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Federal - Exadata SME

Job Location: MD - Greenbelt

Regional Description: Northeast

Número da Vaga: 00589050

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Greenbelt, MD


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.


The Oracle Exadata SME will work closely with development support, tech support, operations, etc. in a 24x7 environment. Responsibilities include Oracle product configurations, installations, integrations, and help in architecture designs. The successful candidate will also work with development team on daily basis responding to adhoc requests, deploying changes and optimizing processes using various tools, utilities, scripts, etc. Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of Oracle database definition, structure, documentation, long range requirements, operational guidelines and protection strategies. Candidates must also demonstrate ability to install and configure Oracle RAC on UNIX/Linux platforms and diagnose and resolve performance issues.


  • Provide input into the Oracle elements of the database strategy, provide guidance on best practices and standards, and participate in Proof of Concepts
  • Mentor other Oracle DBAs and provide in-depth troubleshooting and analysis skills for the team
  • Ensure the provisioning of Oracle DBA cover, workload management and analysis of production changes
  • Provide hands-on technical support for Oracle databases
  • Utilize a process oriented approach to database management (incl. change management, incident and problem management)
  • Install, configure, manage and maintain multiple Oracle databases on Linux, System z, and Exadata
  • Provide compute, storage, and network support for Exadata and ZFS hardware platforms
  • Monitor and maintain critical hardware information for the database machine
  • Perform operational procedures and support (including data modelling, replication, administration, maintenance, capacity planning, space management and recovery)
  • Perform replication, RAC configuration, OEM configuration, performance tuning and optimization (query optimization, index tuning, caching and buffer tuning)
  • Perform appropriate back up, restoration, patching and upgrades of databases (including DR)
  • Perform database tuning and implement performance enhancements
  • Install, configure, upgrade, and manage Oracle databases
  • Manage system issues, performance tuning, backup/recovery, and replication
  • Configure disk storage
  • Work with other teams to efficiently configure and deploy infrastructure components which support the Oracle database, this includes networking to provide data comm services and storage team to configure storage resources
  • Run diagnostic tools to identify database performance bottlenecks, and take appropriate corrective actions to improve database performance
  • Monitor Oracle databases
  • Troubleshoot Oracle performance and non-performance related issues and support testing.
  • Manage backup/recovery for Oracle instances
  • Develop scripts to automate repetitive tasks
  • Respond to support requests
  • Provide support for all stages of database implementation from development through QA and production
  • Control access privileges and permissions with a close attention to security
  • Provide input on database documentation (standards, procedures, scripts)
  • Monitor and improve database performance and capacity utilization to provide high database availability and redundancy

Basic Qualifications:

  • 12+ years experience working in an IT role and a Masters Degree, or 14 years experience and a Bachelors Degree, or 16 years experience and an Associates Degree, or or a High School Diploma/GED + 18 years experience
  • 3+ years experience on Exadata
  • 3+ years with Linux 
  • 2+ Years Experience with Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • 2+ Years experience with Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


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