AMF Database Administrator - TS/SCI with Poly Required


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Fort Meade, MD

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Jacobs is seeking a Database Administrator (DBA) supporting the Application Messaging Framework (AMF).  This role will be responsible for the design, maintenance, monitoring, and administration of multiple Oracle databases.  Candidate should demonstrate a strong Database Administration background. 

General tasking and job responsibilities include:

  • Work with developers to design and create tables, views, and indexes
  • Management of tablespaces, partitions, and datafiles
  • Monitoring and management of system storage and data age-off, accounts, account permissions, and account expiration
  • Creation and maintenance of PL/SQL stored procedures and triggers
  • Backup and restoration of Oracle databases as required
  • Installation of Oracle software and monthly security patches
  • Migration of Oracle databases to new hardware
  • Research and Development of FOSS alternatives to Oracle
  • Securing Oracle access using TLS, certificates, and the Oracle Wallet
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Required
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines
  • 8 years of Software Engineering experience.  An additional 4+ years of Software Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 12 years.
  • At least 3 years of experience in the SIGINT, IA and IT domains
  • 5+ years of Oracle DBA experience
  • 5+ years of experience with PL/SQL and SQL
  • Ability to debug and resolve database errors and performance bottlenecks in a timely and effective manner
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to peers and management
  • Experience maintaining Oracle software in an Enterprise Linux environment

Desired Skills:

  • Oracle database performance tuning
  • Experience optimizing SQL queries and stored procedures
  • BASH shell scripting experience
  • Experience using git for configuration management
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is always critical. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday.  However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.