SQL Database Systems Administrator

Location: Sterling, VA, United States
Date Posted: 10-25-2017
JOB SUMMARY
The role of the Systems Database Engineer will be to maintain the SQL database for the Desktop Initiative Solution. The DBA will be responsible for day-to-day Operations & Sustainment of the SQL database. The DBA will also be responsible for assisting in the development of patches and executing the implementation of those patches into the Production environment and standard weekly maintenance of the SQL DB. The DBA will work hand-in-hand with System Administrators, DTF engineers, and Engineering in all things respective of the SQL Database. This position will report to the Manager O&S Support. 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Tier II – III O&S responsibility of the SQL Server 2014 database
  • Provide leadership, expertise and strategic guidance on critical data systems that span multiple systems and groups
  • Serve as the escalation point for all database issues related to the Desktop Initiative Solution
  • Work with the DTF, Engineer and Transition teams on the development of patches that will be applied to the Production system
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Microsoft SQL Server computers and associated jobs and processes.
  • Monitor performance of SQL Server and database infrastructure (including storage) using various performance tools.
  • Ensure problems and error conditions are promptly and appropriately addressed.
  • Establish and maintain configuration and recovery documentation for designated systems.
  • Assist with SQL Server installation, database migrations, upgrades and updates, and hardware implementations.
  • Deploy SQL Server stored procedure changes or scripts as needed to various environments.
  • Manage SQL Server permissions
  • Research and resolve SQL Server issues as required.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • MCSA: SQL Server (2012/2014 preferred, but 2008 accepted
  • Day-to-Day sustainment of a MS SQL environment
  • System administration of Windows based solution
  • O&S experience in the following disciplines:
  • SQL Server (2014 experience preferred)
  • Microsoft Server (2012 R2 experience preferred)
  • Technical documentation skills
  • 8570 compliant certified (Within 90 days of hire)
Desired: 
  • PowerShell Scripting
  • VDI Environment
  • Citrix Xen Desktop 7.x
  • Basic Knowledge of Dell Networking Appliances
  • Basic Knowledge of Cisco Security Appliances
  • Microsoft DHCP/DNS Server
  • Active Directory
  • MCSE: Data Platform or MCSE Business Intelligence
 
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience
  • TS/SCI w/ Full Scope Poly
  • 8570 compliant certified (Within 90 days of hire)
 
 
 
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