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Software Engineer II in Aurora, CO at Volt

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Aurora, CO
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Our client is hiring for a Software Database Administrator in Aurora, CO.

Must have an ACTIVE U.S. Security Clearance

The Global Positioning System Advanced Control Segment (GPS OCX) team is responsible for full life cycle engineering on state of the art environmental, commercial, and sensing systems for government and commercial applications. 

GPS OCX is seeking a talented Database Administrator to join our software database team in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must have experience and knowledge with database administration and database deployment solutions. The candidate will work closely with systems engineers, integrators, testers, and customers to provide database administration throughout the development and maintenance life cycle. 

As an Oracle Database Administrator, the selected candidate will perform: 
Oracle 11g & 12c Database Administration to include the following: 
• Configuration, management, and maintenance of complex relational databases 
• Evaluation and installation of database software releases, patches and system upgrades 
• Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of database tuning: software configuration, memory usage, data access, data manipulation, SQL, and physical storage 
• Strong SQL DML and DDL capability 
• Strong Oracle Support utility skills (PL/SQL, SQL, Python, DataPump/export/import, SQLLoader) 
• Willingness to support/lead Database development efforts 
• Willingness to support data loading and validation efforts 
• Database Benchmarking (Threshold Forecasting, Sizing, Capacity Planning, Trend/Predictive Analysis, Testing/Stressing, and recovery planning) 
• Database Requirements Analysis 
• Database scripts/package deployment 
• Database Administration support to include occasional weekends 
• Database configuration/deployment support to site 
• Strong database data integrity & stored procedure testing experience 
• Documentation 

Required Skills: 
• Minimum 8 years Database Administrator experience with Oracle 11g & 12c RDBMS 
• Experience with RAC/Grid Control/ASM 
• Experience with Data Guard/RMAN 
• Experience with development and execution of database security policies, procedures and auditing-experience with database authentication methods, authorization methods, and data encryption techniques. 
• Strong scripting skills using Linux, Bash, Perl, and Python. 
• Willingness to share knowledge and mentor team members 
• Experience with security requirements for databases, developing, documenting, and implementing backup and recovery procedures. 
• Experience with database performance tuning, partitioning, blobs, database storage management, data security and protection, performing backups/ restores, and archiving data. 
• Skills working with Oracle PL/SQL, stored procedures, and SQL queries. 
• Candidates must be a US Citizen and hold an active DoD Secret Security Clearance. 

Desired Qualifications: 
• Experience working with databases in secure environments (familiarity with STIGS, hardening, etc.) 
• Experience with data modeling and design using Oracle Designer, SQL Developer 
• Chef 
• Java 
• Ruby 
• Clearcase 
• Clearquest 
• jitterbit 
• VMware 

Required Education (including Major): 

Bachelor's in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Database Administration, CIS or related Technical major.

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

An ACTIVE US Government Security Clearance is Required