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Oracle Database Administrator


Database Administrator


Fort Meade, Maryland, United States


The Database Administrator will join a high performing agile team using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology to support a nationally significant program. The program is using Behavioral Driven Development (BDD) and test automation tools alongside a full suite of team collaboration tools. Program execution follows DEVOPS best practices and employs robust development, test and production environments. The program provides system engineering, development, test, integration, and operational support to a large, fast-paced program, and is developing infusing new technology and adding advanced capabilities while continuing to support an on-going mission and operational system.

Leidos is seeking a Database Administrator (DBA) to support our customer’s mission critical operational program. The DBA will maintain the integrity, security, and availability of multiple databases. Duties include disaster recovery, performance analysis and tuning, index maintenance, and monitoring of data. Administers, maintains, develops, and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database. Evaluates and recommends available database management system products. Performs database and software lifecycle activities to ensure the highest level of system performance, availability, and compliance with business requirements. Performs Oracle, SQL Server, and SYBASE Database and Application server administration. Organizes and formats data for efficient query and storage processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Recommend design and implementation practices that optimize the performance of GOTS/COTS databases and applications.
  • Perform daily database administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of system database and Streams replication issues.
  • Track and respond to reported database issues using tools provided by the customer.
  • Monitor database performance and memory allocations using standard tools.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database problems as reported by the customers or task lead.
  • Perform database recovery actions.
  • Modify database, as necessary, to address escalated help desk incidents related to operator tokens or MGCs.
  • Modify existing database scripts to enhance systems support and create new database scripts for recurring database issues.
  • Develop and execute SQL queries for routine and ad hoc requests.
  • Transition/ingest legacy data.
  • Perform system updates and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) patching.

Security Clearance requirement:

  • Must possess active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance to be considered for this role.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline and eight (8) to twelve (12) years of experience Four years of additional database administrator experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • Ten years of demonstrated experience as a database administrator.
  • Must have at least three (3) years of Oracle Database Administration experience.
  • Must have experience implementing and maintaining database security.
  • Must have experience conducting database performance tuning and monitoring.
  • Must have experience troubleshooting and resolving database problems/issues.
  • Must have experience installing, configuring, and upgrading RDBMS software.
  • Must have experience with procedural languages, for example: PL/SQL.​

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Mongo.
  • 3 years of experience with Oracle Grid/RAC in a Linux environment.
  • Experience with real time highly available data replication technologies such as Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Streams, Oracle Golden Gate, Sybase Replication Server.
  • Experience with MySQL.
  • Experience with Cassandra.


Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.