By Light Professional IT Services

Database Administrator

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/19/2020 3:49 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology
Tier 4 - High


By Light is seeking an Oracle Database Administrator to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and will require minimal management guidance. Primary job duties will be to provide Oracle/SQL development support and Oracle Database production support.


  • Provide troubleshooting of database related issues.
  • System performance improvements.
  • Provide direction for schema structure and create scripts for schema/package updates.
  • Plan, install, configure, monitor, tune, upgrade, migrate and administer all prod, test and dev Oracle Solaris and Linux physical and virtual servers and WebLogic cluster and standalone servers, currently consisting of 25 Oracle Unix physical T- and M-series physical servers and 80 Linux and Solaris virtual machines, and 20 WebLogic standalone and cluster servers.
  • Administrate 30 Oracle DB and SQL servers on Unix and Windows.
  • Develop Unix shell, JAVA, SQL, and Python codes to automate administration tasks.
  • Perform infrastructure architecting, design, capacity planning and high availability implementation.
  • Assist the VA with capacity planning and decisions on product selections and upgrade paths.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience in managing the routine operations and maintenance of databases and ensuring their reliable and efficient performance and be part of a team to provide Oracle Database support
  • Oracle installation and configuration experience
  • Basic monitoring and tuning
  • Backup and recovery
  • Understanding of database security issues
  • PL/SQL development experience
  • Ability to handle other tasks as assigned

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Oracle GoldenGate knowledge desired
  • Linux / Unix scripting
  • Replication tools
  • Oracle RAC / ASM technologies
  • Prior experience at Department of Veteran Affairs highly desired
  • Current VA clearance highly desired
  • Bachelor’s degree


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