Oracle Senior Principal Consultant - Senior Database Administrator (US-NSG) in Reston, Virginia
Senior Principal Consultant - Senior Database Administrator (US-NSG)
Minimum requirement: US Citizen with an active TS clearance with Full Scope
About the role:
The Oracle National Security Group is seeking consultants, passionate about software development, who can support a number of exciting internal Oracle and customer facing engagements. Those who excel in this role are motivated self-starters who love to solve challenging problems and feel comfortable working directly with customers, as well as, on innovative internal development efforts. You will be an integral member of an elite team with diverse skill sets: designing and delivering unique solutions that integrate a wide variety of Oracle commercial hardware, software, and cloud, into mission-critical secure solutions for our government customers. As part of the consulting team, you will have the opportunity to work across multiple projects and customers, share your knowledge and insights - be part of cutting-edge technology innovations. This position relies on self-governing, freedom, trust, and autonomy to put your creative technical talents to work.
About Our Team:
Oracle’s National Security Group (NSG) is a business unit dedicated to providing technologies to the Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense (DoD) and to the Military Intelligence. Oracle leads the world in transforming data into actionable information and insights and Oracle NSG’s Consulting Practice tailors Oracle commercial products to meet the most demanding requirements of the United States Government’s sensitive missions. The government relies on Oracle and we rely on our cadre of talented, innovative technologists, developers and engineers to make it all possible. The NSG Consulting Practice is a dynamic team with an inclusive, collaborative environment where each person’s unique experience and talents are valued and promoted. Our group fosters creative, entrepreneurial ideas and strives to implement them to achieve mission impact. We are dedicated to cultivating a passionate workforce comprised of professionals who aspire to grow personally and professionally.
Relevant Experience/ Characteristics:
Experience as a contractor in the Intelligence Community; preferably “side-by-side” work with staff personnel (non personal services).
Technical expertise and hands on experience as a database administrator of Oracle databases (11g minimum required, 12c preferred) in all phases of the development lifecycle (DEV, TEST, PROD).
Ability to demonstrate the proper techniques used for database backup and restoration, managing database performance and performing typical security lockdown procedures.
Familiarity with ATO/ Security accreditation processing and strategic security policy implementation to include data labelling.
Deep experience in ETL, process mapping, and data transformation to achieve larger programmatic data management goals.
Experience or training with variety of Oracle technologies including the applicability and usage of these technologies by customers.
Passion for technology, curiosity, and willingness to learn new skills, work with new tools and discover new and innovative approaches to solving complex technical challenges.
The ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical audiences and, vice versa, translate functional needs to technical solutions.
Our environment not only encourages you to learn and quickly apply new, emerging Oracle technologies in collaboration with our team of elite professionals. Qualifications, skill, experience, or suitability in any of the following areas is:
Experience as Oracle DBA with Oracle RDBMS (prefer Oracle 11g – 12c). This includes experience in implementing new Oracle database architectures, database security, and O&M (daily operations, performance tuning and monitoring).
One or more programming languages (Shell scripting, PL SQL)
Linux or Solaris experience
ETL experience using tools such as Oracle Data Integrator, Informatica.
U.S. Citizenship with an active TS/SCI and Full Scope
6-8 years of technical experience relevant to this position
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred
Ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with team members and clients
Ability to travel as needed
Experience with Big Data/Hadoop environment.
Experience with one or more application servers (WebLogic, Tomcat, JBoss).
Experience with Oracle security products and implementation (Firewall, Database Vault, Audit Vault, Oracle Label Security).
Experience with implementing RAC.
Experience in migrating systems to AWS Cloud environment.
Experience with any of the following technologies is beneficial:
Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Oracle Multitenant Database
Oracle Data Guard
Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)
Oracle Database Vault
Oracle Labeling Technologies (Oracle Label Security, Virtual Private Database)
WebLogic Application Server
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
An experienced consulting professional who has a broad understanding of solutions, industry best practices, multiple business processes or technology designs within a product/technology family. Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices.
Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices. Demonstrates expertise to deliver functional and technical solutions on moderately complex customer engagements. May lead the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget. May act as the team lead on projects, providing coaching, guidance and feedback to develop skills of team members. Effectively consults with management of customer organizations. Participates in business development activities. Develops and leads detailed solutions for moderately complex projects.
6-8 years of experience relevant to this position including 3-4 years consulting experience preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred. Product or technical expertise relevant to practice focus. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to build rapport with team members and clients. Ability to travel as needed.
Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire
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