Are you interested in taking your IT career around the globe supporting vital missions in exciting locations? See the world with Leidos’ CITS III program! Our team provides communications and IT services to support international joint force commands making our world a safer place. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement US AFRICOM’s mission objectives.
LEIDOS has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Database Administrator (DBA). This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, US AFRICOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany. This position is required to travel OCONUS.
Candidate must have an Adjudicated Secret Clearance and a CompTIA Security + (IAT Level II or greater) certificate and a MCSA or MCSE Certification to be considered.
We are looking for a successful candidate to support database systems and applications on a geographically dispersed Enterprise network with multiple types of servers and server applications. Knowledge and experience in major relational database languages and applications, such as Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server is a necessary a well. You will be responsible for database server administration functions supporting a global Active Directory infrastructure in a mixed environment and requires a strong technical foundation in database structure, configuration, installation, operation and maintenance. You will be asked to demonstrate the ability to pay keen attention to detail, possess a strong customer service orientation, and have the ability to work as part of a team. Will provide database administration (DBA) support services, to include Tier 2 level expertise, as well as the planning, implementation, and monitoring of patching services for physical and virtual solutions. Monitoring and maintaining databases. Perform requested changes, updates and modifications to database structure and data, ensure technical modifications do not adversely affect database integrity, stability and system availability. Implementing solutions for database backup and recovery infrastructure. May provide work direction and guidance to others.
More About the Role:
The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner. The candidate will be required to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts. The candidate must be experienced in interfacing with both client managers and system users.
Provide database administration to include data backups, schema development and maintenance, and database/OS upgrades. Support to Operations and Exercises Microsoft SQL databases.
Additionally, the DBA will provide remote support and/or travel to customer servers and sites as required.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Currently hold an adjudicated Secret Clearance and be able to maintain
BA/BS + 5 years recent specialized or AA/AS +7 years recent specialized or a major cert + 9 years recent specialized or 11 years of recent specialized experience
CompTIA Security + (IAT Level II or greater)
An active MCSA or MCSE Certification
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
ITIL v3 – Foundation
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
Automation using Microsoft PowerShell, VBScript, or batch files
Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs
Experience working in VmWare ESXi environments
Experience with network storage (SAN/NAS)
Experience with enterprise backup solutions
Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards
Work perks include:
- Paid relocation to/from OCONUS location
- Overseas living allowance(s) and other OCONUS pay
- Foreign Earned Income Tax Exemption
- Benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance; paid time off; 401k with company match; etc.
- Base access (Exchange, dining, post office, commissary access, etc.)
- Thriving Expat Community
Pay Range:Pay Range $63,050.00 - $97,000.00 - $130,950.00
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.
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 46,000 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 www.Leidos.com.
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