Oracle Database Administrator

Job Locations US-UT-Clearfield
Requisition ID
Position Category
Database Administration / Development / Programming
No Clearance Required
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is seeking an Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) to join our team in supporting our environmental compliance information management and enterprise software solutions. This job is in Clearfield, Utah.The DBA will help maintain Oracle-based development, test, training, and production environments for our web-based applications. The selected candidate will also support information security by configuring the database to conform to federal security standards, applying patches, gathering artifacts, and documenting evidence that demonstrates compliance during periodic security audits.


 This position will also assist the primary System Administrator in configuring and maintaining the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) OS on test, development, and production environments, in deploying application upgrades to those environments, and in maintaining the local test/development network.


The selected candidate will also assist the team in the performance of a wide breadth of tasks related to competencies listed in the Preferred Qualifications section of this job description, many of which can be learned and mastered while on the job.


What you will do: 

  • Tune Oracle databases to optimize performance in all environments
  • Secure databases in conformance with federal (i.e., NIST) security standards and provide evidence of configurations during periodic security tests and audits
  • Write database scripts to perform one-off DML tasks in support of user community requests and development efforts
  • Provide input and guidance to aid middle-tier architecture decisions relating to database performance
  • Evaluate new technologies, determine viability of solutions, and make recommendations
  • Partner with Data Center operations and infrastructure teams to ensure seamless deployments, proper documentation and support for applications
  • Maintain several environments, keeping them in-step with security changes and patches, including OS, database, and all vendor updates, while adhering to certification standards and change procedures
  • Perform builds and deployments in support of release testing
  • Provide configuration management in a development environment
  • Support development teams, implementation teams and help-desk teams with requested issues, both local and remote to the site
  • Assist in maintaining systems used to support development, test and production environments supporting operations at the Clearfield, UT office.
  • Occasionally provide after-hours or weekend troubleshooting support to address urgent issues that may arise in the production deployment of a web-based application used by over 150,000 DoD employees


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum  3 years of experience with a Bachelor’s Degree. Additional years of experience maybe accepted in lieu of the degree
  • Familiar in writing SQL and PL/SQL statements, functions, procedures, and packages
  • Some knowledge in writing Linux shell scripts
  • Some knowledge with Linux OS server administration; preferably RHEL
  • Experience with Oracle database administration
  • Must be a US Citizen

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP Business Objects administration
  • Apache Tomcat server/HTTP/NTP/Git administration
  • IPSEC firewall administration
  • Familiarity with Apache Maven
  • Postfix and Dovecot E-Mail server administration
  • Spam and anti-virus filtering software
  • Samba file server configuration



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. 


Peraton Overview

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.

Target Salary Range

$51,000 - $82,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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