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SQL Database Administrator


Data Systems Analysts, Inc (DSA)


Charlottesville, VA 22901

Data Systems Analysts, Inc. has an opening for an SQL Database Administrator. This position is located in Charlottesville, VA. Be part of a dynamic winning team and grow your career with opportunities to expand your Database expertise supporting our Military.

The SQL Database Administrator will support the National Ground Intelligence Center Information Technology Enterprise (ITE) Division. The ITE is the heart of the National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC), in Charlottesville VA. Support will include, but is not limited to the following:

Required Education and Clearance
Bachelor's Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
DoD 8570 Baseline Certifications required, Security Plus
Clearance: Candidate must have a TS/SCI
Job Description
Assist on-site development teams in database design and scripting
Cross-train with Oracle DBAs for basic coverage
Perform system checks, backups, recoveries, and load analyses. Build and rebuild replication schemes.
Troubleshoot systems with other operations functions and application developers
Install and upgrade database servers and application tools
Allocate system storage and plan future storage requirements for the database system
Modify the database structure, as necessary, from information given by application developers
Enroll users and maintain system security
Ensure compliance with database vendor license agreement
Controlling and monitoring user access to the database
Monitor and optimize the performance of the database
Planning for backup and recovery of database information
Maintain archived data
Backup and restore databases
Provide support during off-hours for coverage, i.e. maintenance windows etc.

Knowledge about the RDBMS itself, e.g. Microsoft SQL Server or MySQL
Knowledge of structured query language (SQL), e.g. SQL/PSM or Transact-SQL
General understanding of distributed computing architectures, e.g. Client–server model
General understanding of operating system, e.g. Windows or Linux
General understanding of storage technologies and networking
General understanding of routine maintenance, recovery, and handling failover of a database
Desired certifications:
MCSA SQL Server 2012
MCSE Data Platform Solutions Expert

Company Description

Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing Defense and Federal Government customers' business-driven Information Technology and consulting solutions and services for more than 50 years. DSA's people excel in helping our customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical business goals and objectives. DSA is a 100 percent employee-owned company: every employee has a stake in the success of our company and our customers.
Our culture embraces training and development opportunities that include leadership programs, employee networks, continued education, and much more. We recognize that building expertise in your profession benefits everyone, and our leadership training programs help employees better manage their projects, inspire coworkers and customers to action, and reinforce DSA's guiding principles since 1963.
We also value the unique combination of skills, abilities, aspirations, and backgrounds of every individual — our diversity makes us stronger. We are 100 percent employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

DSA employees receive customizable benefits that are highly competitive in each local market:
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
Employer-paid AD&D insurance and disability coverage
Health saving/flexible spending accounts
Paid leave
Flexible hours when available
Wellness programs and health initiatives
Monthly town hall meetings
Tuition reimbursement
Training opportunities
Retirement savings plan
Employee stock ownership
Team dinner dates that include spouses and the executive team
Corporate partner purchasing program
Free virtual medical care
Healthcare navigation assistance
Family events
Discount prescription programs where offered
Employee rewards and gift card programs
Recognition and Milestone Awards
Company store for corporate logo merchandise
Access to industry tradeshows and conferences
Microsoft Gold and Silver Partnership advantages
Post Date:
Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret/SCI
Job Category:
Database Admin-Other or SQL
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