Staff Database Administrator

Requisition ID: 21008670

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Position of Public Trust
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. We are seeking an experienced Senior Database Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in RALEIGH, NC. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities. This position will support our contract with the United States Postal Service, bringing top of the line professional technologists to their teams.

This is an advanced consultant / engineer level position where the ideal candidate will join the team to support the application development, database production support and various requirements for distributed technical support throughout the enterprise. Primarily will support Oracle Databases, but should have experience with other databases.  Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
  • Overall maintenance, administration, monitoring, problem management, and production for Oracle databases.
  • Designs, models, documents, and guides the logical and conceptual relationship of data and database changes for complex applications.
  • Analyzes needs and requirements of existing and proposed systems, and develops technical, structural, and organizational specifications.
  • Implements and maintains smooth operation and physical design of databases.
  • Reviews database design and integration of systems, provides backup recovery and makes recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements.
  • Conducts performance tuning of indexes and databases in general.
  • Maintains security and integrity controls.
  • Formulates policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management, and monitors transaction activity and utilization.
  • May develop stored procedures and/or triggers.
  • May create standards and/or do modeling to monitor and enhance capacity and performance.
  • Creates and maintains documentation of all production policies, procedures, server configurations, error logs, maintenance records and product troubleshooting instructions.
  • Program in PL/SQL
  • Identifies, troubleshoots, resolves, and communicates issues that affect the systems, servers and database related products.
  • Research and identify best practices for Oracle
  • Develop new applications that will be utilized by the entire team
  • Develop, modify and maintain processes, documents and procedures.
  • Act as the subject matter expert for the team.

Basic Qualifications:
  • MusT have a Bachelor Degree and minimum 15 years of experience. (13+ years with Master’s degree)
  • Minimum of 10 years of Oracle production support DBA experience; specifically, GRID, RMAN, OEM, and RAC
  • Expert level experience in performance tuning, back recovery, install, patch, upgrade Oracle Database. 
  • Excellent skill in RAC databases.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Programming background and experience with programing languages such as PERL
  • Individual needs to have strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in a very large enterprise level environment.
  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills and ability to determine root cause of errors and create solutions for the future.
  • Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance – US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder), and must not have traveled outside the US for a combined total of 6 months or more in last 5 years.
  • Must have resided in the US for the last 5 years
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Local to the RDU / Research Triangle area (this position does not provide relocation assistance)
  • Oracle certification strongly preferred
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

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