Abacus Technology is in need of a Database Administator/Data Manager to support relational database administration, to include organization and formatting of data for efficient query and storage processes along with relational database programming in an enterprise environment. This is a full-time position located in Northern VA.
This is a prospective position that we’ve posted with the intention of building a pipeline of candidates based on submitted proposals and pending contract awards.
Maintain the integrity, security and availability of multiple databases. Disaster recovery, performance analysis and tuning, index maintenance, and monitoring of data integrity. Develop and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database. Evaluate and recommend database management system (DBMS) products. Organize and format data for efficient query and storage processes. Define, review, evaluate, manage, organize, design and maintain company database(s) and conceptual, logical, and physical data models. Design, implement, and maintain complex databases. Maintain database dictionaries and integration of system. Develop long-range requirements for database administration and design. Prepare activity and progress reports regarding database management. Estimate resource and staffing impacts of implementation alternatives. Assign technical support team staff members to database management initiatives. Assure that database information can be shared, understood, accessed and is accurate. Assess customer requirements, evaluate alternatives and develop recommendations. Advise customer on issues regarding full life cycle or data from design to production to maintenance, and including conversion, migration, translation, and data quality assurance. Advise and assist on establishing and implementing administrative policies and procedures, on technical problems, on priorities, and on methods.
Positions available at multiple experience levels including entry (0-3 years), mid (3-6 years), junior (7-10 years), senior (11-14 years), and principal (15+ years). Bachelor’s in a related field; Master’s degree preferred for principal-level position. Experience with Oracle, SQL Server, SYBASE, and other DBMS Database and Application server administration. Experience with projecting long-range requirements for database administration in conjunction with other managers in the information systems function as well as business function managers. Experience managing/leading databases on classified networks and a working knowledge about geospatially enabled database requirements. Must have good communication skills and an ability to conceptualize experience within database relationships using diagrams and explain how databases interact with one another. Able to work independently or as part of a team and interact professionally within all levels of an organization. Must be a US citizen. Must hold a current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility (TS/SCI).
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and/or polygraph examination and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.