Database Administrator – TS/SCI required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Database Analysis/Design
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Database Architecture

Database Management

Database Management Systems (DBMS)

REQ#: RQ174947
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

Database Administrator – TS/SCI required

Transform technology into opportunity as a Database Administrator 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 Database Administrator you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Database Administrator joining our team to support the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM).


  • Participates in the design, creation, and maintenance of computerized databases.
  • Responsible for the quality control and auditing of databases to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.
  • Works with management to develop database strategies to support organization requirements. Consults with and advises users on access to various databases.
  • Works directly with users to resolve data conflicts and inappropriate data usage. Directs the maintenance and use of the corporate data dictionary.
  • Performs MS SQL Server and other DBMS database and application server administration.
  • Administers, maintains, develops and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security, availability and integrity of the Database Management System (DBMS).
  • Creates and updates SSPs, CKLs and other documentation for the accreditation of the DBMS on classified networks.
  • Completes performance analysis, tuning, and index maintenance. Adjusts advanced settings of Microsoft SQL Server and other DBMS to optimize functionality.
  • Builds new Microsoft SQL Server Instances within on-premise architecture collaborating with other teams (Storage, Domain, Systems) to implement industry best practices.
  • Automates routine administration tasks and updates continuity documents.
  • Implements and manages High Availability and Disaster Recovery features for MS SQL Server.
  • Performs database and software life-cycle activities to ensure highest level of system performance, availability and compliance with organization requirements.
  • Verifies and develops database backup, storage, and replication schemes across the enterprise meeting the organization’s recovery time objective and point time objective.


  • Education: BS Degree with 12 years of experience or MS Degree with 10 years of experience
  • Preferred Skillset:
    • Experience with MSSQL Server 2012, 2017 and newer.
    • Experience identifying and resolving database problems.
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Service Manager.
    • Self-motivated, Highly organized individual with ability to proactively identify problems, meet deadlines, work with various application managers, prioritize tasks and work independently.
    • Familiarity with SolarWinds DPA.
    • Effective in communication skills.
    • Excellent documentation and organizational skills.
  • Clearance Level: TS/SCI
  • Required Certification(s):
    • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II/8140 Computing Environment (CE) Certification as determined by the Program Manager is required prior to support on contract
    • IAT II 8570/8140 Baseline Certification Security+ 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
  • Additional:
    • Candidates must be willing and able to attain a CI Polygraph for certain positions as determined by the contract
    • Position may require lifting of objects (i.e. IT Hardware), reaching/bending/kneeling (i.e. plug in cables) and other moderately strenuous activity
    • 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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $154,960 - $65,686. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.