• CONES - Oracle DBA

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clearance Requirement
    Education Requirement
    High School Diploma/GED
    Security +, Oracle Database Associate (OCA) or Oracle Database Professional (OCP) 11 (or equivalent) Oracle CP-Solaris 10 & 11 SA (or equivalent)
    Experience Level
    8570 Compliant
    IAT 2
  • Overview

    SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


    We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

    SMS seeking a Senior Database Administrator to join our CONES team at Hanscom AFB in Bedford, MA. Candidate should have hands-on experience in both development and administration


    • Administer and maintain Solaris platform
    • Perform regularly scheduled security and maintenance patching
    • Perform quarterly security audits of EITSM configuration
    • Support integration and test of EITSM system upgrades and added capability
    • Support integration and test of EITSM with third-party applications as needed under the change management processes
    • Maintain and support Solaris based EITSM systems and applications in the HNI integrated test facility
    • Build/Deploy servers based on standard build process
    • Complex scripting
    • Troubleshoot hardware/software related issues
    • Troubleshoot network related issues
    • Testing & validation of various new hardware and software for the enterprise,
    • Experience Solaris platform installation including architecture and configuration
    • Fault event rules development, performance threshold management, event analysis
    • Experience with tools in an enterprise environment




    • 3-5 plus years of experience with Linux and Solaris OS (emphasis on Solaris)
    • Strong troubleshooting skills in an enterprise environment working with network, security and development teams
    • Good understanding of TCP/IP + UDP and network concepts
    • Good understanding of DNS
    • Experience supporting, configuration and troubleshooting applications
    • Experience troubleshooting Java server applications
    • Experience with large storage systems like NetApp, EMC, HP …
    • Experience with supporting Oracle RAC clusters
    • Shell and Perl scripting and/or C or C++
    • RMAN experience
    • Experience in low latency/high performance environment in a government setting or equivalent
    • Experience with Remedy ticketing a plus


    High School Diploma. Bachelor’s degree in a Business Management or MIS related field is preferred.





    Required Certifications

    Security+ or equivalent


    Desired Certifications:

    Oracle Database Associate (OCA) or Oracle Database Professional (OCP) 11 (or equivalent)

    Oracle CP-Solaris 10 & 11 SA (or equivalent)



    SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


    SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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