By Light Professional IT Services

Oracle DBA

Job Locations: US-Remote Work

ID: 2019-2702

# of Openings: 2

Category: Information Technology

Clearance: Tier 2 – Moderate


By Light is hiring an Oracle DBA to join our team supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and will require minimal management guidance. Primary job duties will be to provide Oracle/SQL development support and Oracle Database production support.

By Light provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and 401(k) match.


  • Data migration techniques
  • Provide troubleshooting of database related issues
  • System performance improvements
  • Provide direction for schema structure and create scripts for schema/package updates

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience installing and configuring Oracle (11G and 12C) on RHEL
  • Basic monitoring and tuning
  • RMAN Backup and recovery
  • Understanding of database security issues
  • PL/SQL development experience
  • Oracle Active Data Guard experience
  • Ability to handle other tasks as assigned

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Oracle Golden Gate knowledge desired
  • Linux / Unix scripting
  • Oracle ASM technologies
  • Prior experience with VA Enterprise Cloud – Azure highly desired
  • Prior experience at Department of Veteran Affairs highly desired
  • Current VA clearance highly desired

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Candidate must be able to successfully complete a background check for Tier 2 (Moderate) public trust

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities