SQL Server Database Administrator Senior – TS/SCI required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Database Analysis/Design
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Database Management

Database Systems

Structured Query Language (SQL) Development

REQ#: RQ167635
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

SQL Server Database Administrator Senior – TS/SCI required

Transform technology into opportunity as a SQL Server Database Administrator Senior with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a SQL Server Database Administrator Senior you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on SQL Server Database Administrator Senior joining our team to support the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM).


  • Create and administer Microsoft SQL Server instances and configure them, including AlwaysOn Availability Groups, Distributed Availability Groups, and failover clustering
  • Implement SQL Server encryption using transparent data encryption (TDE) and PKI certificates
  • In charge of database backup and recovery methods, database access security and integrity, physical data storage design, and data storage administration
  • Manage database backup and recovery, as well as disaster recovery planning, in coordination with the Customers, IT manager, Database Engineer, System Engineers
  • Create, change, and improve SQL Server Agent tasks and maintenance plans
  • Proactively monitor SQL Server maintenance tasks, troubleshoot failed processes, and address issues as soon as possible
  • Troubleshoot application sluggishness and poor performance
  • T-SQL query tuning, experienced with PowerShell (DBTools),
  • Configure and maintain SQL Security controls
  • In charge of database migrations and server updates
  • Assists in the selection of a database management system and the maintenance of database performance
  • Participate in continuous process improvement
  • Download and install SQL Server service packs and updates.
  • Make recommendations for system architecture per Microsoft SQL Server best practices
  • Experienced with Windows Server 2k16, 2k19, Active Directory, and McAfee products
  • Experience in securing a SQL environment to include applying and documenting DISA’s Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • In charge, authoring, and modifying SQL Server Reporting Services reports (SSRS)
  • Create documentation and training for routine database administration activities, as well as train server operations employees on them
  • Facilitate brainstorming meetings with clients to review, analyze, and assess business systems and needs
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with other parts of the organization, internal and external
  • Demonstrated ability to onboard and integrate with an organization long-term
  • Effective communication skills: Regularly achieve consensus with peers, and clear status updates
  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals
  • May serve as an alternative team or task lead, when needed


  • Education: High School Diploma/GED with 10 years of related experience, or Associate's Degree with 8 years of experience, or Bachelor's Degree with 6 years of experience
  • Required Skillset:
    • Coordinate database architecture changes with SQL Server Database Engineer (DBE)s. Direct the installation of database management systems, databases, tables and views. Direct the administration and use of current and emerging database tools, strategies and technologies
    • Create database structures and interfaces to meet customers’ requirements; develop, administers, maintains, and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database and performs database and software life-cycle activities to ensure highest level of system performance and availability and compliance with business requirements
  • Clearance Level: TS/SCI
  • Required Certification(s):
    • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Computing Environment (CE) Certification as determined by the Program Manager is required prior to support on contract
    • IAT II 8570 Baseline Certification -Sec+CE or equivalent
    • Required Computing Environment certification: MCSE Data Management and Analytics [MS SQL Server]  Exam 70-762 or Exam 70-464, or Exam 70-465, or Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
  • Location: On Customer Site
  • US Citizenship: Required
  • Additional:
    • Candidates must be willing and able to attain a CI Polygraph for certain positions as determined by the contract
    • Travel may be required to support the mission


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays





Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

OCP: Oracle Database Certified Professional - Oracle

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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.