Database Administrator

Suitland, MD
Defense – Data Management /
Regular /
At Agile Defense we know that action defines the outcome and new challenges require new solutions. That’s why we always look to the future and embrace change with an unmovable spirit and the courage to build for what comes next.

Our vision is to bring adaptive innovation to support our nation's most important missions through the seamless integration of advanced technologies, elite minds, and unparalleled agility—leveraging a foundation of speed, flexibility, and ingenuity to strengthen and protect our nation’s vital interests.

Requisition #:DATAB004106

Job Title: Database Administrator 

Location: 4251 Suitland Road Suitland, Maryland 20395

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Top Secret SCI

Required Certification(s): 
DoD IAT Level II Certification.

Agile Defense seeks qualified candidates for support of the Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) capabilities of the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) Nimitz Operational Intelligence Command (OIC).  Agile Defense provides IT support services to ONI OIC to include tier 1 through 3 on-call support, planning and scheduling, customer/user support, systems engineering and technical assessments, software engineering, system administration and operation, database administration and development, system/software testing and break-fix support.  Further support includes migration of MDA capabilities to the cloud, and the application of artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) tools to existing MDA data sets.

Design, implement, measure and fabric and host-based technologies for networking.
Resolve highly complex technical issues on Oracle Cloud and Exadata On-Prem platforms, spanning across database footprint including Exadata architecture, Real Application Clusters, High Availability, Data Guard, Corruption, Backup and Recovery.
Install, configure, and maintain of complex network of Cloud and on-premise systems.
Assist with integrating services across Cloud and data center.
Contribute to the prioritization of requirements and matching of resources with requirements.
Establish baselines and configuration control. Reviews CMDB and identifies opportunities for improvement.
Administer, maintain, develop and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of customer databases.
Support the production and non-production Oracle databases by; correcting issues, supporting routine and ad-hoc data change requests, creating documentation, implementing and monitoring daily and nightly database maintenance jobs, and monitoring, diagnosing, resolving, and responding to system failure and performance issues and taking appropriate measures to reduce system downtime and eliminating recurrence of the problem.
Analyze and improve system performance.
Act as a subject matter expert and resource in the area of database management.
Formulate and implement backup procedures for all customer databases.
Document new or modified infrastructure solutions, test activities/results, and workflows.
Perform database design and modeling; as well as, the collection and interpretation of customer requirements relevant to database migration, troubleshooting, performance observation and tuning.

Required Certifications
DoD IAT Level II Certification.

Required Skills
Database architecture knowledge and administration.
Solid ability to use CellCLI, ExaCLI, DCLI, ExaDCLI, patchmgr, and other Exadata administration tools in various situations.
Solid hands-on experience with Exadata configuration, security, and administration
Experience in Exadata monitoring and troubleshooting
Solid hands-on ability to update/patch different Exadata machine components
Able to backup different Exadata Database Machine components and databases on Exadata
Experience with clustering technologies from different vendors
Thorough understanding of the Oracle database features
Extensive hands on interaction with large Database management systems.
ZDLRA, Backup and Recovery, RMAN, knowledge of various restore and recovery scenarios.


Environmental Conditions
Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. Possible off-hours work to support releases and outages. General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

Strength Demands
Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles. Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Requirements
Stand or Sit; Walk; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; See
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. What makes us Agile? We call it the 6Hs, the values that define our culture and guide everything we do. Together, these values infuse vibrancy, integrity, and a tireless work ethic into advancing the most important national security and critical civilian missions. It's how we show up every day. It's who we are.

Happy - Be Infectious.
Happiness multiplies and creates a positive and connected environment where motivation and satisfaction have an outsized effect on everything we do.

Helpful - Be Supportive.
Being helpful is the foundation of teamwork, resulting in a supportive atmosphere where collaboration flourishes, and collective success is celebrated.

Honest - Be Trustworthy.
Honesty serves as our compass, ensuring transparent communication and ethical conduct, essential to who we are and the complex domains we support.

Humble - Be Grounded.
Success is not achieved alone, humility ensures a culture of mutual respect, encouraging open communication, and a willingness to learn from one another and take on any task.

Hungry - Be Eager.
Our hunger for excellence drives an insatiable appetite for innovation and continuous improvement, propelling us forward in the face of new and unprecedented challenges.

Hustle - Be Driven.
Hustle is reflected in our relentless work ethic, where we are each committed to going above and beyond to advance the mission and achieve success.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)