Job Details

SQL Database Systems Administrator- Senior


Chenega Corporation


Dulles, VA 20101




Company Job Title:
SQL Database Systems Administrator- Senior
TS/SCI w/ Full Scope Poly
Dulles, VA
Reports To:
Program Manager
FLSA Status:
Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Summary: The role of the SQL Database Systems Administrator- Senior will be to maintain the SQL database for the Desktop Initiative Solution. The SQL Database Systems Administrator- Senior will be responsible for day-to-day Operations & Sustainment of the SQL database. The SQL Database Systems Administrator- Senior will also be responsible for assisting in the development of patches and executing the implementation of those patches into the Production environment and standard weekly maintenance of the SQL DB. The SQL Database Systems Administrator- Senior will work hand-in-hand with System Administrators, DTF engineers and Engineering in all things respective of the SQL Database. This position will report to the Manager O&S Support. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position) .
  • Tier II – III O&S responsibility of the SQL Server 2014 database
  • Provide leadership, expertise and strategic guidance on critical data systems that span multiple systems and groups
  • Serve as the escalation point for all database issues related to the Desktop Initiative Solution
  • Work with the DTF, Engineer and Transition teams on the development of patches that will be applied to the Production system
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Microsoft SQL Server computers and associated jobs and processes.
  • Monitor performance of SQL Server and database infrastructure (including storage) using various performance tools.
  • Ensure problems and error conditions are promptly and appropriately addressed.
  • Establish and maintain configuration and recovery documentation for designated systems.
  • Assist with SQL Server installation, database migrations, upgrades and updates, and hardware implementations.
  • Deploy SQL Server stored procedure changes or scripts as needed to various environments.
  • Manage SQL Server permissions
  • Research and resolve SQL Server issues as required
Non-Essential Duties:
  • Other duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • NONE
Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 8 years work experience or equivalent experience; Experience to include;
    • Day-to-Day sustainment of a MS SQL environment
    • System administration of Windows based solution
    • O&S experience in the following disciplines:
    • SQL Server (2014 experience preferred)
    • Microsoft Server (2012 R2 experience preferred)
  • 8570 compliant certified (Within 90 days of hire)
  • MCSA: SQL Server (2012/2014 preferred, but 2008 accepted
  • Technical documentation skills
  • TS/SCI w/ Full Scope Poly required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • PowerShell Scripting
  • VDI Environment
  • Citrix Xen Desktop 7.x
  • Basic Knowledge of Dell Networking Appliances
  • Basic Knowledge of Cisco Security Appliances
  • Microsoft DHCP/DNS Server
  • Active Directory
  • MCSE: Data Platform or MCSE Business Intelligence
  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment :
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions.  Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Native preference under PL 93-638.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
Post Date:
Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret/SCI
Job Category:
IT - Database
Unspecified annual salary
Unspecified hourly wage
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