Database Administrator Sr Advisor - TS/SCI + Poly

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

Agile Methodology

Docker (Software)


REQ#: RQ143202
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

Work with cutting-edge applications that help advance the mission as a  Database Administrator at GDIT. Your work will have you fully immersed in our client’s domain in order to deliver simple solutions for their complex needs. At GDIT, you’ll prioritize the client while we prioritize your career.  

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Database Administrator, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Database Administrator joining our team to impact the client’s mission.


  • An experienced Database Administrator to join a dynamic and exciting data engineering team. 
  • As part of this engineering team, you will be responsible for the overall Responsible for designing, planning, implementation, and administration of a range of RDBMS technologies and databases, to include security, access, and documentation progress for a highly performant enterprise data division.  
  • Successful candidate will be experienced in data design, enterprise data, reporting, performance tuning, and overall data architecture concepts.   


  • Required Experience:
  • Able to provide technical guidance and support to data development team.   
  • Participates in the design, maintenance, enhancement, coding, and administration of relational databases.
  • Extensive experience with database management systems (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL)   
  • Coordinates new data development ensuring consistency and integration with existing data warehouse structure.
  • Innovative data subject matter expert capable of identifying new ways to standardize existing data processes and optimizing current workflows  
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality, including performing proactive maintenance such as ensuring continued space availability, monitoring activity, and documenting problems, changes, and solutions.
  • Documented experience improving application, schema, and data design to meet demanding enterprise data solution.   
  • Documented background in data warehouse design and dimensional modeling.   
  • Excellent skills in DB Schema design and SQL development  
  • Experience with Agile practices  
    • Plan and implement backups and recovery
    • Create new schemas and user accounts with required privileges
    • Setup automated jobs within database for loading, backups or status notification
    • Provide import or export support for datasets
    • Support scheduled database or application outages
    • Maintain documentation for Standard Operating Procedures, After Action Reports, configuration setup and installation and patching procedures.
    • Participates in special projects as required.
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI + Poly

Preferred Skills:

  • Documented Experience with DevOps/Platforms: Amazon Web Services (S3, RDS, EC2, ECS, Lambda, SQS, SNS, CloudFormation, etc.), Docker, Ansible. Python development experience  

Location: On Site


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work
  • 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



U.S. Citizenship Required

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.