Oracle Developer/DBA
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Oracle Developer/DBA
Ref No.: 18-00307
Location: Reston, Virginia
Client is looking for a strong Oracle PL/SQL Developer / Administrator (NOT A PRODUCTION DBA) for a contract position with one of our leading clients in Reston, VA. Candidates must be EAD/GC or USC – No H1B or OPT for this role.

From the Manager:
I am looking for a strong database developer/administrator who has plenty of experience with Oracle PL/SQL development, Performance Tuning, Materialized views, supporting cube refreshes etc. However, as my teams are moving towards cloud based solutions, this person needs to have some exposure to AWS or be fully open to learn/develop/administer technologies like Postgres, MemSQL, Spark, SQOOP etc. Good communication skills is a must. We are looking for a strong developer who has good understanding of the database management concepts. We'll be moving lots of our assets to cloud in 2018 and therefore a developer is more valuable to me in the long run than a pure PROD DBA, however, understanding of the database tuning and other DBA concepts is a must irrespective of the new database we pick on cloud.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
-Someone with BOTH Development and DBA experience is preferred
-5-7+ years of experience in the design and development of Oracle relational database management systems
-Several years of experience years of experience in the analysis, design, and development of Oracle 9i databases.
-Experience with Oracle PL/SQL development, Performance Tuning, Materialized views, supporting cube refreshes, etc.
-Familiarity with Cloud based databases, specifically AWS
-Experience with data warehousing and business intelligence environments
-Expertise in relational and dimensional data modeling and database design
-Experience in logical database modeling and physical database design
-Experience with identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks
-Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
-Proficiency with SQL/PLSQL
-Strong skills supporting n-tiered applications, built onto the Oracle database platform
-Knowledge of distributed databases and partitioning
-Knowledge of scalable data architectures
-Knowledge and understanding of the Rational Unified Process (RUP) for software development.
-Ability to provide off hours and weekend support as necessary
-Generally familiar with database programming and analysis, systems develop methodologies, specifically Java, XML and web services

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
-Current Oracle DBA Certification is desirable
-Experience with migrating on-premise databases to Cloud based databases
-Highly Preferred - Experience with developing Cloud based databases
-Highly Preferred - Familiarity with AWS Redshift, Postgres, MemSQL, and other newer database technologies