Oracle DBA TS/SCI required

Chantilly, VA
Apr 19, 2017
Aug 03, 2017
Full Time
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking an Oracle System Administrator in support of a Federal Intelligence Agency contract.  In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Oracle System Administrator will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues.  The individual will be managing a group of computers that comprise the Database as a Service Architecture (Linux, Exadata, ODA, Oracle Vault).  


This will include Sys Admins duties such as:

  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of the operating systems of a group of computers that comprise the Database as a Service Architecture (Linux, Exadata, ODA, Oracle Vault).
  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.
  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
  • Evaluate and assess IAVA compliance and employ mitigations. 
  • Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems, patches,  and systems enhancements.
  • Perform system administration
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts.
  • Maintain backups and perform recovery as required.

  • Familiar with, and be able to understand, the following management and monitoring commands on the specified systems.
    • On the compute nodes (database nodes):
      • Linux: top , mpstat , vmstat , iostat , fdisk , ustat , sar , sysinfo
      • Exadata: dcli ASM: asmcmd , asmca Clusterware: crsctl , srvctl
    • On the storage servers/cells:
      • Linux: top , mpstat , vmstat , iostat , fdisk , ustat , sar , sysinfo
      • Cell management: cellcli , cellsrvstat
Education Bachelors Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Qualifications 10-15 years of related database analysis and/or administration experience.


    • Demonstrated Operations experience with Linux platform (i.e. RHEL, CentOS) including administration, management, and troubleshooting
    • Understanding of proactive monitoring concepts
    • Experience with patching and maintaining server builds
    • Ability to develop and maintain capacity metric
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the following infrastructure principles:     
      • Scalability and Capacity planning
      • Data center organization
      • Backup/Recovery
    • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex hardware/software issues, restore the environment to an operational state with minimal downtime, perform root cause analysis and provide a forward leaning mitigation strategy

• Familiarization with ODA and Exadata.


As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.