• Oracle Database Administrator

    Job Locations US-SC-North Charleston
    Job ID 2018-2094
  • Overview

    AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated Oracle Database Administrator to support healthcare information technology projects for our customers. This position is based out of Charleston, South Carolina.

    Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

    The successful candidate must be able to create, update, configure, manage and administer databases for Oracle 11g and 12c environments. The enterprise environment consists of real application clusters (rac) and stand-alone databases. The successful candidate must be able to work in a dynamic environment with stakeholders, team members and government sponsors to manage Oracle database software over various operating systems such as Red Hat Linux, Windows and VMware. The successful candidate must be able to create, edit and execute scripts to process data and perform software updates. The candidate must be able to create instances to include control files, redo logs, archive log and other parameters as required. will be relied on to provide IT project management guidance/input and expertise for projects and special projects as needed. The candidate must be able to integrate dbms(s) and data with existing application software, web sites, portals, storage devices or business applications as well as assisting and testing disaster recovery (dr) and continuity of operations plans (coop).


    • Reading/interpreting database error messages and executing recovery of database instance, data or other pertinent database components. engaging Oracle support by submitting and monitoring the status of Oracle service requests
    • Implementing Oracle RAC, automatic storage management and data guard at desired levels according to industry best business practices
    • Remotely administering database instances using Secure Shell and other remote access tools
    • Implementing DoD mandated upgrades and security patches to the dbms software, to include quarterly critical patch updates
    • Analyzing database error messages/alert logs and implementing corrective actions to resolve issues
    • Coordinate with SAN engineers for designing, managing, implementing and configuring logical unit numbers (lun), file systems, disks, zones and other storage media on various storage devices in a redundant array of independent disks (raid)
    • Work closely with systems engineering and vulnerability analysis teams to ensure compliance with applicable disa stigs and remediate vulnerability alerts to ensure the security and availability of data
    • Implementing shared database file systems in a SAN/NAC/RAC environment
    • Utilizing OEM or other designated tools to monitor and maintain the database environment
    • Integrating dbms(s) to os(s), business applications, monitoring agents, risk mitigation agents, backup/recovery agents, network devices and storage devices
    • Interpreting error codes generated by log and system files from dbms(s), os(s), business applications, monitoring agents, risk mitigation agents, backup/recovery agents, network devices and storage devices
    • Recommending and implementing hardware, software and database solutions to resolve problems
    • Creating/modifying/updating/closing trouble tickets and work orders and to coordinate incident resolutions with other teams within the Network Security Operations Center
    • Documenting procedures for database management and tasks in standard operating procedures, work instructions and other relevant documentation processes; provide metrics and reports that show how databases are performing
    • Performs database reorganizations as required to assist performance and ensure maximum uptime of the database
    • Integrates with software development team and systems engineers to ensure new products and software versions are implemented with minimal impact to operations
    • Enforces and maintains database constraints to ensure integrity of the database
    • Administers all database objects, including tables, clusters, indexes, views, sequences, packages and procedures


    • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of six (6) plus years’ related technical experience.  Six (6) years of additional related technical experience can be substituted for the degree requirement.
    • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field
    • Must possess a current/active DOD secret clearance
    • 5 to 8 years of Oracle DBA experience
    • Must meet the IAT Level II certification requirements of DoD 8570
    • IA Baseline Certification: Security+
    • Previous RHEL 6/7 system administration experience a plus
    • Up to 10% Travel

    EEO Statement

    AbleVets LLC appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.  AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 


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