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Oracle Production DBA

Job Type: CTH

Job ID: 10604

Oracle Production DBA, Rockville, MD

Our client is seeking an Oracle Production DBA for a contract to hire opportunity in Rockville, MD.



  • Determines database requirements for projects and ensures that new systems comply with database strategies.
  • Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot complex database issues and collaborate with development staff to aid in application-level troubleshooting.
  • Experience with Oracle 11G and 12C in a 24x7 production environment.
  • Expert knowledge of DBMS and admin tools, performance and monitoring tools. (OEM, Irwin, Toad, etc.)
  • Experience with PL-SQL package implementation and troubleshooting.
  • Proven track record of administering Oracle in Unix/Linux environments.
  • Experience with Unix Shell scripting, Perl, Python, or other scripting languages
  • Maintain current patching levels for Oracle DBMS systems.
  • Experience building and supporting a production database infrastructure, including backups, monitoring/alerting, performance metric monitoring.
  • Experience optimizing Oracle for ETL and Business Intelligence tools.
  • Establishes corporate standards for disaster recovery, data retention and database security and monitors industry standards.
  • Provides implementation and ongoing support.
  • Translates detailed design into physical database structures and performs database testing.
  • Builds and supports required database test environments. 
  • Provides technical expertise and DBMS configuration. 
  • Provides 24x7 production and non-production DBA on-call support.
  • Demonstrates a mastery of cutting edge technologies to leverage when making strategic decisions.  


  • BS/BA degree in computer science or information systems or related field. 
  • 10 or more years of information systems experience including 10 or more years of database administration experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 
  • Expert business, technical design and database administration knowledge required.
  • Performs project management tasks, including estimation, status reports and scope management.
  • Strategic thinking and ability to prioritize tasks to meet the business needs required.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of industry standard DBA tools and database access methods. 
  • Proficiency implementing new DBMS features and functionality preferred.

Please Note

  • Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • No calls, inquiries, or Third Party Vendors please.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer (Unable to sponsor H1B Visas).

Since 1988, The ACI Group, a Baltimore-based IT staffing firm, has been committed to hiring the industry’s leading professionals, and presenting exciting career opportunities. We have access to varied types of contract, permanent and contract-to-perm positions and offer a choice of employment options including a full benefits package.

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