Database Administrator
Telos Corporation - Colorado Springs, CO

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Telos Corporation empowers and protects the government's most security-conscious organizations. See what your expertise can bring to our solutions in enterprise IT security management, consulting, secure wireless networking, communications, and identity management.

We have an excellent opportunity available for several Database Administrators to administer the 800 known databases and host servers across the AFNet as well as NIPRnet and SIPRnet legacy networks. This position will be based at Peterson AFB, CO.

Be a part of the Telos culture and see what sets us apart! Telos offers an excellent compensation package with benefits that includes generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and 401k. Our employees enjoy more than just a great work environment!

Responsible for the operations and maintenance of all Oracle and SQL servers, databases and supporting information technology services for the Air Force Space Command’s two Enterprise Networks

Operate and maintain hardware, software and databases necessary to provide at a minimum the following network management disciplines:

Performance Management

Account Management

Fault Management

Storage Management

Security Management

Perform network management of AFSPC-operated databases and supporting servers from the 561 st Network Operations Squadron using SQL Server Management Studio, SQL Profiler or other government provided tools including tools provided by the Combat Information Transport System (CITS) Program Management Office

Perform system analysis, design, integration, programming, documentation, and implementation of applications using both Oracle or Microsoft database systems and COTS software application environments to include the tracking of specific of configuration items, identification of routine maintenance tasks, patching, storage allocation, database backups, regular review of SQL server logs related to event server, performance and security

Collect and maintain metrics related to, but not limited to, the Service Delivery Summary thresholds as related to performance of the AFSPC Enterprise Networks; provide these metrics to the government for their information and action

Perform as required network trend analysis on server, device or network performance; provide this analytical information to the government for their review and/or action

Provide proactive and reactive management of resources by monitoring and managing the network’s hardware, distributed software resources and performing fault management and performance management services

Develop/maintain metrics and trend analysis of network performance for the optimization and security of the network

Analyze trend data to identify potential performance problems and their possible causes; notify appropriate administrators of findings

Maintain clean and error-free SQL and/or Oracle databases providing proper maintenance techniques

Provide technical support to Functional System Administrators

Develop policies and procedures associated with database administration

The candidate should be available to fill in a shift position on a rotational basis with the rest of the network management and analysis team. Shift will be Swings (3pm – 11pm MST). On-call or standby will be required to provide 24/7/365 support; 2 week duration and about 5 times per year

Required Skills

Required Experience

Familiarity with AF or DoD Networks; SQL 2005 and 2008; Microsoft Active Directory and Windows Server 2003 administration; SQL and Oracle Database Management; SQL database design and implementation; SQL Server Management Studio; SQL Profiler; Apache Web server; IIS 6.0 and 7.0; NetIQ SQL Knowledge Scripts; Must have BS a degree in a related discipline (or the equivalent years in related training, education, skills, and experience); Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (or the ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance)

Desired Experience

NetIQ Application Manager

Network Management tools (ex. OpenView, Tivoli, OP-Net, Smarts InCharge, etc.)

Operate and maintain all aspects of the operating systems

Familiarity with Remedy Action Request System 6.3 and 7.X

Familiarity with AF Networks and the CITS NO/IA architecture

Required Certifications

Able to maintain an active Comptia Security + or equivalent DoD 8570 Certification and complete and pass initial Information Assurance tests

ITILv3 Foundations is required or ability to obtain within 60 days from start of employment is required

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to access sensitive information, which requires US citizenship

Telos maintains a drug-free workplace and will conduct drug testing on all applicants who have accepted an offer of employment

Telos Corporation participates in the E-Verify program. Therefore, any employment with Telos will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) and/or the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) of your authorization to work in the United States

Telos offers an excellent compensation packages including salary commensurate with experience and benefits to meet your needs for today and the future. EOE/AA

Required Experience

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