Abacus Technology

Database Specialist

Job Locations SA-Riyadh
Posted Date 1 year ago(4/13/2021 4:22 PM)
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Abacus Technology is seeking a Database Specialist to provide technical support for the U.S. military in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).  This is a full-time position located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


Plan, develop, implement, and administer information systems for the acquisition, storage, and retrieval of data.  Analyze and recommend data requirements and specifications.  Design, normalize, develop, install, and implement databases.  Provide maintenance, monitoring, performance tuning, and backup and recovery for databases.  Install, configure, and maintain database management systems software.  Analyze and plan for anticipated changes in data capacity requirements.  Develop and administer data standards, policies, and procedures.  Develop and implement data mining and data warehousing programs.  Evaluate and provide recommendations on new database technologies and architectures.  Ensure the rigorous application of information security/cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of data management services.  Perform Microsoft SharePoint administration duties.  Provide technical support for the SharePoint environment including assessment and implementation of new capabilities.  Configure SharePoint services and settings.  Document SharePoint configuration and architecture.  Manage site quotas and file size limits.  Review and monitor usage reports.  Manage content databases and create new ones as required.  Administer and maintain sites.  Manage site layout structure and content.  Provide SharePoint support to end users.


5+ years experience in database administration and management.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Must be able to meet DoD 8570 requirements for IAT Level II (e.g. Security+, CCNA-Security).  Experience with Oracle or SQL Server 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.  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 U.S. Citizen with an active DoD Secret clearance and willing to relocate to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Applicants selected will be subject to any Executive Orders regarding vaccination mandates for Federal government contractors.




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