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Oracle Database Administrator

Fort Bragg, North Carolina Zapata Technology

Employment Type Full Time

Minimum Experience Experienced


The Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) maintains and supports the Distributed Common Ground System – Army (DCGS-A) Fixed Site systems. Supports the DCGS-A system with a group of engineers and administrators. Provides functional and empirical analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of software systems. Participates in the development of test strategies, devices, and systems. Helps solve engineering problems (or managing the solution of engineering problems) in the functional area to which assigned. Supports the database and software engineering and maintenance to include patching, monitoring and upgrades.

Essential Functions:

– Support of Relational Databases such as MySQL, Oracle and SQL Server; mainly Oracle.
– VMWare environment support.
– Perform database Performance and Tuning and support to drive automation of installation, configuration, monitoring, operational and support tasks for Databases.
– Design, implement and maintain all functions of database systems, including access, methods and time, device allocations, validation checks, organization, security, documentation and statistical methodology.
– Define technical infrastructure environment for RDBMS platforms for Highly available Database.
– Implement HA solution and define Backup/Recovery strategy.
– Participate in product evaluations, design review session, data requirement meetings and consulting with application development products.
– Production support responsibilities include maximizing system availability, ensuring swift and complete database recovery, optimizing database and availability through ongoing maintenance, and ensure conformance to audit and operating standards.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

– DOD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification required.
– Security+ CE Certification required. Higher-level security certification (CISSP, CASP, etc.) are accepted.
– Oracle experience required in in-depth support of various Fixed operating systems so the DBA must have at least two years of Linux/UNIX experience.
– Must have demonstrated experience working in a virtualized DoD environment automation and storage tasks
– Knowledge of other Fixed systems (RH Linux, Microsoft Windows 10, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and others).
– 2+ years’ experience in PowerShell, VBScript, batch files, Install Script, Wise Script, etc. and JavaScript.
– Knowledge of other Fixed systems (RH Linux, Microsoft Windows 10, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and others).

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

– Military experience is highly desirable. Completion of a U.S. Military Service Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) or Senior NCO Academy Course and/or Officer Basic or Advanced Course is desirable.
– Experience in operating and/or working within the DoD intelligence environment or equivalent government agencies with field level experience preferred.
– Java Web development in an Oracle Database environment preferred.
– Certifications in database systems and other COTS products are desired but not required.

Education/Experience include:

– Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline plus 3 years’ experience. Or, 6 years of applicable experience can be substituted for a degree for a Journeyman role.

Working Conditions:

May be requested to work overtime and weekends for special projects.

Physical Requirements:

Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a regular full-time, exempt position.


This position may require some travel to Continental US (CONUS) and Outside CONUS (OCONUS).

Clearance Type:

Requires an Active TS//SCI clearance.

AAP/EEO Statement:

Zapata Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

AAP/EEO Employer: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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