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Job #: R-00118796
Location: Cleveland, OH
Category: SCA Systems Support
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Leidos is seeking a talented associate database administrator to support NASA’s data center infrastructure team at Glenn Research Center. The role is responsible for performing maintenance and assurance of security measures of the managed databases operating in the data center environment. Duties include monitoring and updating malware protection software to combat potential security breaches, creating account data for authorized individuals to access databases. Supports organizing databases so permitted users can find data efficiently and effectively. Projects long-range requirements for database administration in conjunction with other stakeholders in the information systems function. Supports creation and maintenance tasks against databases across multiple RDBMs platforms. Supports audit and quality control efforts against databases to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data. Provides user access to various databases using established processes and tools. Applies knowledge and experience with database technologies, development methodologies, and front-end (e.g., SQL Server & Oracle)/back-end programming languages (e.g., SQL). Performs database-level scripting and supports systems design. Includes maintenance of database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, file design, storage capacity and backup, and integration of systems through database design.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Extracting and/or loading data

  • Setting up cybersecurity measures

  • Ensuring all hardware and software are updated to current version

  • Authenticating data

  • Monitoring the performance of hardware and software

  • Configuring servers and databases for security posture, performance and redundancy/backup and restoration

  • Preserving data integrity

  • Ethically handling and securing private data

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or related field with 4-8 years of experience working in database infrastructure support operations.

  • Ability to obtain a NASA Public Trust clearance.

  • Familiarity with database queries

  • Knowledge of database design and theories

  • Knowledge of database structure languages, such as SQL or SQL/PSM

  • Experience with Windows & Linux server installation and maintenance

  • Familiarity with database management best practices

  • Knowledge of IT security best practices

  • Excellent attention to detail with problem-solving and critical thinking aptitude

  • Must be able to develop solutions to problems, as well as manage multiple issues at the same time.

  • Understanding and appropriately responding to feedback is an important aspect of this position.

  • Both oral and written communication skills are vital to relaying important information, training new staff members, and communicating about solutions to complex problems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or certification associated with MS SQL Server or Oracle RDBMS

  • Existing Public Trust clearance

  • NASA experience

Pay Range:

Pay Range -

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 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

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