Senior Database Administrator

Alion Science and Technology Corporation
Springfield, VA
Jun 09, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
Position SummaryAlion is looking for a Senior Database Administrator to join our team in Springfield, VA and contribute to our "Many Moves Ahead" on exciting programs for NGA.The Senior Database Administrator (DBA) works with software and determines ways to organize and store data. The Senior Database Administrator handles the creation, maintenance, backup, querying, tuning, user rights administration, and security of business and mission databases. Responsibilities* Identifies user requirements for business and mission databases, sets-up, tests and coordinates necessary modifications to database systems. * Understands the platform on which the database runs and ensures the performance of the database system. * Plans and coordinates security measures -data integrity, backup systems, and database security. * Provides technical expertise in the use of the Database Management System (DBMS). * Defines file organization, indexing methods, and security procedures for specific user applications. * Oversees the work of Mid-, and Junior-level contractor DBAs. * Assists with managing database projects. * Coordinates changes, tests, and provides implementation approaches for databases and database management systems. * Plans, coordinates, and recommends security measures to safeguard databases. Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline. Education and work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience. Three plus years experience with AWS cloud services. Seven years' experience working database administration. One or more of the following certifications: IBM Certified Advanced Database Administrator - DB2 10.1 for Linux, Unix and Windows IBM Certified Database Administrator - DB2 10.1 for Linux, Unix, and Windows] Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional Oracle MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator Certified Professional MCSA SQL Server 2012 MCSE Data Platform Solutions Previous working experience in government or industry, within Database Administration. DOD8570 and AWS certifications desired An active Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info (SCI) clearance with ability to obtain Poly*NF*CJSecurity Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info