Database Administrator

The Challenge:

Your combination of people skills and technical expertise makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. What if you could use those skills to improve the technology supporting the Air Force? We’re looking for a systems administrator who can specialize as a Configuration Manager with a solid background with DoD and specifically Air Force networks. This person will work closely with our Cybersecurity Team and equipment specialists tracking software licenses and hardware warranties to complement the operations and configuration of the network.

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll ensure the current infrastructure is functional and available, constantly look for ways to make the infrastructure better using the latest technology and the best implementation strategies, update and patch critical systems. You’ll help customers overcome tough challenges through monitoring and performance management. Your technical expertise will be vital as you identify problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission critical network. Your experience and communication skills will come in handy as you turn metrics into information and communicate their meaning. This is an opportunity to gain experience in state of the art modernization within the Cyber world. Working with Air Force fighters and growing the knowledge and skillset to support future warfighters. We focus on growing as a team, so we’ll share techniques, work through challenges, and develop new methodologies together. Join our team and solve daily challenges as we improve DoD readiness and elevate Test and Evaluation for the DoD to new heights.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 2 years of experience with designing and developing changes or modifications to programs when conflicting requirements are found, which may result in complex problems for the user, and providing alternatives when existing methods fail to resolve conflicts
  • 2 years of experience with designing the physical structure of complex databases considering such things as access methods, frequency of access, storage media, data volatility, and search strategies to be employed, and designing and modifying storage structure and mapping between database functions to improve efficiency and reliability
  • Knowledge of a broad range of systems analysis concepts, techniques, and principles sufficient to evaluate business practices and processes, evaluate the feasibility of systems development projects, and develop functional requirements and specifications
  • Knowledge of complex data management concepts, principles, and methods sufficient to evaluate the effectiveness of systems, develop and design programs, and to conduct performance-testing activities to optimize processes
  • Knowledge of applications software development and design concepts and techniques sufficient to design, develop, code, test, and debug large and complex programs.
  • Knowledge of software programming languages, including Ada, C, C++, COBOL, JAVA, FORTRAN, PASCAL, and Visual Basic
  • Ability to design, develop, test, evaluate, install, and fine-tune IT programs
  • Ability to implements strategic data planning practices by structuring data and applications independently to allow data sharing across functions and among using organizations
  • Secret clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • BA or BS degree

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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