DBA - MS SQL (TS needed)

Clearance Level
Database Analysis/Design
Remote, Based in the USA
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Microsoft SQL Server Database

SQL Database Management

SQL Database Queries

SQL Databases

SQL Server Database

REQ#: RQ145348
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Responsible for performing as a Senior Database Base Analyst for Microsoft SQL solutions in both NIPR and SIPR, QA and production environments. Must be local to the Charleston, SC area.


  • Participates in the design, maintenance, enhancement, coding, and administration of relational databases
  • Performs day-to-day SQL administration; maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, ensuring data availability
  • Performs Database Backup and Recovery functions as needed
  • Installs SQL SW, Instances and perform upgrades and patching as needed
  • Writes/maintains SQL scripts and processes as needed
  • Creates indexes to enhance performance
  • Designs/implements data transfer processes needed to support upgrades or movement to from different physical/virtual Machine/OS
  • Authors/maintains System Security Plans, white papers and change management proposals, SOPs
  • Creates, manages and performs troubleshooting Windows Clustering and SQL Server high-availability solutions
  • Creates and monitors SQL Server Policy Objects
  • Analyzes and determines information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities. 
  • Coordinates new data development ensuring consistency and integration with existing data warehouse structure. 
  • Monitors Ticketing System queue for DBA assignments
  • 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. 
  • Assignments may include design of data dictionaries, database structure and layout, installing, upgrading, and managing database applications. 
  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced Analysts. 
  • Stay current on vendors' best security practices in relation to organizational requirements.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Monitors SQL Event Logs and use to identify/troubleshoot issues
  • Creating and managing SQL Server Maintenance Plans for routine tasks and backup solutions as well as ability to create, troubleshoot and monitor SQL Server Agent jobs
  • Reviews database jobs, backup logs, user connections and system memory
  • Reviews performance information for SQL instances
  • Completes STIG Checklists for SQL servers


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server in Microsoft clusters.
  • Hands-on STIG/SCAP experience required.
  • Active DOD Secret clearance required; SSBI required. or Top Secret
  • Current Security+ certification required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Microsoft SQL 2012+ and MySQL administration
  • Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows Server 2008/2012, Windows 10 SHB, etc.) a plus
  • T-SQL scripting knowledge
  • PowerShell a plus
  • Understanding of IT Security best practices to meet DOD STIGs

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS or equivalent, 5+ years of exp

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $84,000 - $126,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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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 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.