AWS Cloud/Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Job at Peraton, United States

  • Peraton
  • United States

Job Description


We are hiring! We are looking for an AWS Cloud/Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) . This qualified individual will support AWS Cloud database services such as Oracle RDS, Aurora PostgreSQL RDS, PostgreSQL RDS, AWS Redshift and on-premises Oracle RAC clusters. The AWS Cloud/Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) will have a good understanding of Relational Database concepts, implementing appropriate stand up/configuration maintenance/upgrade/migration/incident/DR activities for various relational databases. The AWS Cloud/Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) requires good communication skill working within a DBA Team in an environment with the client and other contracting companies.

What you will do:

  • Participate in production Database 24x7 on call support
  • Create databases, space allocation, ASM management
  • Design, develop, test, deploy and maintain database security and audit solutions
  • Design, develop, test, deploy and maintain database recovery solutions
  • Coordinate patch management activities and plan/implement DB upgrade activities when appropriate
  • Manage database performance, capacity and availability
  • DBMS SW implementation, upgrade, patching
  • Use best practices, work plans, checklists and defined processes
  • Maintain Security Compliance Checklists by specific security standard
  • Remediation of security hardening pertaining to DISA STIG, SCSEM, CIS, NIST standards
  • Document Variations or False Positive security deviations
  • Remediation of database system vulnerabilities related Nessus Security Center scans
  • Participate in project technical reviews and lead work product reviews
  • Develop and maintain database support documentation
  • Monitor database environments and proactively identify and prevent incidents
  • Take ownership of complex database incidents and problems, providing resolutions in a timely manner


Required Qualifications:

  • 5 years with BS/BA;  Additional  4 years of relevant experience maybe accepted in lieu of the degree
  • AWS RDS (Oracle, PostgreSQL, Aurora PostgreSQL) OR AWS Redshift configuration and operational experience
  • Oracle 19c RAC/ASM experience
  • Oracle Grid/RDBMS upgrade experience
  • Database hardening (DISA STIG, etc.), ability to document variances/false positives, maintain security configuration checklist
  • Self-starter, leading and driving database hardening and security remediation
  • OEM (EM Cloud Control) experience preferred
  • Linux experience
  • Scripting in KSH and Perl required
  • SQL Plus/DBeaver/pgAdmin experience
  • Experience working with VLDB databases including partitioning
  • Patching experience (Patch set updates and release updates)
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a level 6C Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Active Public trust Clearance
  • Active Secret Clearance is a plus


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.


Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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