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Position Details: SQL DBA Sr.

Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
Openings: 2
Salary Range: DOE

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SQL Database Administrator Sr/Lead

Ft. Huachuca/Sierra Vista, Az.  

SQL Database Administrator Description:

Join 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. 

 

The 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.

 

SQL Database Administrator Responsibilities

As 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 and Tuning
  • Able to drive automation of installation, configuration, monitoring, operational and support tasks for Databases
  • 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 standards
  • Assisting with communication interfaces/integration to associated systems
  • Upholds enterprise policy guidelines and recommends new and improved guidelines

SQL Database Administrator Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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 for degree.
  • 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 technical documentation.
  • 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 languages like Python, JavaScript etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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 background.

About Semper Valens Solutions:

Semper 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 career plan.

Semper Valens Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Semper Valens Solutions, proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, physical or mental disability, genetic information, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Semper Valens Solutions through its online applicant system, please contact Semper Valens Solutions Human Resources Department at (520) 378-1545.

Semper Valens Solutions is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

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