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Details of Senior Oracle DBA

Washington D.C.


  • The Senior Database Administrator will be responsible for all activities related to the administration of computerized databases.
  • Implement complex or non-routine data models and database designs and data access and table maintenance codes.
  • Assign personnel to various projects and directs their activities.
  • Consults with application development and O&M teams and advises them of the correct usage of appropriate data manipulation techniques. 
  • Implement changes into development and testing environments and monitor database and system performance. 
  • Responsible for preparing the releases packages for the production environment. 
  • Provide assistance to the IT team members with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems and/or database knowledge.
  • Assist with work plan development and work distributions for team members. 


Required Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum of 8-9 years as an Oracle DBA
  • Certified Oracle Professional Certification
  • Experience with Oracle 12c and PL/SQL
  • Knowledge of Weblogic 12
  • Knowledge of Hudson – batch file scripting
  • Experience in Windows server
  • Experience in Python scripting
  • Demonstrated communication skills with management, development teams, vendors and systems administrators.

Desired Skills/Qualifications

  • Experience in database change management/data management through the various stages of the system development life cycle.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in physical/logical database design.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in database security management.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in database architecture and system design.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in database performance tuning principles.
  • Ability to handle multiple/conflicting projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to work on call and provide 24/7 production support.
  • Experience with database patching and upgrades.


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