Database Administrator II - TS/SCI w/Polygraph Required

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USA, Virginia, Chantilly
Aug 28, 2017
Oct 02, 2017
General Dynamics
Full Time

  • Responsible for overall database reliability and availability including planning, coordinating and administering computerized databases, including base definition, structure, documentation, long and short range requirements, operational guidelines, protection and logical-physical database design.
  • Formulates and monitors policies, procedures and standards relating to database management.
  • Identifies, evaluates and recommends relevant COTS software tools.
  • Collaborates with software engineers, security administration, computer operators, network management and system administrators to ensure quality and integrity of databases, applications, software and data.
  • Responsible for performance monitoring, database tuning, identification and correction of performance bottlenecks.
  • Participates in the design, maintenance, enhancement, coding, and administration of relational databases.
  • Assists in analyzing and determining information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.
  • Helps coordinate new data development ensuring consistency and integration with existing data warehouse structure.
  • Assists in reviewing business requests for data and data usage, researches data sources for new and better data feeds.
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality, including performing proactive maintenance such as ensuring continued space availability, monitoring activity, and documenting problems, changes, and solutions.
  • Assignments may include design of data dictionaries, database structure and layout, installing, upgrading, and managing database applications.
  • Stay current on vendor's best security practices in relation to organizational requirements.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Bachelors Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

5-8 years of related database analysis and/or administration experience.

  • Highly developed research and analytical skills - must work with data and pinpoint statistically significant patterns related to cyber threats.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Solid teamwork skills - the ability to collaborate with others who are conducting research in the same, similar or different areas
  • Excellent writing/communication skills.

Required certification:
  • Security+CE

Must possess appropriate current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either CompTIA Security+ CE OR CCNA-Security. CompTIA Security+ CE is the preferred certification. In addition must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Certification prior to Hire Date.