • Thorough knowledge of good server and Database administration principles

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