Oracle Database Administrator NF4

Quantico, Virginia
Nov 24, 2021
Dec 02, 2021
Full Time

Performs duties as an Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) for daily operations, maintenance and testing of multiple database instances of Oracle across several business platforms. Conducts tuning and daily database monitoring to include creating and monitoring backup and recovery procedures. Develops and tests SQL queries based on user defined conditions and requests. Monitors performance and provides recommendations to customers regarding opportunities for performance improvements. Installs, patches, and upgrades Oracle Relational Database Management Systems IAW best practices, to include compliance requirements, DISA STIGs, NIST, and any needed remediations. Works with the system administration team to create clones, establish standbys, perform backups via a variety of mechanisms (e.g., shell scripts, snapshots, exports), and create and configure new Database servers, consistent with best practice and compliance guideline established for the enclave. Ensures database availability and security.

Plans, organizes work and manages internal resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies. Safeguards Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) data, information, funds, merchandise, supplies, equipment, and property to preclude or minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse.

Keeps technical skills sharp and acquires knowledge of new technology and additional RDBMS, as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

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A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems is highly preferred. Four years of experience in information technology, with three years of progressive technical experience working with current Oracle versions in a Unix environment (e.g., RHEL, Unix, AIX). Must have a strong understanding of RDBMS system architecture and components, and a solid knowledge of Oracle, SQL, and UNIX are required. Must have experience with and expertise in Oracle database administration sufficient to work independently or with light supervision. This includes monitoring, performance tuning, back-up and recovery, security administration, daily database operation and troubleshooting procedures. Experience using Oracle database administration tools such as TOAD and Oracle cloud Grid is preferred.

While not required, knowledge of and experience in the following are highly desirable:

DISA STIGs, checklists, and Risk Management Framework, Data warehouses, ETL processes and tools (e.g., Informatica), Database cloud technology, MicroSoft SQL Server, and Imperva Securesphere Database Firewall.

Must possess excellent communication and documentation skills, including having the ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Certification in Oracle database administration, (e.g., Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Certified Professional) or similar per DoD 8570.01-M is required within six months of employment. As an authorized and privileged user of Department of Defense Information Systems must possess or receive Information Assurance awareness by completing the Security+ CE. Certification as a condition of access within six months of employment, and thereafter must complete annual Information Assurance awareness training and maintain the Security+ CE certification.

This position has been designated as a position of trust. The incumbent must be eligible for an Access National Agency Check and Inquiries (ANACI/ Tier 3) background investigation to satisfy IT Level II designation. Appointment and continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of the security investigation.

Eligible for incremental telework as determined by MR/MF policy.

Additional information

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review:

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exception is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.



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