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SimVentions Inc. Senior Oracle Database Administrator ** in Dahlgren, Virginia


SimVentions, consistently voted one of Virginia's Best Places to Work, is looking for a Senior Oracle Database Administrator to join our team! The Senior Oracle Database Administrator will apply expert-level knowledge toward maintaining and developing Oracle databases for custom applications using PL/SQL. The Senior Oracle Database Administrator will maintain database security and create backup and recovery options. This position requires the ability to work on a team and strong interpersonal skill.


  • Develop processes for optimizing database security, server security, backups, and merging old databases with new ones

  • Manage database access and accessibility of data

  • Manage day-to-day operations of IDE's database systems

  • Perform data migration (import/export)

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors

  • Research and apply oracle upgrades, patches, and STIGS

  • Create database backups

  • Create automation for repeated database tasks

  • Interface with users and help desk personnel

  • Produce reports, visualizations, and dashboards for databases

  • T rain team member s

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Extensive experience with Oracle databases (specifically 19c)

  • Extensive knowledge of SQL and SQL server tools

  • Demonstrated knowledge of configuration management best practices

  • Extensive experience with PL/SQL coding and applications

Additional Requirements:

  • Due to the requirements in the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce guidance and the nature of our covered contracts and facilities, all employees may need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a legal exemption with approved accommodation.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure

  • Oracle Certified Professional (or Master)

  • Experience using Powershell and Unix scripting tools

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Education: BS degree in Computer Science or related field

Minimum Clearance: Secret Clearance

Location: On-base at Dahlgren Naval Base

** This position is future funded and not immediately available

Why Work for SimVentions?

SimVentions is about more than just being a place to work with other growth-orientated technically exceptional experts. It’s also a fun place to work. Our family-friendly atmosphere encourages our employee-owners to imagine, create, explore, discover, and do great things together.

Support Our Warfighters

SimVentions is a proud supporter of the U.S. military, and we take pride in our ability to provide relevant, game-changing solutions to our armed men and women around the world.

Drive Customer Success

We deliver innovative products and solutions that go beyond the expected. This means you can expect to work with a team that will allow you to grow, have a voice, and make an impact.Get Involved in Giving Back

We believe that one of the best ways to be a well-rounded company is to have well-rounded employees, and one of the ways we encourage that is by providing a wide range of service opportunities for our team members to engage in throughout the year.

Build Innovative Technology

SimVentions takes pride in its innovative and cutting-edge technology, so you can be sure that whatever project you work on, you will be having a direct impact on our customer’s success.

Work with Brilliant People

At SimVentions, we don’t just hire the smartest people. We hire experienced, creative individuals who are passionate about what they do, and who benefit from the culture that we have created here.

Create Meaningful Solutions

We are trusted partners with our customers and are provided challenging and meaningful requirements to help them solve.

Employees who join SimVentions will enjoy benefits like:

  • Impact: work on projects that directly support the defense of our nation.

  • Serve: work for a company that supports its surrounding communities.

  • Employee Owned: work with the best and help build YOUR company.

  • Dress code: business casual. We like to be comfortable while we work.

  • Healthcare: one of the best packages in the industry.

  • Culture: add to our culture of technical excellence and collaboration.

  • Food: we have a lot of food around here.

  • Family focus: work for a team that recognizes the importance of family time.

  • Resources: excellent facilities, tools, and training opportunities to grow in your field.

  • Open communication: work in an environment where your voice matters.

  • Fitness/Well-being: opportunities to participate in company sports teams and workout groups.

  • Professional development: employee-led interest groups for personal and professional development plus great training options

  • What you bring to the table: contribute, grow, and thrive.

Other Perks:

  • Lots of employee appreciation events throughout the year

  • Excellent working facilities and tools to get your job done

  • Regular communication (“All-Hands”, “SimV Share”, “Imagineering Day”) to stay connected to SimV culture, stay abreast of what is happening in the company, and meet new faces while eating good food

  • SimVentions sports teams and workout groups

  • Employee led interest groups for personal and professional development

  • What you bring to the table…


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)