Sr Oracle Development DBA

  • location: Reston, VA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $60 - $65 per hour
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Sr Oracle Development DBA

job summary:
Randstad Technologies is conducting a search for a Senior Database Administrator / Development DBA to support our client's IT department.

This position is based in our client's Reston, Virginia office.

*Need a Senior DBA with oracle and PostgreSQL experience. AWS knowledge/experience is highly preferred .

Our client is an extremely Mission-Driven organization....That said, This job requires a strong focus on improving our client's stakeholder's opportunities and outcomes in utilizing the product.

  • The primary responsibilities for this position is to design, document, implement, and maintain the database architecture in support of the application development and QA processes.
  • This person is ultimately responsible for the database design and data flow of the project as well as ensuring compliance to data standards .
  • This position is responsible for performing assigned tasks in the areas of database modeling and technical design, database builds, stored procedures development, performance monitoring, data life-cycle management, and database performance tuning.
  • The position will provide operational support for development, test and production environments.
  • Overall the person in this position is expected to demonstrate proficiency in database design, troubleshooting, leadership, and customer service.
location: RESTON, Virginia
job type: Contract
salary: $60 - 65 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
What you'll do...

  • As a Development DBA you will contribute to the development of technical design decisions involving the database
  • Support the migration of complex Oracle 11 DBs to AWS RDS ( Postgres /Aurora/Dynamodb)
  • Design, develop, and maintain relational and NoSQL data models
  • Read data models, create and implement database scripts for physical implementation, build deploy DB scripts in development, QA, staging, and production environments
  • Work collaboratively with Application Architects, Project Managers, and Business Owners to develop the database model and design following Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Contributes to system development and deployment activities to ensure that database systems management concerns are addressed
  • Adheres to departmental and organizational standards and processes
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date knowledge of requirements for maximizing database potential (performance)
  • Work independently and proactively in a rapidly changing team environment
  • Evaluates and solicits feedback on processes and procedures to identify potential areas for improvement
  • Coordinates activities with supervisor and other DBA's
  • Assist the Architects and Project Managers in the full life software development life cycle
  • Takes ownership of assigned responsibilities and follows through to effective solution
  • Work closely with the Infrastructure, Operations, and SW Engineering staffs as needed to help troubleshoot and maintain production databases and to resolve production outages
  • Perform on-site/on-call support during times of peak activity
  • Communicate complex technical information in a timely, concise and coherent manner
  • Maintain an in depth understanding of industry trends and evolving technology
Required Experience:

  • 7 years of experience in the analysis, design, and development of relational databases
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux Operating System is required
  • knowledge of SVN/Git Version control, JIRA, and Agile is desired
  • Professional training and/or certification using Oracle tools and technologies desired
  • Familiarity with AWS RDS desired
  • Experience with LDAP (Oracle OID/OVD, OpenLdap) H ighly Preferred
Required Experience Continued:

  • 7+ years of experience in the design and development of Oracle databases
  • 2+ years of experience in the design and development of Postgres databases
  • Experience in logical database modeling and physical database design
  • Proficiency with SQL and database procedural languages
  • Knowledge of distributed databases and partitioning
  • Knowledge of scalable data architectures
  • Java programming experience
  • Scripting language experience (sh, bash, python, perl, etc)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong problem solving and analytic skills
  • Ability to support multiple concurrent projects
skills: Preferred Skills:

  • Oracle
  • Postgres
  • AWS
  • Experience with LDAP (Oracle OID/OVD, OpenLdap) H ighly Preferred
If you or someone you know may be interested in applying for the Senior Database Administrator / Development DBA role with our client in Reston, VA - please send your resume to ASAP!

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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