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Database Administrator (Senior-level)

Chantilly, VA
Job Title: Database Administrator (Senior-level)
Location: Chantilly, VA
Clearance: TS/SCI w/ ability to pass CI Poly
Compensation: Competitive, Excellent Benefits
 
Overall Assignment Description:  
The Senior-level Database Administrator (DBA) works with software and determines ways to organize and store data.  They are responsible for the creation, maintenance, backup, querying, tuning, user rights administration, and security of business and mission databases.

Duties include:
  • Identifies user requirements for business and mission databases, sets-up, tests and coordinates necessary modifications to database systems.
  • Understands the platform on which the database runs and ensures the performance of the database system.
  • Plans and coordinates security measures -data integrity, backup systems, and database security.
  • Provides technical expertise in the use of the Database Management System (DBMS).
  • Defines file organization, indexing methods, and security procedures for specific user applications.
  • Oversees the work of Mid-, and Junior-level contractor DBAs.
  • Assists with managing database projects.
  • Coordinates changes, tests, and provides implementation approaches for databases and database management systems.
  • Plans, coordinates, and recommends security measures to safeguard databases. 
Skills and Experience:
Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.
  • Senior-level working experience in database administration.
  • One or more of the following certifications: 
    • IBM Certified Advanced Database Administrator - DB2 10.1 for Linux, Unix and Windows
    • IBM Certified Database Administrator - DB2 10.1 for Linux, Unix, and Windows]
    • Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional
    • Oracle MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator Certified Professional
    • MCSA SQL Server 2012
    • MCSE Data Platform Solutions
Desired:
  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.
  • Previous working experience in government or industry, within Database Administration.
 
  • Previous IC or DoD program/project work experience.
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