Senior PeopoleSoft Oracle DBA – Suitland, MD

The Senior PeopleSoft Oracle DBA must be able to meet the key criteria below:

  • Location: Must be located onsite in Suitland, MD
  • Years’ Experience: 8+
  • Education: Bachelors in IT related field
  • Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance
  • Work Authorization: Must be a US citizen
  • Key Skills:
  • Experience with PeopleSoft required
  • Experience with Peopletools preferred


Do you want to help IBR build a portfolio of next-generation data collection systems? As a Senior PeopleSoft Oracle Database Administrator at IBR, you will support PeopleSoft implementation for a key business unit of the Census Bureau. The DBA will be responsible for Tier 2/3 support and database related projects including tuning, optimization and troubleshooting multiple environments, stand-alone and pluggable databases, SQL and PL/SQL routines. This position is full-time on-site at Census Bureau Headquarters.


  • As a blended team of support staff, support a PeopleSoft implementation
  • Add, modify, and remove user accounts
  • Create, modify, and drop databases
  • Establish, modify, verify, monitor, and remove database replication
  • Develop and maintain scripts in bash, python, perl, etc. to automate startup, shutdown, maintenance, monitoring, and data transfer processes
  • Review performance, recommend improvements, and implement approved performance enhancements
  • Assist application developers in the design, development, testing, and suitability of database interactions
  • Apply database patches
  • Perform backups and restores, and manage database backups
  • Troubleshoot reported database issues
  • Modify the database configuration as required
  • Customize PeopleSoft configuration files for each environment
  • Configure and tune search features in PeopleSoft
  • Tailor PeopleSoft patchsets for Census environments


  • PeopleSoft DBA experience is required with the following products and versions:
  • PeopleSoft 9.2 HR & Payroll (preferably Federal version)
  • PeopleTools 8.5x
  • Experience in complex, multi-modular IT systems design, development and integration via various methodologies and technical approaches
  • Database and database server configuration, monitoring, and performance tuning
  • Proven ability to resolve architectural issues in the environment and database infrastructure, as well as develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the database architecture and the application functionality
  • Development of batch processes and scripts
  • Setup of DB security policies and support for Certification and Accreditation processes/audits, particularly in a US federal government environment
  • Logical and physical database modeling
  • Supporting application development teams
  • Working in a multi-tenant, shared-services environment
  • Writing SOPs and Operations Manuals
  • Performing capacity and availability planning
  • Experience operating in traditional and agile project models
  • Experience designing and maintaining databases supporting web and mobile device applications

About IBR

Imagine Believe Realize, LLC (IBR) is an emerging small business focused on delivering software and systems engineering solutions to government and commercial clients. Our talent acquisition strategy is tailored to career seeking candidates who embrace continuous learning and desire to grow as a professional in the software/systems engineering industry. We strive to enhance our team members ability to thrive in the workplace by creating a proper work/life balance and first-class benefits package that includes:

  • Nationwide medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 3 weeks of paid time off plus 10 paid federal holidays
  • 401k matching
  • Life insurance at no cost to our employees
  • Short-term disability and long-term disability insurance at no cost to our employees
  • Health care flex spending accounts
  • Dependent care flex spending accounts
  • Training opportunities
  • Education assistance opportunities

Imagine Believe Realize, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.” IBR does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

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Job Type: Full-time


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