Job Description

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Database Administrator

The Opportunity:
Are you excited at the prospect of developing innovative solutions to enable secure and reliable operations of enterprise computer systems? We have an opportunity for you to use your leadership, strategy, and analytical skills to improve Booz Allen’s delivery to our clients. Your combination of people skills and technical expertise makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. As a database administrator with a solid background in managing enterprise-level databases and their underlying servers, you know how to manage and secure database technology. At Booz Allen, you can use those skills to improve the database technology supporting our clients.

On our team, you will work individually or in a small integrated team to support the completion of database administrator projects. You’ll provide technical expertise for database design, development, implementation, management, administration, information storage and retrieval, data flow, and analysis for SQL and NoSQL database systems across multiple environments, including production, development, and testing environments. You'll develop relational and Object-Oriented databases, database parser software, and database loading software, as required. You will collaborate to project long-range requirements for database administration and design. You will work primarily at the front end of the lifecycle-requirements through system acceptance testing and Initial Operational Capability (IOC). You will develop requirements from a project’s inception to its conclusion for a particular business and IT subject matter area, including simple to complex systems. You will constantly look for ways to implement database tuning and performance optimization, perform backup and recovery, and design prototypes against logical models. You will work with teammates to evaluate security controls on databases, applications, and underlying operating systems. You'll configure and manage Linux operating systems and back-end databases. You will install and load Oracle PeopleSoft software application software.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience with installing, configuring, or maintaining devices, applications, and security tools

  • Experience with Linux Server

  • Experience with automating tasks, deployments, or managing databases using PowerShell, BASH, or SQL scripting and programming

  • Experience in a consulting, client-facing, fast -paced environment

  • Ability to use presentation expertise to convey complex ideas to clients and internal staff

  • Ability to maintain database support tools and database tables and dictionaries

  • Ability to perform database recovery, back-up, and upgrade procedures

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • HS diploma or GED and 7+ years of experience with supporting IT projects and activities, Associate’s degree and 5+ years of experience supporting IT projects and activities, or Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience supporting IT projects and activities

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Gigamon, Trellix and FireEye, Ansible, Encase, Fidelis, Suricata, Varonis, or VMWare PeopleSoft tools

  • Experience with DoD Risk Management Framework

  • Experience with developing database structures that fit into the overall architecture of the systems under development

  • Experience with data security, data integrity, and data availability

  • Experience with Commercial Cloud Enterprise or cloud services, including AWS, Azure, or GCP

  • Ability to make decisions on tradeoffs among data volumes, number of users, logical and physical distribution, response times, retention rules, security, and domain controls

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Possession of excellent problem-solving skills

  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Certification, including Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, GSEC, SSCP, CySA+, GICSP, or CND Certification

  • DoD 8570.01-M CSSP-IS Certification, including CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFI, CFR, Cloud+, or CND Certification

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 
Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. 

A Place Where You Belong 
Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 
Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home. 

Your Candidate Journey 
At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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