SQL Server Database Engineer Senior – TS/SCI required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Data Science
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Database Management

Database Systems

Structured Query Language (SQL) Development

REQ#: RQ167636
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

SQL Server Database Engineer Senior – TS/SCI required

Transform technology into opportunity as a SQL Server Database Engineer Senior with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a SQL Server Database Engineer Senior, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on SQL Server Database Engineer Senior joining our team to support the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM).


  • Coach and provide guidance to SQL DB team
  • Serve as a team or task lead
  • Self-motivated and self-managing, with strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with other parts of the organization, internal and external
  • Share GDIT values, and work in accordance with those values
  • Demonstrated ability to onboard and integrate with an organization long-term
  • Positive and solution-oriented mindset
  • Effective communication skills: Regularly achieve consensus with peers, and clear status updates
  • Propose test plans and interface with external groups, developers, and application owners to arrive at optimal solutions.
  • Maintains the integrity, security and availability of multiple instances and databases
  • Duties include disaster recovery, performance analysis and tuning, and monitoring of Availability Groups and Distributed AGs.
  • Experienced with migrations Create policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database, e.g. SSP documents.
  • Evaluates and recommends available database management system (DBMS) products
  • Perform database and software life-cycle activities to ensure highest level of system performance and availability and compliance with business requirements
  • Performs SQL Server and other DBMS database and application server administration
  • Organizes and formats data for efficient query and storage processes
  • Coordinate and develop database backup, storage, and replication schemes across the customers’
  • Develop policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database(s)


  • Education: High School Diploma/GED with 10 years of related experience, or Associate's Degree with 8 years of experience, or Bachelor's Degree with 6 years of experience
  • Required Skillset:
    • Performs SQL Server and other DBMS database and application server administration
    • Seasoned and experienced with PowerShell (DBATool), STIG, TSQL
    • Direct the monitoring, administrating, and implementing performance on database systems including:
      • database performance optimization
      • developing/changing database indices, and index maintenance
      • redesigning database structure
      • reloading data into a database
  • Clearance Level: TS/SCI
  • Required Certification(s):
    • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Computing Environment (CE) Certification as determined by the Program Manager is required prior to support on contract
    • IAT II 8570 Baseline Certification -Sec+CE or equivalent
    • Required Computing Environment certification: MCSE Data Management and Analytics [MS SQL Server]  Exam 70-762 or Exam 70-464, or Exam 70-465, or Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
  • Location: On Customer Site
  • US Citizenship: Required
  • Additional:
    • Candidates must be willing and able to attain a CI Polygraph for certain positions as determined by the contract
    • Travel may be required to support the mission


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays





Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA A+ - CompTIA - CompTIA

MCSA: SQL Server 2008 - Microsoft

OCP: Oracle Database Certified Professional - Oracle

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.