Lead Application DBA

Herndon, VA
Jun 26, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Database Administration
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description
Lead Application DBA

Position Description
We're currently hiring a very senior DBA who can independently handle DBA activities in high a pressure environment. In order to be considered, you must have prior experience leading a team.

The Application DBA to join our financial services team in Herndon, VA. This is an exciting full-time opportunity to participate in one of the largest technology replacements in history. We're offering a complete benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation, etc. Your future duties and responsibilities
• Responsible for the application schema in local environment (Capacity Planning, Tables, Views, Stored Procedures, Packages, Performance Tuning etc. specific to the schema)
• Responsible for coordinating all requests to Database Shared Services for the development environment
- Shared Services checks the code into the repository and executes the application schema changes in Development, SIT, UAT and Production environments
- Shared Services plays the backend DBA role i.e. database creation, space management, backups, database level backups, jobs scheduling, data refreshes etc.
• Lead Performance Tuning, Query Optimization initiatives and mentor/help the team in troubleshooting and resolving performing related issues.
• Responsible for DB MOD changes
• Create and maintain physical data model
• Expertise and Hands-on experience developing PL/SQL code as per the solution specifications
• Support System Integration Testing (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) as needed
• Participate in Production Implementation Planning
• Perform the data Backup (export) and restore (import) for Development/ Test environments
• Responsible for database capacity planning/space management/entitlement management of the schemas etc.
• Excellent communication skills including the ability to interact with various stakeholders at different levels such as PMs, SAs, developers, testers etc.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and take accountability is a must.
• Working experience in a fast paced Agile/Kanban/Scrum environment. Required qualifications to be successful in this role
- Oracle and SQL Server Database Administration (application support, not database/server support)
- Advanced Performance Tuning, Advanced PL/SQL Programming, Data Modeling

Key Skills Needed: Oracle and SQL Server Database Administration (application support, not database/server support), Advanced Performance Tuning, Advanced PL/SQL Programming, Data Modeling.

Preferred but not mandatory: Oracle 12c database experience

1) Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
2) Professional certification(s) desired
3) Post-graduate degree desired

*LI-RP1 Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI 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 CGI's legal duty to furnish information.


  • Oracle
  • Sybase SQL Server



Company Description
At CGI, we are a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Herndon, VA


Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:10:09 PDT