Database Administrator (Active TS/SCI/Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Database Analysis/Design
Bethesda, Maryland

REQ#: RQ120841

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Database Administrator (DBA joining our team to support customer activities at Bethesda, MD.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a DBA supporting the Customer, you will be trusted to work on innovative solutions that will transform and enhance the Enterprise IT environment to meet the growing global mission. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Work with another senior DBA to assist with creating DDL's for creating, modifying, or deleting tables within the database to meet customer requirements. The candidate should have at least user level experience with Linux and a strong grasp of SQL.
  • Fulfill a 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.
  • Utilize flexibility and technical skills.
  • Work will be done in a dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • Communicate with team leads and senior leadership and rapidly adjust direction in support of new and/or changing requirements.
  • This effort will include a variety of activities, including, but not limited to:
    -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.


  • Bachelors
  • 6+ years of relevant experience
  • Technical skills
  • TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
  • Significant experience working with a relational database such as MySQL, Postgres, or Oracle
  • 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).


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.