Oracle DBA in Bethesda, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 9/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Oracle DBA with our industry-leading client in Bethesda, MD.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Responsibilities hPerform database administrator tasks including analyze, develop and maintain complex OLTP Oracle 12.2
    and 19c databases
  • Perform database administrator tasks for PostgreSQL and MSSQL databases in support of the business applications
  • Continually investigate methods to improve database reliability and performance both on premise and in the cloud (AWS)
  • Establish and implement automated process to ensure regular backups and recovery of Databases
  • Monitor Database performance to optimize performance and proactively diagnose potential issues, performing Database performance tuning and preventive maintenance
  • Provide support and guidance to application developers with SQL tuning, data modeling, data refresh, code migration, performance testing and physical database design
  • Enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards, ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
  • Ensure Databases meet stringent security and compliance standards, perform security scans, re-mediate any issues
  • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems and emergency off-hours support on rotation basis
  • Communicate with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security


  • Solid knowledge of Oracle 19c, PostgreSQL and MSSQL and overarching database concepts, such as: logical relational data modeling, physical data modeling, tuning large instances, resource management, data replication and backup/recovery techniques
  • 5+ years of Oracle DBA (Production) experience on UNIX and/or LINUX systems
  • At least 8 years of experience with implementations, upgrades, conversions and consolidation projects with databases of any flavor
  • Experience with Oracle Server on-premise and AWS RDS Database
  • Hands-on experience in Database performance tuning utilizing AWR/ADDM/SQLT, STATSPACK and monitoring tools like OEM
  • Ability to develop key performance metrics
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to effectively troubleshoot, resolve, or escalate problems
  • Experience with automating database tasks using PL/SQL, Ksh, Bsh, Csh, Python and automation tools, e.g. Ansible
  • Must have excellent communications and documentation skills
  • Understanding of Change and Incident Management processes
  • Experience in Federal Grants Management is a plus

Job ID: 345598

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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