Senior Database Administrator Job
SAIC - Columbia, MD

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Senior Database Administrator (Job Number: 316469)


The Intelligence Systems Business Unit of SAIC has a career opening for a Senior Database Administrator, with a TS/SCI and Polygraph security clearance, in Columbia, Maryland.

The Senior Database Administrator will provide database application support to the production environment and development team as well as database certification and security configurations.This crucial position in cyber technology will support a 24x7 operations center that characterizes and responds to network threats to multiple government customers.

•Provide database administration for development and production environments as well as database application support to development teams.
Consult with software development teams on database schema design optimization, and engage in ongoing database performance tuning efforts to assure optimal performance for database applications.
•Create and maintain performance benchmarks and metrics.
Make recommendations on hardware and software specifications for optimal database performance.
•Administer Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL database servers.
•Support certification and accreditation activities, and perform all duties related to on-going operation of the database infrastructure.
•Perform database and application troubleshooting, installation, backups, configuration and performance tuning, development support, scripting, and producing documentation.


•Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, information systems or related discipline with 8+ years experience designing, developing and/or maintaining databases, data warehouses or multidimensional databases. 4 additional years of experience for a total of 12 years of demonstrated experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
•8+ years demonstrated direct experience administering database servers (e.g Oracle, SQL Server or MySQL). Experience shall include database installation, configuration, performance tuning and backups
•8+ years demonstrated experience in software development/engineering, including software specification, design, implementation, testing, and documentation.
•8+ years demonstrated experience administering database security configurations (e.g. Oracle Label Security).
•8+ years demonstrated experience in two or more of the following: designing, developing, and manipulating databases, data warehouses, and multidimensional databases.
•2+ years demonstrated experience with scripting languages.
•DoD 8570 compliance – at minimum, IAT Category, Level I.
•A current TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.

•Experience working on a government contract in a fast paced environment.

SAIC Overview:

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $11.1 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2011. For more information, visit SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

Job Posting: Oct 15, 2012, 9:11:33 AM
Primary Location: United States-MD-COLUMBIA

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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