Position Details: SQL DBA Sr.
SQL Database Administrator Sr/Lead
Ft. Huachuca/Sierra Vista, Az.
SQL Database Administrator
our Distributed Common Ground Station-Army engineering and sustainment services
v3 sustainment team (DCGS-A v3). The v3 sustainment team provides the SEC all
system specific necessary functions to complete their critical PM DCGS-A
sustainment support activities. Types of support provided by the team include
Engineering Management, Scrum Management, Test/Quality Assurance Engineering
(T/QAE), and Technical Writing.
team supports all system specific development areas inside the DCGS-A v3
baselines including the following types of artifact solution development:
Architecture, Infrastructure, Software, Database, Web, and Software. Solution
development occurs within the SEC PPSS software development lifecycle.
Additionally, the team is responsible for communicating with field support
elements to resolve critical issues in a timely and effective manner. As a part
of this team, your work efforts will contribute to the maintenance of the
mixed-use data centers and standalone development environments supporting integrations,
testing, and cyber security of the DCGS-A family of products. Bottom line
we build, implement, and maintain software tools and system environments used
for delivering new IT solutions to the U.S. Army.
Database Administrator Responsibilities
a Senior DCGS-A v3 SQL Database Development Engineer, you will work as a system
specific subject matter expert for the DCGS-A v3 databases under sustainment.
You must communicate and collaborate to resolve issues with all data
stakeholders to further evolve the DCGS-A v3 systems development
environments. Specifically, you will:
- Work with Relational Databases
such as MySQL, Oracle and SQL Server
- Preform database Performance
- Able to drive automation of
installation, configuration, monitoring, operational and support tasks for
- Design, implement and maintain
all functions of database systems, including access, methods and time,
device allocations, validation checks, organization, security,
documentation and statistical methodology
- Define technical infrastructure
environment for RDBMS platforms for Highly available Database
- Implement HA solution and
define Backup/Recovery strategy
- Assists in development of
systems and procedures affecting database management, design and maintenance
- Evaluate, test and produce
recommendations for the selection, user and deployment of DBMS software,
data management tools and utilities, data warehouse and replication tools
- Support problem resolution;
consult and advise in application design and tuning; plan, organize and
execute product benchmarks for threshold and functionality
- Provide data administration
support of the development and maintenance of production and
non-production database environments for distributed applications
- Participate in product
evaluations, design review session, data requirement meetings and
consulting with application development products
- Review ongoing and proposed
projects to identify opportunities for reuse and process improvement
- Review project deliverables for
completeness, quality, and compliance with established project standards,
Identify, clarify, and resolve project activity issues and risks,
escalating them as needed
- Document and communicate the
status of progress against plans, taking corrective action as necessary
- Review technical documentation
to verify compliance with PM requirements and established architectural
standards and guidelines
- Production support
responsibilities include maximizing system availability, ensuring swift
and complete database recovery, optimizing database and availability
through ongoing maintenance, and ensure conformance to audit and operating
- Assisting with communication
interfaces/integration to associated systems
- Upholds enterprise policy
guidelines and recommends new and improved guidelines
SQL Database Administrator Requirements:
- A bachelor’s degree in Computer
Science, Mathematics, or other Engineering or Technical discipline and 5
years of professional work experience is required. 4 additional years of experience may be substituted
- Demonstrated experience working
in a virtualized DoD environment.t
- In-depth working knowledge of
Fixed supporting operating systems (RH Linux, Microsoft Windows 7, Server
2008 R2, Server 2012, and others).
- Experience in scripting
(PowerShell, VBScript, batch files, InstallScript, Wise Script, etc.)
- Experience in creating
- Working knowledge of storage
systems and automation.
- DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified
(baseline security certification i.e. CompTIA Security+ce) and (technical
computing environment training or certification i.e. Server+) prior to
start of work.
- TS/SCI clearance level needed.
- Experience in scripting
- At least 1 year of experience
with either DCGS-A Fixed, DCGS-A v3, or another DCGS-A POR Database.
- 2+ years of experience with
scripting and automating database tasks.
- 2+ years of production support
or technology administration supporting internal systems.
- 1+ years of Linux/UNIX
About Semper Valens Solutions:
Valens Solutions, Inc. is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business
(SDVOSB) providing Cost Effective Software and Systems Engineering, Field
Support, Training and Full Life cycle Support Management to the DOD community
At Semper Valens, our vision is to remain a creative, cutting edge and cost
effective solutions provider where our shared intellect, industry experience,
and technology excellence, make a positive difference in our customer's
success. Our solutions help bridge the gap between IT and business prioritizations
to optimize budgets, risks and operational processes.
We search for outstanding technical professionals, hiring at all levels of the
experience spectrum; intermediate, journeyman and senior. Consider us for your
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