Database Administrator
Five Rivers 11 reviews - Suffolk, VA

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Five Rivers Services, LLC (FRS)

provides full-spectrum communications, information technology (IT), network operations, video teleconferencing (VTC), audiovisual, multimedia, and command, control, communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) services and solutions to Department of Defense, Federal Government agencies, and the commercial sector. Currently, FRS operates in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Djibouti, and several continental U.S. locations.

Five Rivers Services is a subsidiary of Akima, LLC.


The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of an Oracle RDBMS (Oracle 10g, 11g) transactional database, to include. Other duties include,

but not limited to, the following:
Installs, configures and populates databases in Windows and Linux operating environments.

Performs database tuning, backup and recovery ensuring maximum system availability.

Develops procedures, packages and scripts to facilitate data manipulation with both internal and external application interfaces.

Coordinates with Software Development Team ensuring data availability for manipulation.

Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for database administration and monitoring tasks.

Identify approaches that leverage existing resources and provide economies of scale.

Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups, data transfers and data exchanges.

Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.

Investigate and troubleshoot issues providing end user and program support.

Repair and recover from hardware or software failures.




Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Engineering Science, or related field

Oracle DBA Certifications desired

Minimum of four (4) years DBA experience

A current secret security clearance is required.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

General office environment, No special physical demands required. Some lifting and/or moving up to 15 pounds required.

Travel may be required.


We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Do you need assistance?

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.

If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website

to apply for a position please contact,

Cynthia Osterberg, Recruiter,, (703) 766-6881.

Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

For us to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line.

Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance.



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