Database Engineer - TS/SCI/Polygraph Required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Database Analysis/Design
Bethesda, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Data Modeling

Extensible Markup Language (XML)


REQ#: RQ164396
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Database Administrator (DBA) supporting customer activities. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Database Administrator (DBA), you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Database Administrator (DBA) joining our highly skilled team to be a premier provider of cyber security services to the customer.  We provide consummate cyber security risk management “as a service” platform across multiple fabrics and centers.  We have responsibility to ensure operational IT capabilities provide the client with necessary timeliness, accuracy and security of information demanded from all our highly professional roles. Be the change, lead our change – join us!


  • Work with another senior DBA to assist with creating DDLs for creating, modifying, or deleting tables within the database to meet customer requirements.
  • Challenging position for a Database Administrator (DBA) to work on a new, high-profile, large scale application with users in 50+ organizations across the Sponsor.
  • Work with a team of software developers to specify, design, develop, test and deploy the final system.
  • Development will take place in an iterative fashion using scrum techniques with input from multiple stakeholders.
  • Use flexibility and technical skills.
  • The work will be done in a dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders. The resource will communicate with team leads and senior leadership and rapidly adjust direction in support of new and/or changing requirements.
  • Assisting in designing, developing, testing and deploying data models and databases for the end-state system
  • Assisting in architecting, developing and maintaining databases for development, test, training and production environments across multiple classification fabrics for the final enterprise system
  • Working with development team and enterprise service provider partners to implement security features such as access control, role separation, audit and logging, and system monitoring
  • Participating in iterative software development teams with adherence to all reporting requirements
  • Meeting with stakeholders, analyzing requirements, developing user stories and related artifacts, and translating these into a data model and corresponding database(s)
  • Working with other enterprise data service programs to leverage their capabilities in the final system implementation
  • Developing technical documentation and briefing materials to support program status reviews, control gates, and other presentations as directed by program management
  • Providing demonstrations and detailed walk-throughs of data model and repository features to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences; and
  • Working with rapid prototyping to refine requirements and design.


  • Education: Bachelors Degree (Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a closely related discipline)
  • Required Experience: 10+ yrs
  • Technical skills:
  • Significant experience working with a relational database such as MySQL, Postgres, or Oracle.
  • User level experience with Linux and a strong grasp of SQL. Having a basic level of experience with a scripting language such as python is plus but not required.
  • Demonstrated experience with supporting development and administration of databases.
  • Demonstrated experience with MySQL.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing security measures, access controls, role separation, audit and logging in database solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience with standard data exchange formats including Extensible Markup Language (XML).
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with active Polygraph
  • Location: Bethesda, MD - On Customer Site


  • 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

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.