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Senior Database Engineer/Administrator (Telecommute) - Nationwide

Job Title
Senior Database Engineer/Administrator (Telecommute) - Nationwide
Job ID
McLean,  VA 22102
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Senior Database Engineer/Administrator (Telecommute)



Talent Orchard has been contracted by a top tier defense firm to assist with staffing an ongoing prime contract providing software expertise to support a Government Customer in the maintenance and modernization of key legacy applications (mostly Java and SQL). The applications reside in the Amazon GovCloud. For this opportunity we are seeking a Senior Database Engineer/Administrator.


This is a 100% telecommuting role.



  • Maintain operating Oracle databases running on Amazon EC2-instances
  • Install and patch oracle software on Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Create oracle databases and tablespaces and monitor tablespace growth and assign enough space for the tablespaces
  • Understand and implement Maximum Availability Architecture for oracle databases
  • Monitor and Tune the performance of oracle databases
  • Oracle user creation, maintenance and auditing of their actions
  • Exporting and Importing the databases/schemas using datapump
  • Write shell Unix and windows scripts to automate routine database activities
  • Data masking of PII data
  • Install and patch Oracle Enterprise Manger and management agents
  • Monitoring the databases using Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Managing oracle databases on Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Implementing oracle best practices
  • Implementing Transparent Data Encryption
  • Implementing Oracle data guard
  • Document Standard Operating Procedures of various database activities
  • Supporting applications running on Webmethods, Websphere, Weblogic and TomEE
  • Support development team in deploying scripts to various environments
  • Schedule jobs in cron
  • Establish User equivalence between servers
  • Capable of providing solutions to a variety of problems that may arise in an expeditious, efficient, and timely manner



  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; or additional experience in lieu of degree
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance
  • Knowledge and experience of supporting oracle databases on AWS cloud
  • Working knowledge in Oracle 12c
  • Strong working knowledge supporting oracle databases on Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Familiarity with AWS native database services (RDS)
  • Familiarity with some other databases –mssql, mysql, postgresql, nosql, etc



Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  •  Human Capital
  •  Professional Services
  •  Accounting/Audit Readiness
  •  Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering

Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.

To learn about our other exciting opportunities, please visit our Jobs Page at www.talentorchard.com.


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