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Job #: R-00105671
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Civilian Health Solutions Group has an opening for a Cloud DBA to support a large healthcare contract.

Leidos is hiring an energetic, motivated, innovative individual to be a part of our team supporting Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in Baltimore, MD. The Cloud DBA works closely with the Program team to manage, maintain, and optimize application’s data and infrastructure that support CMS and the public. You will deliver solutions that ultimately ensure that the functions of Medicare, Medicaid, and Marketplace are carried out for the US citizen and contribute to efforts to reduce healthcare costs.

The role of Cloud DBA will require you to develop solutions that are highly innovative and achieved through research and integration of best practices. Influence development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results while also leading work of other technical staff. You will resolve highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning, and interpretation. You will interact daily with various technical resources across different vendors which are fulfilling technical requirements for the customer.

The current work environment is remote leveraging various tools such as Slack, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Successful candidate will be a member of a cross functional team comprised of well-rounded engineers who can learn new skills rapidly and work across multiple functional domains to carry out end-to-end delivery of infrastructure services. 

  • Work closely with Leidos Engineering and Operations staff as well as the customer’s application owners to solve technical problems at the network, system and application levels.

  • Help design, test and deploy technical solutions that are innovative and that leverage new both technologies and new methods to shape customer operations. 

  • You will have the opportunity to grow in your career as you help us to grow in our value and breadth of services to CMS.

  • Responsible and accountable for following up on incidents, changes, and application release problems through the management channels.

  • The Cloud Database Administrator works closely with the Integrated Service Delivery (ISD) teams to manage, maintain and optimize application’s data and infrastructure that support CMS and public health.  You will maintain and deliver solutions that ultimately ensure that the functions of Medicare, Medicaid, and the Marketplace are carried out for the US citizen and contribute to efforts to reduce healthcare costs. 

  • Assist in the creation of KPI’s and alerting thresholds for meaningful database metrics.

  • Ensure availability, reliability, and security and performance of the databases; and reporting them to owners in a timely manner.

  • Must be a team player, but able to work independently on large, complex projects and assignments in fast paced environment. 

  • Participate in on-call rotation and respond to incident alerts. 

  • Conduct large scale data migration and validation.

  • Leads database, data migration, and data orchestration activities across multiple platforms, supporting and communicating with customers and other stakeholders.

  • Provide leadership in problem determination/analysis, isolating system problems utilizing diagnostic and system management tools.

  • Promote automation and monitoring/alerting for full visibility of database systems and applications.

  • Always provide professional and courteous service with excellent verbal and written communications skills. 

  • Model inclusive leadership to teammates by building diversity into activities and meetings.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree and 5+ years of experience RDS family types, Data Warehouses, object storage (including data lakes), and file systems in AWS and Azure.  Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • Experience in migrating on-premise databases to cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Oracle Cloud, etc

  • Expert in multiple relational/non-relational and object database platforms and schemas.  Understands modeling and optimization of said platforms.

  • Extensive experience with cloud database services and proficient in programming languages such as python and shell scripting, etc.

  • Strong and relevant experience in cloud technologies, cloud services, IaC, cloud storage, cloud networking and cloud security.

  • Strong knowledge and experience with Cloud IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS offerings.

  • Experience with database and large-scale data migrations.

  • Experience working with sensitive data (e.g., PHI/PII) and ensuring all data is secured to meet CMS security requirements.

  • Knowledge of cloud-based security tools, best practices and policies including demonstrated experience protecting all layers of the application stack.

  • Knowledge of the Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC).

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to manage conflict effectively.

  • Ability to adapt and be productive in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills supporting multiple stakeholders and business operations.

  • Self-starter, self-managed, and a team player.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cloud certification (e.g., AWS Solutions Architect Associate, Azure Administrator).

  • Experience with automation tools (e.g., Jenkins, Ansible).

  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools (e.g., Kubernetes, Docker).

  • Agile-based knowledge and skill, including experience with Scrum Ceremonies and work management tools (e.g., (JIRA, Confluence).

  • Security Skills—Knowledge of information assurance compliance and information security basics.

  • Development Skills – Programming/development experience including use of VCS (e.g. Git) and deployment best practices in multi-tier environment.

Required Clearance

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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