NCIS SQL Database Administrator - HYBRID

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Database Analysis/Design
Quantico, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

PL/SQL (Programming Language)

SQL Databases

Structured Query Language (SQL)

REQ#: RQ175017
Public Trust: None
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

Join General Dynamics IT and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. The Navy Criminal Investigative Services (NCIS) team is seeking a SQL DBA Systems Administrator (Systems Administrator with both SQL Server Database Administration and Windows Systems Administration experience) to join them in Quantico, VA.

This is a 3/2 Hybrid scheduling position.

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is an organization of over 2,200 personnel of which 700 serve at HQ and the remaining staff serve at offices worldwide. NCIS is the Department of Navy (DON) component with primary responsibility for criminal investigation, law enforcement (LE), counter-terrorism (CT), counterintelligence (CI), and cyber matters.  NCIS not only has primary responsibility for all criminal investigative, CI, CT, and cyber matters within the DON, but it also has exclusive investigative jurisdiction in non-combat matters involving actual, potential, or suspected criminal, terrorism, sabotage, espionage, and subversive activities.

As the SQL DBA Administrator, you will manage all current and planned SQL Server databases that support our customer’s COTS applications. You will also be part of a team of systems administrators managing Windows Server 2016-2019, desktops, and printers. In addition:

  • You will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of these databases. If additional databases are required in the future, the candidate will be responsible for designing, planning, and implementing those databases, including database creation, security, access, backup and recovery, and documentation.

  • You must be experienced with applying STIGs to SQL Server databases and be familiar with the impacts on the related applications. 

  • You must have excellent documentation skills, and will be responsible for creating related standards, operating procedures, and security documentation. 


  • Database monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting, and tuning

  • Perform administration and management of Microsoft SQL Server 2012-2019 and Microsoft SQL Reporting Services

  • Familar with SQL Always-on setup and management and Microsoft Failover Clustering

o Perform day-to-day monitoring and maintenance of SQL Server databases.

o Perform database and system performance monitoring and troubleshooting

  • Database backup and recovery

o Develop, document, and apply procedures for database backup and recovery

o Perform scheduled and nonscheduled database backups and recovery with Microsoft SQL Server SSMS, or SQL CMD

  • Database creation

o Participate in the analysis of database solutions o Responsible for the definition, design, creation, and implementation of a database environment with respect to access methods, access time, batch processes, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security

  • Systems Administration

o Evaluate and install new software releases, patches, and system upgrades

o Identify and troubleshoot system issues

o Develop, document, and apply procedures for systems backup and recovery

o May program in an administrative language (PowerShell, VBS, etc.)

o Perform ACAS and SCAP scans and remediation

o Assist Tier 2 help desk with issues elevated to systems administrators

o Create and update user accounts, perform accounts management in Active Directory

  • Security and STIGs

o Support the Certification and Accreditation process - run scans; resolve findings; document solutions, workarounds or provide justifications for exceptions

o Document, implement, and maintain database security policies in accordance with DISA STIG requirements

  • Documentation

o Define and oversee database standards, controls, procedures, and documentation

o Create all documentation required for Release Management Framework (RMF)

o Complete planning and documentation prior to new integration or implementation

  • SSIS and PowerBI Reporting Server Administration

  • Other SQL DBA duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • 5+ years of work experience administering MS SQL Server databases (SQL 2012 or newer)

  • Experience with Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) and Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption in SQL Server

  • Experience administering SQL Server 2012-2019

  • Security+ CE– must have before hire

  • Secret Clearance; must be able to obtain Top Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Server 2016 or higher

  • Microsoft SQL 2012 -2019


  • Excellent customizable health benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)

  • 401K with company match

  • Educational Assistance and eLearning

  • Flexible work week

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to employee advancement

  • Rewards and Recognition programs

  • Innovative and collaborative environment encouraging of highly motivated critical thinking

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $88,275 - $113,850. 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. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.