Database Developer, with Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Database Analysis/Design
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ89525

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Customer Services and Information Technology Officer joining our team to support Government activities in Herndon, Virginia.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. The DBA shall configure and maintain relational databases such as MySQL or Oracle. Manage databases in a high availability, high scalable environment. Install and test new versions of all databases management systems. The DBA shall build databases schemes, tables, procedures, and permissions. The DBA shall develop databases utilities and automated reporting. The DBA shall create shell scripts for task automation. The DBA shall create, test and execute SQL data management language variants. The DBA shall analyze, sustain and maintain capacity for performance requirements and consolidate and tune the database for optimal efficiency. The DBA shall monitor systems and platforms for availability. Also configure backup, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover solutions. The DBA shall install and test upgrade patches, restore and recover corrupted databases. The DBA shall work independently and in an Agile team environment also troubleshoot and resolve technical and nontechnical issues.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience serving as a DBA high volume Adobe Connect Web environment.
  • Demonstrated experience AWS, Tuning configuring and maintaining relational databases.
  • Demonstrated experience performing data modeling and schema design.
  • Demonstrated experience database health monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrated experience working on an Agile development team.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience administering Windows systems
  • Demonstrated experience with Moodle
  • Demonstrated experience serving as a Database Administrator within the customer space.
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining and configuring MySQL in AWS cloud environment.


  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.

Analyzes customer requirements and solves unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative.

Applies knowledge of API (Application Programing Interface) for data services and databases.

Provides expert knowledge for the design, development, build, analysis, evaluation, installation and administration of database management systems to include database modeling and design, relational database architecture, non-relational database architecture and procedures, metadata and repository creation and configuration management.

Designs and implements databases with respect to access methods, access time, batch processes, device allocation, validation checks, organization, ETL tasks, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods

Prepares system requirements, source analysis and process analyses and design throughout the database implementation.

Defines and oversees database organizations, standards, controls, procedures, and documentation.

Provides technical consulting in the definition, design, and creation of a database environment.

Advises applications development staff and users on data-based solutions to business problems, data architectures, database management system facilities and capabilities, and the operation and tuning of databases.

Maintains current and advanced knowledge of progressive and advancing technology as assigned.

Provides expert guidance and leadership to less-experienced database personnel.

May serve as a task or project leader. (Not a people manager)

Consults with executives and customers to deliver complex database solutions.

Recognized as an industry leader in database solutions

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 20+ years of experience

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.