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Database Administrator

Requisition ID:  222936

  • Organization:  Svc - IS&T
  • Location:  [[location]]

DBA - General Job Description

Position Duties/Responsibilities

Working within a discipline, the Database Administrator will plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaptation of information technology techniques, procedures and criteria in areas including infrastructure operations. This position will devise new approaches to problems encountered to provide solutions to the customer. The Database Administrator will support a discipline in the performance of complex and demanding assignments requiring initiative and independent judgment. This position will perform work that requires the application of a significant range of fundamental principles in a variety of contexts.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Defines operating procedures and maintenance schedules and liaises with customers to assess and develop appropriate information technology solutions
  • Analyzes, diagnoses, designs, plans, executes and evaluates work to time, cost and quality targets
  • Perform database software installation /patch / upgrade to development, test and production servers
  • Perform database instance and schema creation, migration, merge, reorganization, archive, restoration
  • Perform database instance backup and recovery as necessary
  • Perform database instance and schema security setup
  • Perform database and data tuning, capacity planning, change management
  • Perform database tool and technology evaluation
  • Exhibits thorough familiarity with available methods, procedures, tools, equipment and standards associated with own area of specialization and makes correct choices from alternatives
  • Assist program developers with database design issues, use of functions, stored procedures and packages
  • Configure distributed database services (replication and Oracle Streams) and maintain, monitor such services
  • Provide advice and guidance on technical matters
  • Be able to log Service Requests (SRs) with Oracle and Microsoft, apply patches and coordinate with developers, support analysts and users to verify a patch has corrected a problem without negative consequences
  • Perform coordination with a geographically disbursed team of Operations DBAs
  • Able to work non-standard shift to support other time-zones.

 Position Skills 

Skill Group                                               Skill                                              Proficiency Level

Technical Automation Skills        Microsoft Windows 2012/2016        Intermediate

Technical Automation Skills        Oracle RDBMS (12c/18c)                      Advanced

Technical Automation Skills        MS SQL Server (2012,2014,2016)      Advanced

Basic Qualifications

  • Recognized degree in Computer Science or Information Systems from an accredited college or university, or specialized courses in general information technology or relevant information technology disciplines
  • 4+ years experience as an Oracle DBA and 2 or more years as an MS SQL Server DBA with Windows platform experience
  • Extensive experience with Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)


Additional Qualifications/ Information

  • Knowledge of various forms of database high availability options and replication
  • Knowledge with Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Knowledge of projects or functions including engineering, procurement, construction and other business applications
  • Knowledge of infrastructure systems architecture concepts, configurations and standards
  • Skill in working with customers to understand their requirements and expectations by asking questions and listening
  • Able to work overtime to support activities as necessary
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required
  • Extensive work experience in information technology or relevant equivalent experience in other information systems and technology disciplines
  • Must demonstrate a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Linux and/or Unix platform experience a plus
  • Oracle certification preferred

Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.  

Bechtel serves the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.