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Virginia Information Technology Agency
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6 Months
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15 Jul 2012
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Complete Description:


Works as part of the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Information Management (OIM) team TO MONITOR, MAINTAIN AND TUNE mission critical state-wide DATABASES for VDH.


•             Leverages breadth and depth of database administration expertise.

•             Serves as a point of contact for database availability and performance.

•             Focuses on both hardware and software aspects of databases to optimize performance, capacity, and service delivery.

•             Works within the framework of established operating procedures and in close cooperation with internal and external support personnel to provide troubleshooting and maintenance of databases to assure operational availability.

•             Works independently with little guidance

•             Should be available 24/7 and also willing to work on-call and carry blackberry/pager all the time

•             Good communication skills to coordinate issues with the application/help desk staff and NG


Required Experience and Skill Set:

* 5+ Years of IT Experience as an Oracle DBA in a UNIX or Linux environment

* Develop, review and enforce database standards.

* Strong experience in Backup and Recovery of large databases.

* Expertise in Oracle database performance tuning and troubleshooting.

* Ability to document database performance issues and also help team mates understand the resolution process.

* Able to work independently.

* Expertise in Production Oracle 10g/11g environments including RAC, PL/SQL, OEM, RMAN, Data Guard and shell scripting.

* Expertise in Oracle Application server 10g/Weblogic 10.3 environment

* Working knowledge in Oracle Advanced security tools


Preferred Experience and Skill Set:

-              Highly Desired – Excellent Communication Skills

-              Highly Desired – WebLogic

-              Ability to work on multiple projects/issues simultaneously



OCP 10g/11g certified

Highly desired 7 Years


Oracle 11g/10g database administration

Required 7 Years


Oracle 10g apps server administration

Required 5 Years


Oracle dataguard 10g/11g

Required 5 Years


RMAN backup/restore

Required 5 Years


Oracle on Solaris/windows experience

Required 5 Years


11g performance tuning

Required 5 Years


Weblogic 10.3 administration

Required 2 Years


Oracle grid control 11g

Required 5 Years


Shell script knowledge

Required 5 Years


Excellent oral and written communication skills



Oracle designer/forms/reports knowledge

Required 3 Years