Database Administrator, Senior

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Database Analysis/Design
Tampa, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Database Architecture

Database Management

Database Management Systems (DBMS)

Database Structures

REQ#: RQ164973
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

Transform technology into opportunity as an Database Administrator DBA (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 an Database Administrator DBA (Senior) you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. The scope of work includes a full range of information technology (IT) services which include necessary hardware, software, and ancillary, components to support enterprise-level programs and environments. Support service areas include program management support, policy, procedures, and operations support, IT core services support, security compliance, customer and client services support, transformational IT support, and application migration support.


  • Provides Database Management and Administration Support.

  • Responsible for administering enterprise database solutions, including SQL and No-SQL databases, for mission-critical databases.

  • Manages high availability and replication, storage cells, and database compute nodes as an integrated system.

  • Collaborates with the Availability and Capacity Manage to perform capacity planning and monitors databases for performance issues, responding to alerts from monitoring tools.

  • Collaborates with our Cybersecurity team on RMF activities, applying patches, upgrades, security updates, and incident response, adhering to the customers Incident Response Plan (IRP).

  • Collaborates with our DR/COOP and Contingency Planning team on creating, testing, and implementing DR plans.

  • Performs data modeling to design and maintain the database structure, develops and maintains technical specifications, and designs databases within the multi-tier application architecture.

  • Collaborates with application developers to address anomalies, maintain data quality, and ensure applications, interfaces, extensions, forms, and reports integrated seamlessly within the database architecture.

  • Creates and maintains detailed documentation, including implementation plans, SOPs, TTPs, and KBAs and stores them in our Definitive Media Library hosted in SharePoint.

  • Provides data engineering services, collaborating with our Transformational IT team and including mapping, standardization, migration, and transformation, including the evaluation and adoption of approved database management tools.

  • Collaborates with our Application Migration teams on database migrations, ensuring alignment with the customers application migration and strategic plan.

  • As part of our Continuous Improvement program, analyzes database applications for improvements, tuning, and optimization.


  • Education: BA/BS in Information Technology related field or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

  • Required Experience: 3+ years of related database administration experience

  • Certification Requirements: DoD 8570 related certs like CompTIA Security + CE

  • Security Clearance Level: Must have fully adjudicated Top Secret-SCI security clearance; CI/Polygraph may be required after hire.

  • Location: On Customer Site in Tampa, FL

  • US Citizenship Required due to clearance requirement.


  • 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 and apply to solve real world problems

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


Security Plus - CompTIA

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.