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Position: Mid-Level Oracle DBA
Location: Rockville - 6116

Job Description:
Overview

TerpSys is a leading IT and Internet business solutions provider based in the Washington, DC area. Blending 21st Century technology with unequalled customer service, TerpSys offers its clients innovative, individually-crafted IT and Web solutions to meet their unique needs. Time and again, our team of dedicated professionals has helped our customers actualize the true potential of technology.

Washingtonian Magazine has recognized TerpSys for the third time as one of “50 Great Places to Work,” and The Washington Business Journal also named us one of its “Best Places to Work” in 2006, 2007, and 2008. Why? Because TerpSys is more than a business. It’s a place where we focus on our employees and on our communities, as well as on our customers. It’s a place where you can grow, personally and professionally. TerpSys offers a flexible work schedule, continuing education, pizza nights, happy hours, team competitions, sporting events, and so much more.
We are seeking enthusiastic, results focused professionals to join our dynamic Oracle DBA team to design, install, and support Oracle applications and database solutions.

Responsibilities

As an Oracle DBA for TerpSys, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Maintain, integrate, migrate, tune, and Infrastructure design of Oracle 9i, 10g, 9iAS, 10gAS products.
• Perform backup and recovery.
• Database support for the deployment of major software releases, feature enhancements, and bug fixes.
• Represent database team in meetings with other teams to coordinate successful planning and completion of various tasks and projects.
• Occasional after-hours and weekend support is required.
• Provide all other database administration duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Successful candidates must possess the following skills and qualifications:

A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent related experience is required (preferred in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related area).
2-5 years of database administration experience with Oracle.
Experience with the following Oracle products: 9i/10g RDBMS, 10g Application Server.
Experience with Sun Solaris and Linux.
Experience with shell scripting.
Experience working in a software development environment.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with customers, team members and managers.
Desired Experience/Training
Experience with contingency plan and disaster recovery strategy implementation.
Experience with the following Oracle products: 10g Oracle Application Server Portal, Oracle 10g Data Guard.
Experience with the following Open Source RDBMS: MySQL 5, Postgres 8.
Experience with Veritas Volume Manager, Cluster and Netbackup.
Professional certification: Oracle Database Administrator 9i/10g.
TerpSys offers competitive compensation packages, including excellent salary and comprehensive benefits with a variety of health care options, performance-based bonuses, a matching 401(k) plan, professional training, a flexible work environment, tuition reimbursement, and – very possibly - the career of your dreams.

Interested? Why wait? A Great Place to Work may be in your future! Visit us today at TerpSys - A Customer-Service Company, Focused on Technology, and apply for confidential consideration.