Oracle DBA in Arlington, VA at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

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Job Description

CALIBRE Systems Inc, an employee-owned Management Consulting and Information Technology Solutions company is looking for an Oracle DBA - Journeyman in support of our AFNCR contract. This is a highly visibility position on a premiere Air Force program is in support of overall contract's Network Communications Center. This position will be responsible for:

  • Installation, configuration and upgrading of Oracle server software and related products.
  • Apply Oracle quarterly Database Proactive Bundle Patches (DBBP) and OJVM patches to database servers and databases as they become available to maintain database security.
  • Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures utilizing RMAN, Data Pump and evolving technologies.
  • Implement and maintain database security utilizing DoD (Department of Defense) STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides) and best practices.
  • Upgrade Oracle 11g database to 12c.
  • Upgrade Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 12c to 13c.
  • Perform database tuning and performance monitoring utilizing AWR, Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 12c, SQL Developer and TOAD.
  • Setup and maintain documentation to conform to DoD standards.
  • Provide guidance and recommendations for capacity planning through sustainment and migration phases of projects.
  • Create database design and architecture documentation to support current and future Oracle database requirements.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and provide documented guidance for resolution.
  • Assist Development and Linux with application/database setup and configuration.
  • Knowledge of Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) would be helpful.
  • Ability to take ownership of database issues and manage through resolution.
  • Ability to consistently meet, exceed expectations and incorporate customer service into all aspects of work.

Job Requirements

  • Must have an active Secret DoD security clearance;
  • Certification: Security + (required);
  • Have strong interpersonal skills in a team-based development environment;


  • Strong level understanding utilizing Oracle databases within a Linux Server environment.
  • Strong understanding of the Linux Server operating system environment.
  • Ability to perform both Oracle performance tuning and monitoring.
  • Strong level understanding for deploying Oracle backup and recovery scenarios.
  • Strong understanding of Oracle security management within a DoD environment.
  • Experience database change management and data management through the various stages of the SDLC.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with management, development teams, and colleagues.
  • Ability to document objective evidence of projects such as database installations, etc.
  • Organizational Skills: Can plan and prioritize work, both on their own and that of project team. Follows tasks to their logical conclusion and makes sure that everything has been done to the right standard. Good attention to detail.


  • Oracle 11g (minimum) 12c (preferred) on RHEL 6.9 (currently migrating from RHEL 5.11 to RHEL 6.9).
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud 12c and 13c.
  • SQL Plus, TOAD, SQL Developer database management toolsets.
  • VMWare VSphere 5.5 (currently migrating to 6.5).

Required Experience

Position requires a minimum of 6 years of experience as an Oracle Database Administrator.

CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports transitioning service members, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. To be considered, please apply via our website at Come join our dynamic team!

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