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Database Administrator (Senior)

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Belleville, IL 62220
Job Description

Business Group Highlights


The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation’s defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce 14,000 strong stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta has an immediate/upcoming need for a Database Administrator (Senior) in the Belleville, IL area.

Perspecta is currently looking for dedicated, dependable, and reliable Senior Level Database Administrator’s to support the upcoming GSMO-II contract with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). DISA provides network operations management support to its national security customers via Department of Defense (DoD) Information Networks/Defense Information System Network (DODIN/DISN) capabilities which are deployed and operated worldwide. DODIN/DISN capabilities are functionally a system-of-systems entity that is in a continuing sustainment phase of its life cycle.

Primary Responsibilities:

+ Installing and upgrading the Oracle DBMS and all its associated products to include applications tools. Allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements for the database system.

+ Creating primary database storage structures (tablespaces) Creating primary objects (tables, views, indexes) once application developers have designed an application.

+ Modifying the database structure, as necessary, from information given by the application developers. Implementing and maintaining database security.

+ Ensuring compliance with Oracle License agreement.

+ Controlling and monitoring user access to the database.

+ Monitoring and optimizing the performance of the database.

+ Planning for backup and recovery (Control Files, Redo Logs, Rollback Segments, System Data Files, etc) of database information.

+ Maintaining archived data on tape. Backing up and restoring the database (On line and Complete).

+ Perform set up, troubleshooting and maintenance of replication. Tuning the database for optimal performance.

+ Staying current with Oracle’s emerging product line and with new additions that may complement your existing applications.

+ Supervision of teams of DBAs.


Education and Experience Required:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT Service Management, Engineering, Business, or related field or equivalent work experience.

+ May have Master’s degree in related field.

+ Often holds intermediate-level certification(s) in work field.

+ Typically 8+ years of relevant experience.

+ DoD 8570 certification at IAT level II Security+ CE

+ DoD Secret Security Clearance with eligibility for Singe Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)

+ Requires at least 8+ years of relevant IT experience

Knowledge and Skills:

+ Experience with Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, or other related database systems

+ Must be knowledgeable and experienced on the different versions of Oracle (11g and 12c) on multiple operating systems (Windows, Linux)

+ Experienced in Database backup using RMAN with TSM, OEM Grid Control, ASM, UNIX/Linux Shell Script, etc

+ Strong written and verbal communications skills

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Req # 2019-80658

Category Other/Technical

Telecommute No

Clearance Secret

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