Database Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Database Analysis/Design
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ69340

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The Database Administrator (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 role is charged with the following duties/tasks and responsibilities:

  • 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 and 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 staff, 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
  • Modify and customize commercial programs for internal needs

Required and Preferred Skills and Qualifications:


  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph with most recent BI/Polygraph dates within the last five years; or the ability to successfully complete required security processing to meet this requirement
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the areas of Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems. Extensive knowledge and hands on experience with computer and network security concepts, controls, and implementations.
  • Experience with Oracle
  • Knowledge of Oracle Administration, Oracle system maintenance on Windows environment.


  • Past experience with older versions of Oracle, especially Oracle 11g Advanced Replication experience
  • Experience with Backup Exec in a virtual environment

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.

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.