Database Administrator Job
SAIC - Columbia, MD

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Database Administrator (Job Number: 316467)

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

The Database Administrator will provide database administration for development and production environments and, hosting support to software development teams. 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 or 8 years of demonstrated experience designing, developing and/or maintaining databases, data warehouses or multidimensional databases may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • 4+ years demonstrated direct experience administering database servers (e.g Oracle, SQL Server or MySQL) and/or cloud-based systems. Experience shall include database installation, configuration, performance tuning and backups.
  • 4+ years demonstrated experience administering database security configurations (e.g. Oracle Label Security).
  • 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 & environment, health and cybersecurity. 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 approximately $10.6 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

Job Posting: Oct 12, 2012, 1:45:51 PM
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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