Senior Database Administrator (DBA) - SQL Server

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Administration
Eglin AFB, Florida

REQ#: RQ118458

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Develops technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures

Troubleshoots complex system hardware and software issues

Job Description

Join General Dynamics IT and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges.

GDIT is a government contractor providing professional and technical services to various government agencies (i.e. defense). We are currently looking for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA)/ Functional Systems Administrator (FSA) to provide support for our government customer located at Eglin AFB, FL.

The desired DBA candidate must:  

  • Have experience installing and configuring Microsoft SQL Server 2016

  • Have extensive experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2016, backups and restore.

  • Have experience configuring SQL Server hardware to use network attached storage,

  • Have understanding of NetApp as external storage for SQL Server Database.

  • Have experience in configuring and maintaining “Always on Availability Groups”.

  • Have experience in SQL Server scripting.

  • Have experience in configuring the security of SQL Server 2016 (preferred having experience used Air Force Stigs).

The desired candidate will also perform FSA functions to include:  

  • Administer production, development, and testing environments in a complex, heterogeneous, cross-platform environment. 

  • Maintain servers, security implementations, monitor server performance and stability, and ensure efficient and effective operations. 

  • Provide engineering, systems analysis, design, development, documentation, and creation of enterprise systems to ensure appropriate implementation and performance of all assigned systems and products and to ensure new emerging systems are being deployed in accordance with Information Assurance requirements. 

  • Administer continual maintenance and ensure consistent operations of a large variety of Windows servers and applications. 

  • Provide the highest level of back-end or Tier 3 support by identifying, prioritizing, and determining a solution for reported customer issues and problems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • 5+ years of Systems Administration experience with Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 or later

  • Security+ CE

  • Top Secret clearance

Preferred Experience with:

  • PowerShell Scripting

  • Storage Area Network System (SANS)

  • VMWare Virtual Desktop technologies (or knowledge of)

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.