Database Administrator Senior Professional

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
Tysons Corner, Virginia
Jun 14, 2017
Jul 06, 2017
Full Time

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) has an opening for a Database Administrator Senior Professional (Ref# DBASP522RS) to work in Tysons, VA and various unanticipated locations throughout the U.S.

Job Duties:   Provides technical consulting services to the client in data and database architecture to include establishing information management direction for an enterprise and participating in the formulation of strategic direction for data management.  Monitors database activity and file usage, and ensures necessary resources are present.  Determines data to collect and analyzes information as appropriate.  Investigates and resolves technical database issues of significance.  Oversees the analysis and determination of database performance characteristics, information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, proposed manipulation, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities for more complex databases.  Recommends and implements tuning opportunities to improve system response and run times.  Defines logical attributes and data inter-relationships and designs complex data structures to accommodate database production implementation, storage, maintenance, and accessibility to enhance performance.  Optimizes database accessibility by developing load balancing architectures and processes to eliminate down time for backup processes.  Limits database accessibility based upon information security level and ensures data spillage from more secure to less secure databases does not occur.  Implements and supports database security regulations, policies, and guidelines.  Monitors security bulletins to obtain information of potential threats; installs necessary security patches to ensure ongoing database security.  Plans and installs upgrades of database management systems (DBMS) software as necessary to enhance database performance.  Researches various hardware and software products; recommends solution and implements approved products.  Functions as a technical project leader or provides work leadership for less experienced personnel on a portfolio of databases, including installations and upgrades of DBMS software and backup/recovery strategies.  Reviews and approves application and database design decisions to ensure that application solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability and reliability upon deployment.  Assists project managers in the development of project plans including detailed project estimates and tasks required for database activities.  Utilizes standard corporate tools to record change and problem activities for tracking purposes.  Integrates databases and commercial off the shelf software; resolves conflicts between databases and off the shelf software, operating systems, and open source applications.  Designs and tests database installation, implementation, and recovery scenarios.  Determines test to use and collects appropriate data according to established guidelines.  Participates in analysis, development and implementation of unique database recovery plans in response to client-impacting outages.  Use of SQL Server, PowerShell, T-SQL, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Profiler, Nagios, Commvault, Veritas Cluster Server, Idera Diagnostic Manager, SCOM, SharePoint, and Windows.  Travel and/or relocation required.

Requirements:  This position requires a Master’s degree or foreign academic equivalent in Computer Science, CIS, MIS, or a related field.  Plus 3 years of experience in the job offered or 3 years in a related occupation including Developer, Systems Engineer, or related experience.  Will accept a Bachelor’s degree plus six years progressive experience in lieu of the required education and experience.  Position requires at least 6 months of experience with SQL Server, PowerShell, T-SQL, SSIS, and Idera Diagnostic Manager. Will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience as per the requirements cited herein.  40hrs/week, 8:00AM – 5:00PM.


Application Instructions:  To apply, please MAIL resume to the address below, ensuring to indicate the position reference code (Ref# DBASP522RS) for which you are applying.  Mail to:  CSC -- Attn:  Wendy Mazoway, Director-Talent Acquisition, 25800 Northwestern Highway, Suite 525, Southfield, MI  48075.