Database Administrator II - TS/SCI w/Poly

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

Database Security

Database Systems

Data Integrity

System Backups

REQ#: RQ143703
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

A career as a Database Administrator II at GDIT means being a critical part of successful data outcomes. Here, your work can accelerate solutions for our clients while you accelerate your career. Own the opportunity to provide our clients with the data they need to turn insights and ideas into action.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. The Database Administrator II (DBA) is responsible for implementing, modifying, and deploying software affecting mission critical networks/systems as well as determining ways to organize and store data. The DBA will identify user requirements, set up computer databases, and test and coordinate modifications to the computer database systems. DBA ensures the performance of the system, understands the platform on which the database runs, and adds new users to the system. Finally, the DBA plans and coordinates security measures and has a knowledge of data integrity, backup systems, and database security.


This Database Administrator II performs the following core functions:

  • Perform server and storage capacity management and planning for the most complex and critical systems.

  • Recommend and implement process and tool improvements to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization's change management and configuration management processes and systems.

  • Perform server performance tuning.

  • Utilize system software to monitor the performance of system files; manages system data to maintain performance efficiencies.

  • Study system requirements to determine proper server installation methods and procedures.

  • Provide technical support in the evaluation of prime object names, data elements, and other objects Ensure that proposed object definitions are clear, concise, technically correct, and that they represent singular concepts.

  • Answer users' inquiries regarding computer software and hardware operation to resolve problems Enter commands and observe system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors Install and perform minor repairs to hardware, software, and peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications.

  • Confer with management, users, and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications.

  • Conduct computer diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems and to provide technical assistance and support.

  • Plan and test capacity requirements.

  • Inspect equipment and read order sheets to prepare for delivery to users.

  • Performs other duties as assigned at the direction of Project Management.



  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a Scientific or technical discipline related to the specific skill

  • No degree + seven (7) years of relevant experience

  • Associate’s degree + five (5) years of relevant experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree + three (3) years of relevant experience

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience to the specific skill. Someone that is fully capable of delivering capabilities related to a particular skill, language, system or technology. Ability, training and actual work experience with specific computer language, systems, and/or technology is significantly more important than the number of years of experience. This is especially true with emerging technologies.

  • Experience with Oracle

  • Knowledge of Oracle Administration, Oracle system maintenance on Windows environment


  • Active TS/SCI with Poly with most recent BI/Polygraph dates within the last five years

  • Experience with older versions of Oracle, especially Oracle 11g Advanced Replication experience

  • Experience with Backup Exec in a Virtual environment


  • 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

8 + 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. 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.