Senior Principal Oracle Database Administrator

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Everfox, formerly Forcepoint Federal, has been defending the world’s most critical data and networks against the most complex cyber threats imaginable for more than 25 years. As trailblazers in defense-grade, high assurance cyber security, we have been leading the way in developing and delivering innovative cyber security technology. We protect data wherever it resides. Our unwavering dedication and commitment to our customers and the critical missions they serve are what set us apart. We are dynamic, vigilant, and proactive in everything we do. Our suite of cross domain, threat protection and insider risk solutions empower governments and enterprise organizations to use data safely - where and however their people need it. At Everfox, we innovate, we invest, we achieve. We protect what matters most to our customers. And we offer protection like no other. We do all of this so our customers can focus on what matters most… their mission.

Job Title: Senior Principal Oracle Database Administrator

Location: Roamer (NCR)

Position Summary:
Everfox is one of the world’s most significant private cybersecurity software and professional service companies. As a Principal Cyber Engineer at Everfox, you’ll join our growing professional services engineering team. The work is challenging and provides support to a single customer. Supporting this customer will require you to troubleshoot and resolve various issues independently. While you’ll have access to other DBA staff, you’ll be expected to be a self-starter and multitask while communicating effectively with the customer and Everfox management. The ideal candidate will have previous experience supporting medium to large-scale Oracle databases.

What You'll be Doing:
Many job listings provide a wide range of confusing and often vague terms. At Everfox, we take a different approach by spelling out the key things you’ll be responsible for.

  • Installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting the RHEL 8.x OS supporting Oracle Database software in physical and virtualized environments.

  • Installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting pluggable and containerized Oracle 19c Databases in physical and virtualized environments.

  • Installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Oracle Data Guard.

  • Performing RHEL 8.x and Oracle 19c upgrades/patching.

  • Periodically validating Oracle 19c backup/recovery operations leveraging RMAN.

  • Monitoring and troubleshooting Oracle database performance.

  • Providing on-demand support for database-related issues and, if need be, working with Oracle support to address any unsolvable issues.

  • Working with the product support and development teams to address issues or bugs discovered in products running at a customer location.

  • Working with onsite government, contractor, or subcontractor staff to resolve issues with onsite products as a first line of support.

  • Reviewing, applying, and remediating security vulnerabilities or security controls based on STIG guidance or scanning reports.

  • Installing firmware updates on physical components such as DellEMC or HPE servers and SANs.

  • Communicating daily with customers and Everfox management, providing detailed activity summaries and in-depth trip reports where applicable.

  • Assisting in the lifting/racking and cabling of physical hardware. **

  • Possibility of 10% or less travel to customer coop site locations in VA and MS.

  • Other duties as assigned***

What Environment You’ll Be Supporting:
The information below represents a high-level overview of the environment(s) you will support.

Environment #1

  • Database Configuration: Primary and Secondary Oracle 19c database servers leveraging Oracle Data Guard on physical hardware.

  • Database Size: 100TB, with growth at a rate of 2TB per month.

Things You Must Have to Apply:

  • An active (currently in use) – TS/SCI

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Cyber Security, or equivalent education and work experience.

  • At least one DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification at IAT level II (2) or higher.
    (These are required only for DoD professional services roles.)

  • The ability to obtain the appropriate work authorizations required under U.S. ITAR or EAR regulations from the applicable U.S. government agency.

14+ years’ experience performing the following tasks:

  • Installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting the RHEL 8.x OS supporting Oracle Database software in physical and virtualized environments.

  • Installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting pluggable and containerized Oracle 19c Databases in physical and virtualized environments.

  • Installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Oracle Data Guard.

  • Performing RHEL 8.x and Oracle 19c upgrades/patching.

  • Periodically validating Oracle 19c backup/recovery operations leveraging RMAN.

  • Monitoring and troubleshooting Oracle database performance.

  • Providing on-demand support for database-related issues and, if need be, working with Oracle support to address any unsolvable issues.

  • Working with the product support and development teams to address issues or bugs discovered in products running at a customer location.

  • Working with onsite government, contractor, or subcontractor staff to resolve issues with onsite products as a first line of support.

  • Reviewing, applying, and remediating security vulnerabilities or security controls based on STIG guidance or scanning reports.

  • Installing firmware updates on physical components such as DellEMC or HPE servers and SANs.

  • Communicating daily with customers and Everfox management, providing detailed activity summaries and in-depth trip reports where applicable.

  • Assisting in the lifting/racking and cabling of physical hardware. **

  • Deep understanding of the following information technology areas:

    • Oracle RDBMS, partitioning, text indexing, grid, ASM, RMAN, SQL, PL/SQL, and scripting in support of automation and nightly processing jobs.

    • Routing, switching, firewall rules, and TCP/UDP/SSH/FTP/SCP/HTTPS protocols.

    • Creating, renewing, installing, and troubleshooting secure certificates for web servers/sites, appliances, or networking hardware.

    • Server hardware installation, maintenance, and patching.

Things That Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Experience working in cloud environments such as AWS, Azure, GovCloud, or Google Cloud.

  • Experience working with N-Tier architecture.

  • Experience with Java application servers.

  • Oracle Certifications, such as OCA, OCP, and OCM.

  • Certifications from Cisco, McAfee, Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat, Symantec, or VMware.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is:

The actual salary offered may vary within the range based on a candidates' unique experience, locale, and business needs. In addition to a base salary and bonus plans, Everfox offers a generous benefits package including flexible PTO, a 401k match, and contribution to healthcare coverages. Our talent acquisition team will provide specific information regarding bonus eligibility and benefits offerings.

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Don’t meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don’t meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Everfox is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace – so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.

The policy of Everfox is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to g2hr@forcepointgov.com 

Everfox is a Federal Contractor. Certain positions with Everfox require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Applicants must have the right to work in the location to which you have applied.

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Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Flex hours Flex vacation Startup environment

Region: North America
Country: United States

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