Senior Database Management Specialist

Clearance Level
Database Analysis/Design
Leesburg, Virginia

REQ#: RQ51686

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

The Database Management Specialist supports a Civilian Agency Cyber Security Operations Center (SOC) organization protecting the network security of tens of thousands of users. The work site is located in Leesburg, Virginia.

Senior Database Management Specialist responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining databases containing information interpreted from SOC sensor data and reported by information sharing partners for government and the private sector.
  • A strong working knowledge of PostgreSQL/MySQL/SQL Server/Oracle is mandatory including data replication for Disaster Recovery and High Availability implementation and security hardening features.
  • Must be able to install and configure of PostgreSQL/MySQL/SQL Server/Oracle DB on various platforms including but not limited to: Windows 2008 and 2012, 2016 and Linux Red Hat.
  • Candidate will provide administrative support, architectural support, and back-up and recovery support.
  • Experience with data migration is a must.
  • Working knowledge of Jira is preferred.
  • Any other duties as requested by the Contracting Officer Representative and SOC management

Qualities/Additional info: Database Management Specialist should be a proven team player with excellent oral and written communications skills. Database Management Specialist should also be self- starter, capable of working on projects independently, if required. Frequent interaction with government client is required. Occasional local travel. Infrequent (

Job Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:


< >Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information systems.OR

< >Minimum five (5) years of relevant professional experience.


< >In addition to required education or equivalent experience;Minimum five (5) years relational [ODBC compliant] Database experience under multiple Operating Systems (e.g. Linux Red Hat, Windows 2008 or 2012).AND

< >Must have at least seven (7) years PostgreSQL/Oracle DB experience

Preferred Experience:

Exceptional writing and documentation skills.

Experience with scripting languages like Python/Perl/Bash.

Linux experience preferred.

Level of Clearance Required: Department of Defense Secret

US Citizenship Required:      Yes

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.