Database Administrator - Requires Polygraph
General Dynamics - IT - Herndon, VA

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As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 24,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

The customer is seeking an experienced systems/database administrator.

The candidate will provide database administration support to the component team with a specific emphasis on providing database support for the development of new widgets, web services and other components. Also, the candidate will work collaboratively with software developers, testers and system engineers using agile and test driven development methodologies.

Other duties:
Document and implement database standards and processes across multiple scrum teams.

Support multiple applications across production, test and development environments.

Participate in architectural discussions.

Optimize database and query performance.

Implement database replication to deliver high availability and fail over.

1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

2. Masters Degree preferred.

10-15 years of related systems engineering experience.

Minimum of 5-10 years experience with MySQL or Oracle Database Administration

Minimum of 5-10 years working knowledge of Unix/Solaris, Linux operating systems

Experience with MySQL Stored Routines or Oracle PL/SQL

Experience with database security features

Excellent ability to troubleshoot by various methods inclusive of reading application and system logs

Experience with MySQL or Oracle Backup/Recovery, Replication, Load Balancing, Scaling, and Performance Tuning is desirable

Desired Skills:
Experience with WebLogic or Apache Tomcat

Experience with Application Servers (HTTP Servers) - BEA WebLogic, Apache/Tomcat, Internet Protocols - HTTP/S, FTP, SMTP OS - Linux, WinNT, Win2K

Experience with Oracle *SQL **Secure Shell (SSH)

Minimum of 1-2 years general DB Monitoring

Additional Information


Security Clearance Level

Security Clearance Basis
Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)

Security Clearance Polygraph

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Job Function
Information Technology

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