Senior Database Administrator (3rd Shift)

Location: Laurel, MD
ApplyLogic is a fast-growing Veteran-Owned consulting firm, headquartered in Dunn Loring, VA. Our people are our greatest asset and our company culture is grounded on that belief. We offer challenging and interesting work in a friendly and supportive environment. We deliver best-in-class technical expertise to the Federal Government market through IT professional service contracts. 

We offer a competitive salary with a robust Fortune 500 type benefits package: employee assistance, employee adoption, 401K with match, medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, 15 paid time days off, 10 holidays, unlimited web-based training and up to $5K towards continuing education and/or professional development and more!
Founded in 2004, ApplyLogic is a Veteran Owned Small Business, ISO9001:2008 certified with over $7M annual revenues and 35 employees. Our growth has been recognized in the Washington Technology Fast 50 and the INC. 5000. We have an immediate Senior Database Administrator position available in Laurel, MD.

Job Description and Responsibilities:
The Senior Database Administrator supports the hybrid cloud infrastructure and its applications, and the NOC team. The Network Operation Center/Operations team is responsible for monitoring all infrastructure and systems, remediating incidents, coordinating escalations, running support bridges, providing customer service and performing all operations & maintenance activities of hybrid cloud resources.
This position will be the during the third shift (11:00pm - 8:00am) with a four week rotation with 5 days on 2 days off.
  • Support the duties of the NOC; work with the team leads to execute and enhance NOC SOP’s
  • Manage, coordinate, track, report, process and work tickets daily and across shifts
  • Manage, coordinate, implement and remediate security compliance & vulnerabilities
  • Provide database diagnoses to remediate issues while engaging other teams as needed
  • Provide database resource system monitoring & remediation support
  • Provide database system access management support
  • Perform database capacity planning including allocating and planning future storage requirements
  • Support and coordinate the implementation of database products (Oracle, MySQL/PostGres, MSSQL, MangoDB) on a variety of platforms (VMware 6.x, Oracle Exadata, Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS)
  • Provide Tier 3 troubleshooting and escalation support for database systems
  • In partnership with engineering, develop strategies and implement solutions for managing database back-ups, restoration and replication
  • Serve as Tier 3 service desk escalation support to customers and application owners
  • Develop/review SOP’s and other documentation for use within the operations team
  • Perform tasks based on SOP’s to perform system and application changes as required
  • Increase day-to-day operational efficiency and accuracy via the use of automated tools and scripts
  • Develop new operational dashboards
  • Support the writing and delivery of daily infrastructure analysis reports
  • Coach, mentor and train staff

Required Skills:
  • Mastery knowledge and hands-on usage of Oracle 12c and Amazon GovCloud RDS
  • SME level experience with Oracle 12c Multi-tenant RAC and Data guard running on RHEL and Windows
  • Experience using NOC tools such as SolarWinds, AppDynamics, VMware VROps and/or Splunk
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2016
  • Experience with Oracle Identity Management Suite
  • Knowledge of configuration and auto deployment tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Expert hands-on level of installation/configuration, patching, troubleshooting, performance tracking/tuning, backup/recovery, remote monitoring
  • Extensive knowledge of other databases like MySQL, No SQL databases and In-memory databases
  • Performance Tuning and Optimization, AWR, SSIS, SSRS, backups, restores/recovery models
  • Experience running OEM, Grid manager, TOAD and other Oracle tools
  • Experience developing SQL*loader Data loading/unloading scripts, stored procedures that process and modify existing data
  • Creating database jobs to execute ad-hoc PL/SQL as well as procedures used to validate data, modify data, or gather table and index statistics at regular intervals.
  • Experience managing databases in a medium/large (200+ databases) enterprise environment
  • Experience deploying, troubleshooting, administering and using Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x
  • Proficient at scripting using at least two languages: bash, sh, powershell, python, ruby.
  • Knowledge of security policies and general vulnerabilities management
  • ITSM products (i.e. Remedy or ServiceNow) CRQ/WO/INC/KMS management
Education and Certification
  • Masters Degree and 12 years of experience
  • ITIL Foundation
  • Oracle certifications
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Public Trust, or must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
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ApplyLogic is an equal opportunity employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of ApplyLogic is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. ApplyLogic hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. ApplyLogic believes that associates should be provided with a working environment which enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.