We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Microsoft SQL Server Engineer joining our team to support Government activities at Chantilly, VA.
GDIT is seeking a motivated, mission oriented SQL Engineer in the Chantilly, VA area. As a Microsoft SQL Engineer you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing physical and virtual Microsoft SQL Servers, and implementing security and vendor best practices in a distributed IT environment.
Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To
Engineering, documenting, delivering and maintaining the Microsoft SQL 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017 in accordance with customer specifications and security guidelines
Diagnosing and resolving the toughest performance, security, and/or technical challenges related to the platforms listed above
Writing implementation and design documents describing how security features are implemented
Participating in processes throughout all phases of ITIL Service Lifecycle, including submitting Change Requests and resolution of Incident tickets
Performing requirements analysis, design, and integration for all platforms listed above.
Providing direction and guidance to less experienced systems engineers and SQL database administrators to a lesser extent
Investigating and resolving operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel
Integration and design of SQL instances in virtualized and physical environments
Knowledge and experience implementation fault tolerant database solutions
Knowledge and experience designing database solutions for disaster recovery
Knowledge and experience implementing DISA STiGs for databases
Support for applications that rely on SQL database, including performance tuning and trouble-shooting
Other tasks to include requirements specification, performance modeling, end-to-end functional analysis, cost estimation, and joint application design
Working on project teams responsible for engineering and packaging releases to integrate within the customer's production IT environment.
Requires Bachelor's degree and 8 years of related experience with 3-5 years of SQL Administration and SQL Design experience
MCSA, MCSE or other equivalent SQL Server certification required
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows systems, including DNS, Group Policy, and PKI
Required candidate must be 8570 IAT Level II compliant with the capability to become IAT level III within 6 months of hire date (whatever language we use to identify need for Security+)
Experience with MySQL desired
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU
Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust
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.
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.