Senior Oracle SOA Administrator

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 Oracle SOA Administrator position available in Laurel, MD.

Job Description and Responsibilities:
The Senior Oracle SOA Administrator will provide leadership and subject matter expertise in the design, development and support of technology infrastructure, hardware, software and office systems support and distribution, systems performance management and technology integration functions. Migration requirements for this position include Oracle Middle Tier technologies such as Oracle SOA suite, Oracle WebLogic, and Oracle Identity Management (OID, SSO, and Oracle Access Manager). 
  • 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:
  • 10 years of overall IT experience with specialization in Middleware and Identity Management.
  • A minimum of 5 years of hands on installation, configuration, and administration experience in Oracle Identity Management (OIM, OAM, OID, OVD, OUD) and Oracle Fusion Middleware (WebLogic, SOA. WebCenter Content).
  • Experience in administering OBIEE, OTM, ASCP, and EDQ are a plus.
  • Knowledge of enterprise deployment strategies, high availability, and clustering.
  • Experience in configuring SSO with Oracle products and third-party applications, AD to OUD synch, SSL.
  • Experience in scripting skills such as, but not limited to, UNIX shell/perl/python, Database SQL/PLSQL and WLST.
  • Strong understanding and experience with user provisioning, authentication, access management and de-provisioning.
  • Knowledge of Network, Firewalls, F5 Load Balancers, DNS, SSL
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Ability to consistently meet and exceed expectations and incorporate customer service into all aspects of work.
  • Quickly identify, recommend and implement solutions to incidents/issues/problems with SOA/Weblogic related to performance, configuration, patching, upgrades, etc.
  • Hand on experience in configuration and troubleshooting in clustered WebLogic and RAC database environment specific to SOA/WebLogic
  • Ability to take ownership of SOA issues and manage through resolution
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.