Database Senior Administrator (Oracle)

Carson, California
Sep 12, 2023
Oct 12, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Perform database administration duties for all DCMA environments to include installations, patches, upgrades, performance tuning, monitoring, troubleshooting, and diagnostics. Other tasks include creating and sustaining database objects.
  • Perform as the lead Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) for the collection of databases in all DCMA environments to maintain the health, performance and operational readiness of the databases.
  • Update and resolve all assigned tickets in the agency's ITSM tool, to include Incidents and service requests, within the required timeframes.
  • Generate a before and after Monthly User Access Report for DCMA databases and database management systems and validate/reconcile authorization of each user against the DCMA ITK (DCMA Cyber Security) 360 DD2875, DoD System Authorization Access Request, library.
  • Schedule, execute, and monitor automated database jobs and report job failures daily Monday through Friday each week with nightly checks Sun-Thurs, and re-run jobs upon failure if applicable.
  • Provide an accurate/comprehensive Monthly Database Metric Report. Establish and maintain a metrics program to document successes and failures, trends, perform analyses, and brief database performance to the government.
  • Develop and update database software upgrade plans for presentation to the government for approval and implement approved upgrade plans as required.
  • Create documentation necessary to support a database upgrade or installation. Ensure when troubleshooting, to provide detailed instructions on troubleshooting and resolving issues.
  • Evaluate and test new features/functionality.
  • Implement, maintain, document, and test the backup and recovery strategies.
  • Initiate requests for server provisioning when additional servers are required for hosting databases
  • Install, configure, and upgrade database server software and related products
  • Maintain and enforce naming standards for database objects such as table spaces, tables, indexes and views.
  • Maintain the integrity of the data in all databases.
  • Monitor database performance and resolve performance issues.
  • Perform database migrations and optimization.
  • Perform database health checks (which includes health reports as needed) and take corrective measures where appropriate
  • Perform data refreshes within the supported environment.
  • Review and monitor system and instance resources to insure continuous database operations (i.e., database storage, memory, Central Processing Unit (CPU), network usage, and input/output contention)

  • Experience:
    • Minimum 8 years of senior level experience in Oracle Database, and Oracle Grid Controllers Database in an enterprise environment supporting over 10K users, with primary and stand-by sites, and multiple databases.
  • Certifications:
    • One of the following DoD 8570 IAT-III certifications:
      • CASP+ CE
      • CCNP Security
      • CISA
      • CISSP (or Associate)
      • GCED
      • GCIH
      • CCSP
  • Clearance: Top Secret Clearance with ADP Level 1 eligibility (T5 investigation)


We are seeking a Database Senior Administrator (Oracle) to join our team supporting the Defense Contract Management Agency in Carson, CA.

This program provides support to help DCMA achieve state-of-the-art, dependable and secure systems that support the Agency in its mission. TekSynap implements and manages secure, available, and dependable Information Technology (IT) systems in the data centers that support DCMA employees and external business partners worldwide 24x7x365. We ensure the availability, reliability, integrity and security of all supported environments (Pre-Production and Production) and IT systems to provide uninterrupted DCMA operations.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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The safety and health of our employees is of the utmost importance. Employees are required to comply with any contractually mandated Federal COVID-19 requirements. More information can be found here .

Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Carson, CA
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Low
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Minimal


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 regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


US Citizenship

Top Secret Clearance


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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