We are currently looking for an experienced Oracle DBA to join one of our projects in Reston, VA. This role requires US Citizenship, Active TS/SCI - SCI Poly security clearance and a Security + certification. Key Responsibilities In addition to the management and coordination of database related activities like database design and performance tuning, other responsibilities will include: * Troubleshooting production problems * Performing software upgrades and applying software patches. * Maintaining backups using RMAN, data pump and export. * Upgrading databases from Oracle 11g to 12c * Answering technical questions from team members and developers * Reviewing impacts of new applications on current environment * Reviewing and providing input/feedback on policies * Coordinating and communicating policy changes with engineering team * Reviewing internal DBA documentation for completeness Requirements * Demonstrated in-depth experience of Oracle Database 11g/12c administration tasks including installation, configuration, backup, and recovery processes * In depth Oracle Grid Infrastructure and Oracle Grid Control experience * Knowledge and experience with Oracle ASM * Hands-on experience with Oracle Data Guard * Hands-on experience with Oracle Backup and Recovery - RMAN * Extensive experience with Oracle database (RAC) performance tuning * Broad experience with Oracle Enterprise Linux and CentOS * Proven upgrade/patching experience with Oracle database (11g/12c); * Experience maintaining databases in Windows environment; * Strong performance tuning experience; * Hands-on experience performing PL/SQL scripting; * Knowledge of the Federal Procurement Process. Preferred Qualifications * Oracle Certification * Experience working in a DoD/Intel environment * Experience working within NIST 800-53/RMF security controls Company Description: Falcon Engineering and Technologies, Inc. (Falcon) has sa strategic Information Technology (IT) Staffing component supporting industry partners and key suppliers to meet the staffing needs of the Commercial businesses and Federal, State and Local governments, including prime and subcontractors with small business set-aside concerns. Falcon provides IT staffing for direct hire, temp-to-hire and subcontract needs to the public and private sectors throughout the United States. Falcon is committed to equal opportunity employment of qualified personnel regardless of sex, race, religion, ethnic origin, or any other legally protected status.