Senior Oracle Database Administrator

Database Administration / Development / Programming
Top Secret/SCI


Annapolis Junction

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No remote/telework allowed
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Be part of our exciting team supporting a robust, world-wide communications network, providing office automation packages; document and information management tools; and collaboration, voice, and video tools in a secure, flexible, distributed architecture supporting a classified DoD IT system deployed worldwide.  Peraton is seeking a Senior Oracle Database Administrator to lead and guide all design and upgrade efforts encompassing the Oracle Database environments across a large-scale enterprise Information Technology (IT) program.  Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure Databases are operating efficiently and effectively.
  • Support database migrations and consolidations (ad-hoc and scheduled).
  • Oversee database replication, which may include the setup for new replication activities.
  • Develop Service Design Packages and maintain SOPs for all Oracle database systems
  • Responsible for insuring compliance with all regulations, upgrade and optimize the performance of Oracle Databases and support future planning efforts
  • Configure environments for and in support of all Oracle database related aspects of user acceptance testing, functional acceptance testing, system-level testing, database security testing, installation/migration testing, configuration/compatibility testing, and performance, load and stress testing, as well as support of systems assurance tasks.


  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD
  • Minimum of 10+ years of Database Administration (DBA) experience
  • Minimum of 8+ years database design including: capacity planning, configuration, migration, performance monitoring, tuning, security, data recovery and troubleshooting
  • Proven general knowledge in virtualization and networking, and a working knowledge of MS Project
  • Proven experience insuring compliance with all regulations, upgrades, optimizing the performance of all databases, and supporting future planning
  • Oracle DB certification; Version 12 or above
  • Oracle Certified Master certification is desired
  • Current ITIL Foundations certification
  • Must possess an active TS/SCI 


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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