Database Administrator, Junior

Key Role:

Provide database and operating system troubleshooting and problem resolution to environments, including SQL, Oracle, DB2, Windows, UNIX, and Linux. Design, model, and create database objects and perform schema design, performance tuning, capacity planning, and change control management tasks. Design, implement, and manage jobs for backup, re-indexing, database optimization, and related tasks. Develop upgrade scripts for consistent deployment across all environments, manage the security of database systems, and maintain confidentiality of data, as needed. Maintain backup and recovery procedures and work with development teams and architects to review, identify, and implement database objects. Identify code that causes performance bottlenecks or the most resources and provide options for improving them. Design, implement, and maintain administrative automation and documentation while proactively monitoring alerts and plan, implement, and maintain proper actions and improvement plans.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with computer science, enterprise application architecture, or SQL database technology

-Experience with Linux servers, including Ubuntu and RedHat and CentOS

-Experience with administering network infrastructure, including router and firewall

-Experience with industry standard processes, including OS hardening, such as SElinux and Apparmor, automated operation and deployment via Puppet, RHN, Spacewalk, and Ansible, monitoring systems, such as Check_MK, Nagios, or Zabbix, logging infrastructure, such as syslog and journald, Splunk, Elasticsearch, or ELK-Stack, clustering, such as corosync or pacemaker, distributed systems, such as Zookeeper, database clustering using MySQL and MariaDB, PostgreSQL, or Galera, Cluster filesystems, such as glusterfs and ceph, or Samba as an Active Directory (AD) integrated client

-Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Group Policy, network base principals, including firewalls, switches, routers, VLANs, VPN, IP networking, and VoIP

-Knowledge of Linux and Bash or Python scripting

-Knowledge of relational database systems, including SQLServer and NoSQL columnar and document systems, including HBase and Mongo

-Ability to analyze database growth, perform capacity planning, and develop and coordinate the sharing of support documents, including standard operating procedures (SOPs)

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Public Trust clearance

-BS degree in CS or a related field


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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