System Administrator
NCI Information Systems, Inc. - Washington, DC

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a Principal Systems Administrator ( Systems Administrator , Principal ) you will
have the opportunity to provide a Government agency with database, system
administration, data analysis, and Tier 3 Service Desk support for a
security-related system. Your ability to communicate effectively with various
stakeholders, provide IT support in an expedient and concise manner, combined
with your expertise in SQL, Oracle, and data analysis will be pertinent to
succeeding in this position. This position requires attention to detail,
independent thinking, ownership of work, and technical leadership, while
allowing you to work in a close-knit team environment and grow in knowledge and

of Responsibilities:
database and migration, system administration, data analysis, and Tier 3 Service
Desk technical support.
with development team in the installation of patches and releases in SIT,
Training, Production, and Data Migration environments.
that architectural, performance, and connectivity aspects of the system are
designed and implemented efficiently and effectively.
the appropriate technical approach, standards, processes, and communication are
integration/security testing of the system and SQL scripting; database backups,
and archiving.
Apache, Tomcat and SQL Server database installation and configuration.
background stability of test, migration, training, and production environments.
migration and off-hour activities.
and assesses Database Structure, assists development team with consistent sound
development, taking into account unique business rules.
and analyzes advanced data queries, extracts and reports while providing
continual data maintenance to ensure data integrity.
requirements for Inbound and Outbound data exchange.
software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software
installations/upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT
workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing
appropriate software and hardware solutions.
routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure
compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
the maintenance of data files and the monitoring of system configurations to
ensure data integrity and develops procedures for and manages system backups
and disaster recovery.
the creation, modification, and deletion of user accounts; addition of software
drivers; and connections of systems to the network.
documents (e.g. data dictionary, ERD) and enforces system administration
policies and standard operating procedures.
long-term requirements of systems operations and administration are included in
the overall information systems planning of the organization.
for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity of computer
operating system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance
of the system.

6 to 11
years System Administration and Database Administration -3 years of experience
with data analysis and service desk support.
years of demonstrated experience with Oracle and SQL.
Must be
able to provide after hour on-call and weekend support on a rotating schedule.
have excellent oral and written communication with team and customers.
Must be
able to obtain and maintain a Minimal Background Investigation (MBI).

Education and Experience:
Degree in engineering, computer science, or a related field.
with 2 or more of the following: SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, DTS, SSMA, TSQL C#,
VB.NET, ASP.NET, VBScript, Windows Server, ITIL.
with data architecture and data analysis.
with enterprise networks.

At NCI, we’re more than just a paycheck…

We offer significant opportunity for growth at NCI – Adding more and more employees and company locations nationwide, we continue to seek top talent to ensure our path of innovation, growth and unmatched customer experience. We reward our employees with competitive compensation, flexible time off, retirement plan with company match and much more…

MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION PROGRAMS - NCI offers three medical plan options to meet the personal health needs and budgets of our full-time employees and their families. All plans provide our employees and their eligible dependents with major medical and prescription drug coverage. The dental plan provides coverage options so as to ensure our full-time employees and their eligible dependents are able to follow a regularly scheduled program of dental care with their providers of choice. A vision maintenance plan offers a cost-savings option for our full-time employees and their families in need of comprehensive annual eye exams, prescription glasses, and contact lenses.

STOCK & WEALTH - NCI’s 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan is eligible to all full-time and regular part-time employees. Employees may elect to have contributions invested in any of the 15 different investment funds, five retirement-date-based funds, or three different portfolio options available under the plan. The company matching contribution is equal to 50% of employee elected pre-tax contributions up to 6% of eligible pay, subject to the IRS maximum.

LIFE INSURANCE - NCI provides company paid Basic Life/ AD&D Insurance Coverage. The basic coverage benefit is equal to one times (1X) an employee's annual base salary. Employees may also opt for a generous flat rate insurance coverage. For coverage above the company-provided limits, employees may purchase supplemental insurance coverage for themselves and their family members.

WORK/LIFE BALANCE - All employees are eligible for additional programs including Paid Time Off (PTO).

Flexible Spending Programs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their immediate family
Health Club Reimbursement through NCI’s Wellness Program
It is your turn… Choose your career path and become part of the NCI team where you will be valued for your unique skills and capabilities and where you will be rewarded for key contributions to NCI and our customers.

Make the commitment and take the next step towards joining the NCI Team. Our application process will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete.
If you do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position, please review our current openings now and in the future. Thank you for your interest in NCI!

It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
The information above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

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