Work may be performed remotely but worker must be available during working hours in Mountain Time
JOB TITLE: Database Administrator


DESCRIPTION:
Position Titleatabase Administrator
Location: Herndon, VA
Status: US Citizen
Clearance: Background Investigation

o Responsible for designing, planning, implementing and administering databases, including security, access, and documentation.

1. Participates in the d esign, maintenance, enhancement, coding, and administration of relational databases.
2. Analyzes and determines information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.

3. Coordinates new data development ensuring consistency and integration with existing data warehouse structure.
4. Reviews business requests for data and data usage, researches data sources for new and better data feeds.
5. Participates in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality, including performing proactive maintenance such as ensuring continued space availability, monitoring activity, and documenting problems, changes, and solutions.

6. Assists with testing applications from a database perspective
7. Assignments may include design of data dictionaries, database structure and layout, installing, upgrading, and managing database applications.

8. May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced Analysts.
9. Stay current on vendors' best security practices in relation to organizational requirements.
10. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
11. Participates in special projects as required.



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

5-8 years of related software development experience.

Experience as a Database Administrator for Microsoft SQL Server.
Experience with Disaster Recovery and COOP.
o Maintain, update, and tune Microsoft SQL Server on a clustered server serving production enterprise applications

Work may be performed remotely but worker must be available during working hours in Mountain Time