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Federal - Database Monitoring Specialist

Job Location: VA - Springfield

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00531405

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Springfield, VA

                                      

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect.  

 

The Database Monitoring Specialist will have 10 years of experience demonstrating comprehensive knowledge of key tasks on a large high visibility IT program This role will lead the Database monitoring team in the Administration, development, test, or of the Database platforms supporting functions across one or more teams or clients, including designing, implementing and maintaining new databases, backup/recovery and configuration management. Install database management systems (DBMS) and provide input for modification of procedures and documentation used for problem resolution and day-to-day maintenance. This role will be responsible of utilizing vendor scripting tools and processes, including but not limited to the monitoring of software distribution, backups, performance measurement, tuning, and license and asset management to allow automated as well as remote systems management of the server environment to reduce time to deliver services.

 

Key Duties include:

  • Working with other teams to consolidate database instances and storage using capacity and performance analysis tools to identify underutilized instances, duplicate copies of data and identify associated server, network and storage resources that can be “right sized” in preparation for transition to new CoLo datacenter or hybrid cloud.
  • Monitor the utilization of Exadata systems workloads to determine the strategy for use and migration moving forward. Some consolidation of Exadatas is expected as the existing workload moves to more cloud-friendly, lighter weight database platforms readily available in all major cloud service provider environments.
  • Monitor the operations of OIT Database systems (Datacom/DB, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle) across the entire enterprise and with cloud service providers to support 24x7x365 availability.
  • Maintain security hardened baseline configurations and deploy security (patches), software maintenance (patches) and new software releases and supporting products infrastructure as directed by the system owner, policy, or the Cybersecurity Directorate.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation of all procedures, infrastructure diagrams, system configuration and baseline standards, implementation plans, system back out plans, system recovery plans, maintenance plans, system upgrades, and all system changes.
  • Provide leadership in monitoring process, management and resolution of all event, warning, alert, as well as alarm messages. Contractor shall design and implement automated responses to system issues (e.g., automatic failover, resource allocation adjustments).

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 to 10 years of experience and a B.S. degree.  Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience5 years’ experience with Datacom/DB.
  • 3 years’ experience with Exadata systems.
  • 3 years’ experience with IBM DB2.
  • 3 years’ experience with Use of Oracle Data Guard for multi-site failover and smarter use of standby databases for reporting and analysis functions, rather than sitting idle awaiting failover operations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years’ experience with Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Experience with licensing/hosting of Exadata within Oracle’s Cloud.
  • Design and builds relational databases. Performs data access analysis design, and archive/recovery design and implementation.
  • Development of strategies for data acquisitions, archive recovery, and implementation of a database.
  • Development of data warehousing blueprints, evaluating hardware and software platforms, and integrating systems.
  • Reviewing and development of object and data models and the metadata repository to structure the data for better management and quicker access.

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 U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

                                       

Accenture is a federal contractor, 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.

 

US Citizenship Required.

 
 

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