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Database Administrator, Senior

Booz Allen Hamilton
parental leave, paid holidays, tuition assistance, tuition reimbursement
United States, South Carolina, Charleston
2387 Clements Ferry Road (Show on map)
December 11, 2023
Job Number: R0186541

Database Administrator, Senior

The Opportunity:

Your combination of people skills and technical expertise makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. As an Oracle database administrator, you know how to manage and secure database technology. At Booz Allen, you can use those skills to improve the database technology supporting our nation's Veterans.On our team, you'll be responsible for implementing and maintaining multiple complex databases.

Analyze the design, development, and delivery or implementation of data solutions, including architecture design, prototyping of concepts to proof of concept, analysis of the development of standards, design, and test plans, code, module design development and testing, data solution debugging, design and implementation of a solution that follows efficient design techniques, and development that meets and exceeds the intent of the design of the data solution. Assist with the planning and engineering of the organization's databases. Monitor performance, scalability, and security and evaluate existing database design to determine the necessary updates and integration requirements of a new design and to ensure final solutions meet organizational needs. You'll provide your client with peace of mind as you implement policies and procedures to ensure the security and integrity of the database. You'll use technology and tools like Amazon DMS, Confluent Kafka, and Oracle OEM to identify problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission-critical database. With your technical expertise, mentoring, and opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we'll focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our customers. Work with us as we improve database technology to change the Department of Veterans Affairs for the better.

Join us. The world can't wait.

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience with PL or SQL development

  • 2+ years of experience with working in an agile software development environment

  • Experience with Cloud-native solutions, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Relational Database Service (RDS), Database Migration Service (DMS), S3, CloudWatch, Cloud Formation Templates, and DynamoDB

  • Experience implementing and leveraging monitoring tools such as Grafana and AppDynamics to troubleshoot complex issue

  • Knowledge of Oracle database administration and OEM

  • Ability to design and develop complex SQL queries and reports to retrieve required data

  • Ability to provide code review on SQL change sets and work with developers to create and enforce best practices

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Liquibase source control tools

  • Experience developing and maintaining data streams with Confluent Kafka including administration and troubleshooting with Apache Kafka Cluster Visualization (AKHQ)

  • Experience with Postgres

  • Experience with Big Data analytics platforms, including Hadoop

  • Experience with Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) administration

  • Knowledge of disaster recovery, including creating disaster recovery plans for the environment, helping to document procedures, and planning and testing recovery procedures in a remote backup environment

  • Ability to develop solutions or write software to analyze large data sets to identify places to improve performance and detect system performance changes

  • Bachelor's degree in CS


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us-that's why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like , tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you'll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we'll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life-at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. so you'll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen's benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual's particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen's total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you'll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you'll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We're an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.