Redshift Database Admin (DBA) / Engineer

Clearance Level
Database Analysis/Design
Remote, Based in the USA
Key Skills For Success

Amazon Redshift

AWS Redshift

Database Management Systems (DBMS)

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)

REQ#: RQ141236
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Database Analyst (DBA) supporting Medicare related data and IT 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 DBA, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter


  • Applies technical expertise in the use of database systems to assist users and application developers.
  • Monitors database performance.
  • Identifies, recommends performance tuning improvements.
  • Assists with capacity forecasting.
  • Ensures access roles comply with security requirements.
  • Maintains back-ups and recovery capability meet defined Return to Service and Recovery Point Objective.


● Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or an applicable certificate of training.

● Required Experience:

  • This position requires six years’ experience, of increasing responsibilities in DBMS systems analysis and programming. At least four of the six years must be specialized experience including the administration of a large enterprise data warehouse, data lake, or business intelligence data mart. 

● Required Technical Skills:

  • Expertise in Amazon Web Services (AWS) RedShift relational database service deployment, operation, and maintenance.
  • Detailed understanding of disaster recovery and high availability configuration and operation
  • General knowledge of other AWS managed services for compute, storage, and networking.

● Security Clearance Level:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust suitability.

● Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Prior experience supporting a large scale enterprise database system.
  • Clear written and verbal communication
  • Able to work independently or in collaboration with cross functional teams

● Preferred Skills:

  • Prior experience supporting the federal government as an employee or contractor

● Location:

  • Remote. Occasional travel may be required.


● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home

● 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

6 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $92,000 - $138,000, 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.
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About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.