General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology, systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. Our company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.
We have an opportunity for a Senior Database Administrator responsible for construction of database systems of high availability and quality depending on each end user’s specialized role, design and implementation of databases in accordance to end users information needs and views, performing tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity, monitoring database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required, and determining, enforcing and documenting policies, procedures and standards.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Migrate NTSB on-premises SQL database to Azure SQL
Manage Database resources used to deliver client services including production, staging, and QA/test environments
Manage & setup of database security, database backup and archiving strategy. Import/Export of Data in massive quantities
Act as subject-matter-expert on Azure SQL new & improved features
BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience
Extensive experience with various cloud database solution deployment and open source options, as well as traditional database deployment technologies (MySQL, MS SQL, and MongoDB, etc.).
Understanding of concepts of “High Availability,” such as Always-on, Clustering, Database Mirroring and/or other technologies.
Familiarity or knowledge around Cloud services, Data Analytics and how it relates to RDBMS databases.
Database Performance and Capacity Planning
Please note: this requisition is a pipeline requisition in support of a contract recompete, not fully funded by the customer. This may result in delayed responses from the GDIT Talent Acquisition team.
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.