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Job #: R-00003943
Location: McLean, VA
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

The Data Administrator defines, documents, implements, and maintains a multiple security enclave data environment, including on-premises and cloud, and in a Government IC environment. This role provides technical expertise with handling and preparing various types of media for data ingest and processing. This role implements secure data storage, access, and transfer capabilities. This individual collaborates across a team of Data Scientists and Data Engineers to design and produce work products, recommends long range (strategic) requirements, write operational guidelines and ensures adherence to guidelines and government policies. This position also requires the ability to resolve complex problems across multi-domain systems.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for installation, configuration, administration, support and maintenance of systems, including associated vendor or FOSS database products
  • Updating to new systems, as well as support on current systems by tuning performance, allocating storage space, and implementing critical system patches
  • Operate and Maintain complex data ingest and subscription environments consisting of different data sources
  • Perform Extract, Transformation, Load (ETL) tasks as needed to prepare data for use by other teams
  • Knowledge of infrastructure to includes on-premises and cloud resources in order to do work and provide recommendations
  • Work with cross-discipline teams in order to ensure connectivity between various databases and systems
  • Ensure all processes follow policy, recommend solutions to risks, apply in-depth technical knowledge to communicate requirements and recommendations to resolve issues to customer and program senior leadership

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires Masters with 15 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13 - 16 years of prior relevant experience.

Basic Qualifications
  • Experience applying expertise on multiple complex work assignments.
  • Experience supporting a broad range of assignments requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
  • Experience developing methodologies and presenting solutions to problems.
  • Experience contributing to deliverables and meeting performance metrics.
  • Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with polygraph.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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