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Company: SAIC
Location: Springfield, VA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



SAIC is looking for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) to join an exciting program in Northern Virginia. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a willingness to learn. Job responsibilities include overseeing the implementation, configuration, hardening, availability, resiliency, protection, automation, administration and monitoring of multiple SQL DB environments across the enterprise.


  • Serve as the Microsoft SQL SME
  • Directly participate in the design, engineering, implementation and modification efforts to the production DB environments
  • Proactively monitor and assess deployed platforms
  • Provide technical guidance, mentoring, training and leadership
  • Explore, investigate, research, analyze, assess, implement and transition new technologies to an operational state


  • An active Top Secret clearance with eligibility to obtain access to sensitive compartmented information (TS/SCI)
  • The ability to successfully complete a Polygraph (post hire)
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in the administration of Microsoft SQL Server Technologies; specifically with technologies supporting High Availability (HA), Backup and Restoration, and Disaster Recovery (DR)
  • A college degree in an appropriately computer-related field from an accredited university [OR] or an active CompTIA Network+ CE certification

Typical Education / Experience

    • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more of relative experience [OR] Masters and seven (7) years or more of relative experience [OR] PHD/JD and four (4) years or more of relative experience
      • Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree

Desired Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret clearance with access to SCI
  • Successful completion of a Polygraph within the last five (5) years
  • Seven (7) or more years of experience as a Database Administrator (DBA)
  • The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA): Database certification
  • The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2014 (or more senior related certification)
  • Experience with enterprise implementations of Microsoft SQL Server 2014, Oracle 12c, and PostgreSQL database technologies in a production environment
  • Experience with the implementation and enforcement of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) for Microsoft SQL Server databases
  • Experience with data-at-rest (DAR) and data-in-flight(DIF) information security (InfoSec) requirements
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerShell or similar scripting technologies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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