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Moseley Technical Services Senior Principal Database Administrator in Tysons Corner, Virginia

Senior Principal Database Administrator

Job ID # 2021-13447

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Location: Tysons Corner, VA

Industry: Defense

Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI Clearance W/ Poly

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience: 10 Years

What You’ll Do:

  • Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot databases

  • Optimize and tune database performance utilizing advanced monitoring tools, query tuning techniques, database and operating system parameter adjustments, hardware recommendations, and other operational enhancements

  • Provide metrics on database performance

  • Ensure all optimizations and parameter adjustments are documented and communicated across the team to ensure common settings across multiple production and test environments

  • Identify performance improvements and works with local and remote development staff to implement and test those recommendations

  • Interact with other IT staff to recommend and enforce database standards, ensure compliance, and the security of the database environments

  • Support & troubleshoot the operation of database systems including patching, event monitoring, incident management, backup & recovery, and other forms of remedial & preventative maintenance

  • Work with IT Staff and stakeholders to identify requirements for database repositories & systems in support of projects, initiatives, and operational improvements

  • Plan for complex database functional capabilities including: database vendor, product, & version; storage; hardware; structure; performance; security; availability; and disaster recovery

  • Support SOX'S, Cyber, and license compliance audit processes and procedures

  • Lead, plan, and execute projects, small initiatives, and/or cross-functional teams

  • Manage high risk, high profile, tight schedule, and complex outcomes with composure

  • Break down "barriers to progress" & motivates less experienced members of the team to action

  • Perform other duties as directed

  • Moderate business travel required

What You’ll Need:

  • TS/SCI Clearance W/ Poly

  • Evidence of ability to act largely independently on complex tasks and wide-ranging initiatives using a broad exposure and professional understanding of the database administration discipline

  • Exhibits advanced knowledge on database technologies, operating systems, best practices, and industry trends including database design, configuration, tuning, and support

  • Prior work experience showing broad expertise or unique knowledge working as a database administrator or equivalent planning, designing, implementing, maintaining, and optimizing database systems

  • Excellent track record showing ability to develop relationships and formal and informal networks to influence, coordinate, and communicate

  • Advanced knowledge SQL aSQL query tuning techniques

  • Has ability to analyze complex situations, alternatives, designs, architectures, risks, data, and systems

  • Industry certification in SQL Server (preferred), Oracle SQL, or other relevant database administration achievements strongly preferred

  • Excellent organizational skills including: leading initiatives and modest projects; a facility to handle multiple-tasks and deliverables simultaneously; a track record of exercising independent judgment appropriately; and the ability to quickly understand and execute complex assignments when working on high profile outcomes with inherent risk

  • Solid oral/written communication, and inter-personal skills including the ability to: anticipate, influence & adapt to a wide range of audiences; cultivate relationships and leverage organizational understanding to facilitate decision making and buy-in

  • A history that illustrates flexibility and adaptability to changing business needs and shows the ability to recognize need for change

  • Excellent track record of being capable of working with significant uncertainty, resistance, barriers, issues and challenges; converting uncertainty into quantifiable impact, risk and mitigating actions

  • Tools: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, Advanced Text Editor SQL

  • Preferred: Microsoft SQL Server database certifications , NoSQL experience, Graph DB experience.

*U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/related field combined with 10 + years of relevant work experience; or Master’s Degree combined with 8 + years of relevant work experience.

A Relocation Package may be available to qualified individuals.

Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.

Andrea (andrea@moseleytechnical.com)

External Company URL: http://www.moseleytechnical.com/

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