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Jr. Database Administrator

Apex Systems Tampa Contractor
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Apex is looking for Junior to Mid-level DBA to support a DoD environment. If qualified, please send your most up-to-date resume to Aaron Gibbs. His email is Email blocked - click to apply

Jr. or Mid-Level Database Admin – Sybase, Oracle, or SQL Server

Location of Services: Tampa, FL


The Jr. or Mid-Level Database Administrator (DBA) will be directly responsible for the installation, configuration, backup/recovery, upgrade, patching, maintenance, performance tuning and monitoring of all databases across the customer landscapes.  DBA will also need to ensure compliance to various security and encryption protocols across the various environments. The successful candidate will need to have an excellent understanding of and extensive knowledge of standard system tools with the ability to use them to automate complex system tasks. Experience in a large networked environment with good understanding of network fundamentals is essential as is knowledge of network file systems and storage options.


  • 24x7 support of customer environments including operations, incidents, service requests and execution of changes
  • Perform/coordinate incident diagnosis, corrective action, and root cause analysis
  • Pro-actively highlight and address potential problems and investigate solutions in conjunction
  • Provide monitoring of jobs and logs for HANA, Sybase, Oracle, and SQL Servers systems
  • Develop scripts in Shell and VBS related to monitors and automation of checks
  • Identify areas for improvement with a view to maintaining and enhancing the reliability, stability, integrity and security of the customer landscapes
  • Leverage existing automation to expedite deployments and service requests as well we identify areas of operations quality deficit or automation opportunities
  • Ensure contractual SLAs are met
  • Conform and adhere to change process for customer environments
  • Create documenting for all process and support tasks
  • Maintain responsibility for end-user (customer) satisfaction
  • Willing to work a second shift (e.g. 4 to mid-night) or after hours and weekends
  • Responsible for sharing 24 x 7 on-call duties with other team members


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information , Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience working in a Database / Network Operations Center preferably in a cloud environment
  • Experience with Sybase, Oracle, or SQL Server
  • Experience with database, backup/restore. patching, installations, troubleshooting, tuning, and  monitoring
  • Experience with Shell scripting
  • Strong documentation skills are necessary
  • Experience with SAP HANA a plus
  • Knowledge and familiarity with cloud platforms like AWS or Azure
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen that is open to obtaining and maintaining a DoD Secret Security Clearance per condition of employment

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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

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Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.


Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.


We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.


We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 


Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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