Oracle Forms and Reports Administrator - Dept. of Justice

Location: Washington, DC, DC
Date Posted: 02-21-2017
Job Description
We are looking for a full-time Oracle Application Administrator to deliver web-based applications in support of the US Department of Justice (DOJ). We are looking for a customer focused individual with the ability to work independently. The successful candidate will work to deliver new Oracle Application servers for the development team as they migrate 16 applications from Oracle 11g to 12c and consolidate these applications from a remote to a centralized data center. This is a fast paced environment with a lot of direct customer interaction with government supervisors. We need someone with the drive to work independently and strong knowledge of the installation and configuration of Oracle Forms and Reports on WebLogic with Oracle databases on RedHat 6.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include support of development teams in software deployments to
pre-production and production environments consisting of the building of new VMWare instances, installation, and configuration of new Oracle Forms and Reports servers and deployments of Oracle Forms and Reports solutions. The qualified candidate will be responsible for the investigation, resolution, and explanation of system issues. The candidate will also be required to deploy and implement enhancements that will improve the reliability, maintainability, and performance of the system and its infrastructure. In accordance with customer's security policies and directives, the candidate will deploy, maintain, and enhance the security of solutions through administrative, preventive, detective, and reactive controls, such as change, configuration and patch management.
* Install and configure Oracle Forms and Reports instances on RedHat Linux 6 and have Oracle 12c database experience
* Ensure optimum performance, high availability, and stability of solutions
* Evaluate, install, and deploy changes including new applications, security patches, and other changes through lower environments to minimize the likelihood of negatively impacting production availability
* Team with government supervisors and developers from other companies to establish new environments, migrate applications, and deploy new applications
* Troubleshoot server configuration issues on Forms and Reports
* Monitor production application stability and make recommendations to promptly address any trends which could impact availability of the systems for end users
Required Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

* Five to seven years of experience as the primary systems Administrator of an Oracle Application solution supporting over 50 users
* 2+ Years dedicated to managing Oracle Applications solutions (Oracle Forms and Reports, WebLogic or other) as a primary responsibility (more than 50%)
* 2+ years of Application Server administration 

* Experience with LDAP integration
* General experience and knowledge of common issues associated with Java Web Applications and
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work closely with developers users to help resolve application configuration issues Experience working with developers to migrate and upgrade oracle applications (10 to 11g)
* Oracle application administration in Linux Red Hat 6 

* Team oriented and able to operate with minimal supervision

* Proven analytical and problem solving skills

* Ability to work on site and interface directly with government supervisors

* Experience following configuration management best practices to ensure changes are thoroughly tested and work in lower environments before being migrated to production
Type: Full-Time
Clearance: DOJ MBI
Location: Washington D.C. near Verizon Center
Shift: 8.5 hour shift between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm with occasional on-call and weekend deployment support
Type of Travel: Local
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