As part of this role, you will be providing comprehensive Oracle Database Support services.This includes working with a talented team to provide database migration and upgrade; Operations and Maintenance (O&M); database security enhancements; mitigation/remediation of IT Security findings; data center server maintenance, data center shutdown/restart and other support activities; application Disaster Recovery(DR); and database development/release. If you love working in dynamic and challenging environment, this should be a fun and exciting opportunity for you.ABOUT ARTEMIS CONSULTINGArtemis Consulting is a D.C. area-based IT Services and Management Consulting firm that is on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing companies in the U.S, on the Entrepreneur 360 companies list, and one of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Fantastic 50 companies. Our teams are collaborative, self-motivated, and focused on creating value for our clients. We are a growing company where you have an opportunity to learn and grow with your peers. We believe in getting the job done and having work-life balance. We offer competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefits package including employer-subsidized health, dental & vision insurance, 401(k) matching, 10 paid Federal holidays, and paid vacation and sick leave.JOB SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe ideal candidate for this position meets the requirements of the position, is personable, and can work in a team. Excellent oral and written communications skills are a necessity. Provide day to day system administration of MySQL DB platforms across the enterprise, to include remote sites.Support daily database monitoring and administration tasks and respond to Service Requests that are assigned to the DBA team within the client’s IT Service Management (ITSM) platformAssist in applying software patches and fixesAssist with implementing security enhancements required by the client’s IT Security Group, and in accordance with Agency security directives to mitigate or remediate identified security vulnerabilitiesSupport annual Data Center Shutdown events as well as unplanned outages, DR cutover and reconstitutionSupport database disaster recovery efforts and coordinate with application owners to ensure that database recovery supports the recovery times stipulated in IT Contingency Plans that are managed for specific systems.SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONSMust be flexible, able to work in a highly collaborative environment, and work independently and collaboratively as needed. Work location is onsite, with occasional offsite work after hours and weekends during planned/unplanned outages or system maintenance periods.Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and superior interpersonal skills are a must. Ability to plan and execute database migrations across multiple and divers DB platformsAdvanced MySQL DBA experience with MySQL, version 5 and aboveAdministration and maintenance of enterprise database systemsUnix/Linux Shell Scripting (BASH, KSH, PERL and/or Python)MySQL Enterprise Monitor, MySQL Enterprise Backup, MySQL ReplicationMySQL Security Hardening.Ability to troubleshoot, identify and remediate DB performance issuesMinimum QualificationsThe contractor shall apply expert working knowledge of database design, implementation, performance optimization, database migration/upgrade, and administration of databases over full system lifecycle, with specific experience listed below: 8+ years experience in managing large, enterprise level MySQL database implementationsExperience in design and support of high availability (HA) architectures and comprehensive Disaster Recovery strategiesAdvanced MySQL expertise to include designing robust and resilient DB architecturesAdministration and maintenance of enterprise database systems5 years of experience with Linux-based systems.Experience with high-availability database solutions and architectures.Experience implementing a variety of data models, data access, and table maintenance codes.Extensive experience resolving moderate to complex DB performance and capacity issues, replications, etc.Experience in configuration, upgrade, maintenance and security.Experience executing MySQL database backups and restores.Advanced level knowledge of SQL.Extensive experience working within structured change management processes.Strong scripting skills in any UNIX shell, Perl, and/or Python.Ability to develop requirements for the tool-sets needed to streamline and automate system installation and configuration procedures.Experience with process automationDesired Qualifications Solid communications skills, oral and written.Federal Government experience as a contractorEDUCATION Undergraduate Degree (in in computer science, engineering or related field) highly desired but can be substituted with 2 additional years of experienceOTHER REQUIREMENTS Work location is DC Metro area; relocation assistance provided to right candidate.Teleworking is not available. US Citizenship (required by Federal client) Candidates should be able to pass a criminal background check Candidates who are not in the Washington DC area should not apply. This position is for a Federal client, and requires onsite presence. Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job posterDo NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offersArtemis Consulting is an equal-opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, religious creed, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, or age.Artemis Consulting uses e-Verify to verify employment eligibility.