Senior Database Administrator

1901 Group

www.1901group.com

Name
Stacey Jewell

Email
stacey.jewell@1901group.com

Job Description

Job Title: Sr. Database Administrator

Location: Blacksburg, VA

Clearance Required: Eligibility for a Government Public Trust (SF-85) background investigation (US Citizenship required)

***This position is contingent upon contract award***

ABOUT 1901 GROUP:

1901 Group provides IT services through the use of an integrated cloud-based platform that enables monitoring, management, and optimization of IT environments that span on-premise, co-location, and cloud computing environments.  Our “as a service” model (XaaS) embeds all of the people, processes and technology necessary to deliver highly efficient IT services on a 24x7x365 basis.   

PURPOSE OF JOB:

The Senior Database Administrator will be part of a strategically important area of our business and will work with a team of database administrators and system integrators maintaining corporate and customer database systems.  This position offers exposure to leading edge database technologies and high availability systems infrastructure with growth and advancement potential into increasing levels of leadership and responsibilities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides all activities related to the administration of computerized databases.
  • Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design in conjunction with other managers in the information systems function.
  • Designs, creates, and maintains databases in a client/server environment.
  • Conducts quality control and auditing of databases in a client/server environment to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.
  • Advises users on access to various client/server databases.
  • Designs, implements, and maintains complex databases with respect to JCL, access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods.
  • Applies knowledge and experience with database technologies, development methodologies, and front-end (e.g., COGNOS)/back-end programming languages (e.g., SQL). Performs database programming and supports systems design.
  • Includes maintenance of database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, file design and storage, and integration of systems through database design.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 7 years of Database administration and management
  • Installation, patching, upgrading, configuration, management and trouble-shooting databases.
  • Manage Database Objects, Perform Configuration, Patch, and Performance Tuning, Manage Capacity, Free space, and Logs
  • Experience with Powershell scripting, SQL, ANSI or other standard SQL/DDL
  • Experience with database tuning, backup and recovery
  • Experience with Oracle Solaris and Windows Operating Systems

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in network operations and/or infrastructure operations
  • Experience with Agile software development
  • Experience with transformation from legacy technologies

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Education Requirement

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/TRAINING:

Required:

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:

Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area with overhead lighting. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

This position profile incorporates the core responsibilities of the job.  It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed, and that not all responsibilities may be carried out depending on operational needs.  Nothing in this profile restricts management’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

1901 Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

1901 Group offers a full package of benefits and competitive salary, excellent group medical, vision and dental programs, life insurance and short term/long term disability coverage, 401K savings plan; employee training, development and education programs; advancement opportunities; and much more!

1901 Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

1901 Group “Contingent” offers for employment may stipulate that one or more requirements be satisfied before final commitment between candidate and 1901 Group is established; namely, award of contract to the 1901 Group.  Contingent requirements vary and may also include, but not be limited to additional factors (i.e., the position still being available after negotiations with the Government; final approval of your qualifications by the Government; or ability to successfully acquire and/or transfer a DoD security clearance)

U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

1901 Group is a drug free workplace.

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