Database Administrator

7 months ago
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Information Technology
Minimum Clearance
TS/SCI with polygraph

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility is seeking qualified Database Administrators to support cutting-edge web design platforms. Positions are located thoughout the Northern Virginia area.  Responsibilities will include the following: 

  • Identify user requirements, sets up computer databases and tests and coordinates modifications to the computer database systems 
  • Ensures the performance of the system, understands the platform on which the database runs, and adds new users to the system 
  • Responsible for database upgrades, backup and restore 
  • Perform optimization and tuning of data loads and extractions 
  • Perform server performance tuning 
  • Perform server and storage capacity management and planning for the most complex and critical systems 
  • Recommend and implement process and tool improvements to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization's change management and configuration management processes and systems 
  • Perform Backup, Recovery, daily maintenance duties and "break/fix" responses using published procedures and documentation 
  • Collaborate with software engineers, security administration, Computer Operations, Network Management and system administrators to ensure quality and integrity of databases, application software and data 
  • Be able to execute and complete assignments on schedule with minimal supervision
  • Oversee the daily performance of database systems


Required Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph is required
  • Experience with database administration/engineering duties 
  • Strong experience with Oracle or SQL database administration, design, tuning and queries 
  • Strong knowledge with Oracle 11g RDMS, PL/SQL, MySQL 
  • Strong knowledge with administering Oracle Transparent Data Encryption Strong experience with Partitioning, and Oracle DBA Functions 
  • Strong knowledge with installing/administering Oracle11g, including Oracle Enterprise Sever Edition 
  • Knowledge and expertise migrating from Oracle 10 to 11g 
  • Experience with data warehousing & modeling 
  • Experience with database optimization 
  • Ability to provide overview/articulate with staff, users, and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Oracle 12C, Cloud Control
  • Experience with administering: Oracle Streams, Oracle Grid and Oracle Data Guard
  • Experience in a variety of operating system environments; UNIX (Solaris,AIX)/LINUX/WINDOWS Experience with Cloud based services: NoSQL, Hadoop, Cassandra


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