• Database Administrator

    Job ID 2018-2476
    Job Locations
    US-DC-Washington
    Category
    IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes. Core competencies include:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Agile digital transformation
    • Advanced analytics
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions
    • Cyber security and information assurance
    • Fraud, waste and abuse
    • Engineering and logistics

    MF18

    NCI has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com 

     

    Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide.

    Responsibilities

    Highlights of Responsibilities:

    • Maintain highly visible production databases.
    • Maintain administration of existing enterprise databases
    • Analysis, design, and creation of new databases.
    • Perform data modeling,
    • Perform database optimization, performance tuning
    • Ability to interpret and write complex SQL queries.
    • Monitor systems for optimum performance and capacity constraints.
    • Establish standards and best practices for SQL.
    • Ability to work well in a team; willing to help out as needed.
    • Willingness to learn old/ new technology.

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • U.S. Citizens with the ability to successfully pass a Federal Government background investigation.
    • Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology related field.
    • 3 years of experience as a Database Administrator.
    • 3 years of experience with IBM UDB DB2 10.X or higher.
    • 3 years of experience with PostGreSQL and/or MySQL.
    • 3 years of experience with AIX and Linux operating systems.
    • Prior working experience within a Web environment and in a multi-contractor environment.
    • Be able to adjust to a flexible work schedule required to provide database on-call support evenings and weekends
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to adapt to changes quickly
    • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
    • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, proactive in communicating progress and issues, and able to manage time effectively to meet deadlines and prioritize workload.
    • SQL tuning to insure optimum performance;
    • Database recovery services when requested
    • Researching and implementing corrective action to resolve database problems reported;
    • Developing and maintaining AIX/Linux scripts used in overnight production to perform various database administration tasks, such as reorganizations;
    • Maintain documentation for database functions managed by the database administration group

     

    PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Advanced degree in an Information Technology related field.
    • Prior working experience with the following tools:
    • Database analysis and design;
    • UDB DB2 and SQL;
    • UDB DB2 Data Replication;
    • UDB DB2 system parameters;
    • Computer Associates’ ERWin modeling tool;
    • Quest Toad;
    • Tivoli Workload Manager;
    • ODBC and JDBC;
    • Scripting tools such as Korn Shell and Perl.

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