Senior Database Analyst (NCI: Database Administrator, Senior)
NCI Information Systems, Inc. - Washington, DC

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NCI: As a Senior Database Analyst, 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 experience.

Highlights of Responsibilities:
Provides database and migration, system administration, data analysis, and Tier 3 Service Desk technical support.

Collaborates with development team in the installation of patches and releases in SIT, Training, Production, and Data Migration environments.

Ensures that architectural, performance, and connectivity aspects of the system are designed and implemented efficiently and effectively.

Ensures the appropriate technical approach, standards, processes, and communication are followed.
Performs integration/security testing of the system and SQL scripting; database backups, and archiving.

Manages Apache, Tomcat and SQL Server database installation and configuration.

Maintains background stability of test, migration, training, and production environments.

Coordinates migration and off-hour activities -Reviews and assesses Database Structure, assists development team with consistent sound development, taking into account unique business rules.

Develops and analyzes advanced data queries, extracts and reports while providing continual data maintenance to ensure data integrity.

Defines requirements for Inbound and Outbound data exchange.

Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.

Schedules installations/upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies/procedures.

Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.

Conducts routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

Oversees 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.

Oversees the creation, modification, and deletion of user accounts; addition of software drivers; and connections of systems to the network.

Maintains documents (e.g. data dictionary, ERD) and enforces system administration policies and standard operating procedures.

Ensures long-term requirements of systems operations and administration are included in the overall information systems planning of the organization.

Responsible for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity of computer software.
Implemen ts operating system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system.

Must be able to obtain and maintain Department of Justice (DOJ) Minimum Background Investigation (MBI).

Bachelor's Degree in engineering, computer science, or related field.\

4 to 9 years System Administration and Database Administration.

3 years of experience with data analysis and service desk support.

Knowledge of Oracle and SQL -Must be able to provide after hour on-call and weekend support on a rotating schedule.

Must have excellent oral and written communication with team and customers.

Preferred Education and Experience:
ITIL certifications.

Database Administration certifications (Microsoft's MCTS, MCSE, MCDBA, MCITP, MCAS, Oracle's OCA, OCP and OCM or MySql's CMA, CMDEV and CMDBA).

Experience with database administration for Oracle Server -Experience with data architecture.

Experience with providing data analysis.

Experience with providing data architecture.

Experience 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 with New York Life Investment Management 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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