System Database Specialist

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Database Analysis/Design
Not Applicable, Virginia

REQ#: RQ79818

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a System Database Specialist to help an exciting new contract, Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS). NOTE: This position is contingent upon contract funding.

The System Database Specialist responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the configuration, installation, upgrade, migration, and maintenance of databases.

  • Responsible for quality control and audits of databases to confirm the accuracy and functionality of data.

  • Monitors database systems and resources to ensure that the database is available and performing at the optimum level.

  • Performs backups, maintains logs; installs database software upgrades; restores and/or recovers data as needed.

  • Consults on a variety of database integration issues including migration between disparate databases, maintenance/conversion and capacity planning.

  • Works with management to develop database strategies based on customers’ requirements.

  • Recommends testing and tuning of databases to increase functionality and efficiency.

  • Disaster recovery, performance analysis and tuning, index maintenance, and monitoring of data.  

  • Administers, maintains, develops and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database.  

  • Evaluates and recommends available database management system (DBMS) products.  

  • Performs database and software life-cycle activities to ensure highest level of system performance and availability and compliance with business requirements.

  • Organizes and formats data for efficient query and storage processes


  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • DoD 8570 IAT II Certification (or comparable industry certifications)

  • Bachelor of Science degree

  • 6 years experience

  • Experience in a Cloud Service Offering environment

The likely salary range for this position is $99,200 - $148,800, 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.

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.

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.