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Senior Database Administrator

Company: Gridiron IT
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

GridIron IT is seeking a Senior Database Administrator local to the DC Metro Area.

Active Top Secret Clearance (With ability to obtain SCI CI Polygraph required after starting)

The team is involved in operation and sustainment of multiple operational cloud deployed geospatial solutions. A successful candidate will have experience with administration, support, and maintenance of cloud-based databases/Amazon RDS instances.

Primary responsibilities will involve sustainment and management of multiple mission operational geodatabases of cloud-base systems; responding to DB Incident Reports (e.g. DB locks); performing DB checks; running DB queries; performing routing DB checks; analyzing future DB needs; and working with users to implement data standards by creating and updating the data dictionary and automated data validation functions.

Core Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI Clearance w/ CI Poly (or ability to pass CI Poly upon hire)
  • DOD 8570 Certification (Security+ or equivalent or higher)
  • BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Experience in AWS/Cloud technologies
  • Extensive hands-on experience in all DBA tasks such as user management, backup and recovery, snapshot creation and deletion.
  • Experience in RDS and SQL Technology
  • Proactive self-starter demonstrating a positive, willing attitude and ability to function without direct oversight
  • Organizational Skills: Can plan and prioritize work. Follows tasks to their logical conclusion and makes sure that everything has been done to the right standard. Good attention to detail.
  • Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently to team members and clients, verbally and in writing. Able to present ideas in a variety of ways depending upon audience and context.
  • US Citizen Preferred Qualifications:
    • An active TS/SCI with a Polygraph
    • AWS Solutions Architect Certification
    • Experience with IC Cloud Architecture implementation methodologies
    • Experience with collaboration tools and administration (Jira, Confluence, RocketChat)

Keywords: Gridiron IT, Arlington , Senior Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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