Position Description

Database Administrator (Oracle Streams Experience)
Location Annapolis Junction, MD
Required Clearance Level TS/SCI with Polygraph
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Would you like to perform rewarding work while contributing to the success of an established, growing company? Navstar is an award-winning organization that has a proven track record of successfully providing IT services and solutions both as a prime and sub-contractor on mission focused IT programs. Our employees are integral players in support of mission-critical programs focused on our National Security. 

Role Description:

The Program is seeking a Database Administrator (DBA) to support our customer’s mission critical operational program.  The DBA will maintain the integrity, security and availability of multiple databases. Duties include disaster recovery, performance analysis and tuning, index maintenance, and monitoring of data. Administers, maintains, develops and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database. Evaluates and recommends available database management system products. Performs database and software lifecycle activities to ensure the highest level of system performance, availability, and compliance with business requirements.  Performs Oracle Database administration.  Organizes and formats data for efficient query and storage processes. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Perform daily database administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of system database and Oracle Streams replication issues.
  • Track and respond to reported database issues using tools provided by the customer.
  • Monitor database performance and memory allocations using standard tools.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database problems as reported by the customers or task lead.
  • Perform database recovery actions.
  • Modify existing database scripts to enhance systems support and create new database scripts for recurring database issues.
  • Develop and execute SQL queries for routine and ad hoc requests.
  • Perform system updates and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) patching.
  • Recommend design and implementation practices that optimize the performance of GOTS/COTS databases and applications.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • To be eligible for this position you must hold an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.
  • Ten years of experience as a database administrator.
  • Must have at least 3 years of Oracle Database Administration experience to include experience with Oracle data replication technologies.
  • Must have experience implementing and maintaining database security.
  • Must have experience conducting database performance tuning and monitoring.
  • Must have experience troubleshooting and resolving database problems/issues.
  • Must have experience installing, configuring and upgrading RDBMS software.
  • Must have experience with procedural languages, for example: PL/SQL.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university.  
  • 3 years of experience with Oracle Grid/RAC in a Linux environment.
  • Experience with real time highly available data replication technologies such as Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Streams, Oracle Golden Gate, Sybase Replication Server.

About Navstar

For 20 years Navstar has provided high-quality Innovative Technology Services and Solutions throughout the Intelligence Community. We would not have achieved the success we have without the best AllStar team; this is not just a place to work, Navstar is a community. At Navstar everything we do revolves around listening to both our customers and employees, delivering the results they expect, and being a trusted partner as both a prime and subcontractor. We have proven track record of successfully providing innovative technology services and solutions on highly mission-focused programs; all while enjoying what we do at the same time. Security is our priority; together, we will make the nation a safer place.

Benefits at Navstar

  • Highly Competitive Health Care Premiums, including 100% employer paid for employee
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Generous PTO and Federal Holiday Paid Leave
  • Employer Paid STD/LTD
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401K plan and Employer Match
  • Referral and Opportunity Referral Programs
  • Professional Development Assistance

Navstar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Navstar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religious beliefs, national origin, disability, U.S. veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.