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Date: Jun 16, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 283582 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: DATA BASE CONSULTANT - 37010324

Position Number: 37010324 


Posting Closing Date: 06/24/2021 


Office of Technology and Information Services


Enterprise Application Services


* Open Competitive *


Database Consultant


The Office of Technology and Information Services (OTIS), Enterprise Application Services Section within the Department of Environmental Protection is currently seeking a Senior Oracle Database Administrator. This is a technical position that provides the Oracle database support and solutions for the Agency.  OTIS provides great annual learning opportunities (including certifications) to stay abreast of current infrastructure and database technology.  DEP recognizes the importance of having highly trained staff.


Summary of Duties:


This position is responsible for professional and high-level technical oversight and management for planning, designing, modeling, monitoring, testing, operating, and maintaining database management systems.  These database systems are managed in the ORACLE Red Hat Linux RDBMS environment. The primary duties are: 


  • Establishing and maintaining databases used for development, test, production, data warehousing, and public access.  Monitoring and reviewing the department’s database systems to ensure efficiency, integrity and security of operation and to eliminate problems related to hardware, software, and procedural error.
  • Recording, tracking, and investigating problems reported by users and keeping management informed of potential trouble areas, taking corrective actions to resolve and mitigate issues.
  • Monitoring database performance across the development, beta, and production services; acting to resolve issues that affect these services to ensure that the maximum possible uptime availability is achieved.
  • Identifying and meeting the needs of customers and provide excellent customer service.


 Position Requirements:


  • 5+ years of experience managing Oracle Enterprise version 12c or 19c database instances
  • 5+ years of experience troubleshooting Oracle database administration and connection problems
  • 5+ years of experience monitoring Oracle performance metrics
  • 3+ years of experience reviewing physical schema models
  • 3+ years of experience with Oracle EM


 Preference will be given to applicants with the following additional experience:


  • 3+ years of experience working with Red Hat Linux command line syntax and crontab files
  • Recent experience with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  1. Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of computer programming and system design
  2. Knowledge of computer operations, systems and procedures
  3. Knowledge of Unix commands and concepts
  4. Knowledge of Oracle RDBMS administration tools and processes
  5. Knowledge of database structures and theories
  6. Knowledge of current database technologies
  7. Knowledge of data analysis techniques
  8. Ability to process information logically
  9. Ability to develop short-range and long-range database storage/growth estimations
  10. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments
  11. Ability to communicate technical information effectively
  12. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  13. Ability to assess future information needs so that the databases can evolve in an appropriate manner
  14. Ability to develop reports and cross references from the data dictionary


Special Requirements:


All positions within OTIS are considered to be positions of trust in accordance with Sections 110.1127 and 425.04, Florida Statutes.  The recommended applicant will be required to submit to a background and fingerprint check.


For questions concerning this position, please email


Persons interested in applying for this position must complete and submit their candidate profile through the People First System at:  If you need assistance, call 1-877-562-7287 (TTY applicants call 1-866-221-0268), and a People First customer service specialist will assist you.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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