Database Administrator

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation - Rockville, MD (30+ days ago)3.6

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology (IT) and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology's FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.


TISTA Science and Technology Corporation is seeking a Database Administrator to join our growing team.

Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot complex database issues and collaborate with development staff to aid in application-level troubleshooting
Experience with Oracle 11G and 12C in a 24x7 production environment

Expert knowledge of DBMS and admin tools, performance and monitoring tools. (OEM, Irwin, Toad, etc.)
Experience with PL-SQL package implementation and troubleshooting
Proven track record of administering Oracle in Unix/Linux environments
Experience with Unix Shell scripting, Perl, Python, or other scripting languages
Maintain current patching levels for Oracle DBMS systems
Experience building and supporting a production database infrastructure, including backups, monitoring/alerting, performance metric monitoring
Experience optimizing Oracle for ETL and Business Intelligence tools
Establishes corporate standards for disaster recovery, data retention and database security and monitors industry standards
Provides implementation and ongoing support
Translates detailed design into physical database structures and performs database testing
Builds and supports required database test environments
Provides technical expertise and DBMS configuration
Provides 24x7 production and non-production DBA on-call support
Demonstrates a mastery of cutting-edge technologies to leverage when making strategic decisions
Determines database requirements for projects and ensures that new systems comply with database strategies

10+ years of information systems experience including
10+ years of database administration experience
Expert business, technical design and database administration knowledge required.
Performs project management tasks, including estimation, status reports and scope management.
Strategic thinking and ability to prioritize tasks to meet the business needs required.
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills required.
Knowledge of industry standard DBA tools and database access methods.
Proficiency implementing new DBMS features and functionality preferred.

Requires BS/BA degree in computer science or information systems or related field
Any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Must be eligible to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Rockville, Maryland

Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!

TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.