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Senior Oracle DBA- PeopleSoft
Title:Senior Oracle DBA- PeopleSoft
Job Type:Exempt (salaried)
Location:Suitland, MD

The PeopleSoft Oracle DBA must be able to meet the key criteria below:

  • Location: Must be onsite in Suitland, MD
  • Years' Experience: 8+ years
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust
  • Work Authorization: Must be authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Key Skills:
    • PeopleSoft DBA experience required
    • Experience with Peopletools and PeopleSoft 9.2

Do you want to help IBR build a portfolio of next-generation data collection systems? As a Senior Oracle Database Administrator at IBR, you will support PeopleSoft implementation for a key business unit of the Census Bureau. The DBA will be responsible for Tier 2/3 support and database related projects including tuning, optimization and troubleshooting multiple environments, stand-alone and pluggable databases, SQL and PL/SQL routines. This position is full-time on-site at Census Bureau Headquarters.


  1. As a blended team of support staff, support a PeopleSoft implementation
  2. Add, modify, and remove user accounts
  3. Create, modify, and drop databases
  4. Establish, modify, verify, monitor, and remove database replication
  5. Develop and maintain scripts in bash, python, perl, etc. to automate startup, shutdown, maintenance, monitoring, and data transfer processes
  6. Review performance, recommend improvements, and implement approved performance enhancements
  7. Assist application developers in the design, development, testing, and suitability of database interactions
  8. Apply database patches
  9. Perform backups and restores, and manage database backups
  10. Troubleshoot reported database issues
  11. Modify the database configuration as required
  12. After hours support and weekend work for patches, upgrades, and on-call rotations
  13. Customize PeopleSoft configuration files for each environment
  14. Configure and tune search features in PeopleSoft
  15. Tailor PeopleSoft patchsets for Census environments


  1. PeopleSoft DBA experience is required with the following products and versions:
    • PeopleSoft 9.2 HR & Payroll (preferably Federal version)
    • PeopleTools 8.5x
  2. Experience in complex, multi-modular IT systems design, development and integration via various methodologies and technical approaches
  3. Expertise in IT best practices and technology trends
  4. Database and database server configuration, monitoring, and performance tuning
  5. Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities to address complex issues involving data movement and data replication
  6. Proven ability to resolve architectural issues in the environment and database infrastructure, as well as develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the database architecture and the application functionality
  7. Development of batch processes and scripts
  8. Setup of DB security policies and support for Certification and Accreditation processes/audits, particularly in a US federal government environment
  9. Logical and physical database modeling
  10. Supporting application development teams
  11. Working in a multi-tenant, shared-services environment
  12. Writing SOPs and Operations Manuals
  13. Performing capacity and availability planning
  14. Experience operating in traditional and agile project models
  15. Experience designing and maintaining databases supporting web and mobile device applications

About IBR

Imagine Believe Realize, LLC (IBR) is an emerging small business focused on delivering software and systems engineering solutions to government and commercial clients. Our talent acquisition strategy is tailored to career seeking candidates who embrace continuous learning and desire to grow as a professional in the software/systems engineering industry. We strive to enhance our team members ability to thrive in the workplace by creating a proper work/life balance and first-class benefits package that includes:

  1. Nationwide medical, dental, and vision insurance
  2. 3 weeks of paid time off
  3. 10 paid federal holidays
  4. 401k matching
  5. Life insurance at no cost to our employees
  6. Short term disability insurance at no cost to our employees
  7. Long term disability insurance at no cost to our employees
  8. Health care flex spending accounts
  9. Dependent care flex spending accounts
  10. Training opportunities
  11. Education assistance opportunities

IBR is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to offer employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity/transgender status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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