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Sr. Database Administrator

Company: UNICOM Government, Inc
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:UNICOM Government, Inc. is looking for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) to join our Engineering team in Chantilly, VA. The Senior Database Administrator is responsible for 24/7 administration of all database systems (Oracle/Microsoft SQL Server) in the enterprise and AWS RDS. The position works closely with Application Development, E-Commerce, System Administrators, and others to ensure database integrity and availability. This employee will be in the IT Infrastructure team, with a specific focus on database administration including .NET web application development support. The ideal candidate will be flexible and flourish in a fast-paced and challenging environment. They should be a self-starter, self-motivator, and possess ingenuity to excel at this position. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage backup, replication and recovery, security, performance tuning, and optimization across multiple database management systems.
  • Assist with architectural design and implementation of new databases as well as upgrades and improvements to existing databases.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database related issues
  • Participate in the design and implementation of database environments to meet the needs of the organization.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities:None Education and/or Experience:
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • 5+ years of experience with Oracle Data Guard for multi-site failover and smarter use of standby databases for reporting and analysis functions, rather than sitting idle awaiting failover operations.
    • 3+ years of experience with .NET development.
    • Experience administering databases in a 24/7 large-scale enterprise environment using Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server.
    • Experience managing and implementing database security.
    • Experience managing enterprise RDBMs across multiple platforms and environments such as Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle running on Microsoft Windows, Linux, or UNIX.
    • Must have experience conducting database maintenance, performance tuning and optimization, such as tuning SQL principles and methods.
    • Demonstrated experience working closely with both application analysts, developers, and system administrators to ensure database integrity and availability.
    • Demonstrated experience moving and integrating data between and across heterogeneous database systems.
    • Experience migrating oracle on-premise to AWS RDS. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
      • Strong "security first" advocacy and encouragement when creating and managing on-premise and cloud databases.
      • Expert in coding and querying
      • Strong focus on backup, replication, recovery, and restore databases.
      • Expert knowledge of database architecture, design principles, and procedures.
      • Ability to troubleshoot, identify and resolve root cause database-related issues.
      • Successful track record of installing, configuring, and applying updates to RDBMs.
      • Ability to architect database environments to meet the needs of the organization.
      • Ability to enact and promote process improvement related to database management, maintenance, and support.
      • Expert knowledge related to implementing and monitoring data replication between heterogeneous platforms.
      • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft and PeopleTools
      • Working knowledge of WebLogic. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:None Travel Requirements: Some local travel may be required between site locations as business demands require. Security Clearance: None Physical Demands/Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be able to occasionally stand; walk; sit; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; operate office equipment, reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds.Work Environment: Typical office environment. At UNICOM Government, Inc., our top priority is our people. We support our employees in maintaining a healthy work-life balance by providing unique programs and comprehensive benefits that are important to today's busy professionals.UGI's benefits include Medical, Dental, and Vision plans, life and disability insurance, 401K, short and long-term disability- and flexible spending. UGI employees also enjoy observance of federal holidays, a family-friendly environment, flexible work schedules, and an onsite gym. If you are interested in a career with UGI, please visit to learn more and apply directly to our openings.Thank you for your interest in UNICOM Government, Inc.We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Male/Female/Disabled/VeteranApplicants can learn more about the company's status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster at EEOPost.pdf One Mission. Yours. - provided by Dice

Keywords: UNICOM Government, Inc, Chantilly , Sr. Database Administrator, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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