Database Architect (secret, required) - 100% Remote in USA

Clearance Level
Database Analysis/Design
Remote, Based in Illinois

REQ#: RQ88387

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is seeking Database Architect who holds active Secret clearance.

The Global Freight Management system supports the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) as the surface transportation component of the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), which leads the Department of Defense with all of their military transportation requirements. 

GDIT provides development, maintenance, and sustainment support for the GFM as partners with the SDDC.  GFM is comprised of more than a dozen web-based/cloud-based applications which facilitate the communication between SDDC, shipping businesses, and commercial transport companies in support of  the bidding, selection, and coordination of military equipment and personnel requiring transportation anywhere around the world.

The daily duties include the following:

  • Determines database structural requirements by analyzing client operations, applications, and programming; reviewing objectives with clients; evaluating current systems;

  • Develops database solutions by designing proposed system; defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, security, back-up, and recovery specifications.

  • Installs database systems by developing flowcharts; applying optimum access techniques; coordinating installation actions; documents actions.

  • Maintains database performance by identifying and resolving production and application development problems; calculating optimum values for parameters; evaluating, integrating, and installing new releases; completing maintenance; answering user questions.

  • Provides database administration support to GFM Oracle databases in development, test, and operational environments.

  • Provides database support by coding utilities, responding to user questions, and resolving problems.

  • Provides database backup support as directed by the customer

Minimum/General Experience:

  • 8+ years experience designing data analytics

  • Experience implementing MDM, data lake in large enterprise

  • Experience implementing big data solutions using cloud technologies

  • Create complex data models for OLTP, Data Warehouse, logical Data warehouse applications

  • Current knowledge building data models, data layer using data federation and master data management

  • Creative in identifying ways to reduce risks to avoid project delays


  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major or specialized courses in Information Technology or commensurate experience

  • 8+ years related experience with Oracle relational database management system (RDBMS)/Tools, RDBMS Java Development Kit (JDK), Serena Business Mashups, Apache , Tomcat, JAVA, UniData, UniBasic, C, CVS Version Manager (or other software versioning tool), Active Server Pages (ASP), JavaScript, Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript), and/or Unix shell scripts.

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The likely salary range for this position is $87,025 - $145,332, 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.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.