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Job #: R-00023497
Location: Windsor Mill, MD
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation is seeking Database Administrators, contingent upon award, in the Windsor Mill area of Baltimore, MD.

Leidos has established a strong partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that spans more than 30 years. Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, the mission of the SSA is to deliver quality Social Security services to the public. In 2019, it is estimated that approximately 64 million Americans will receive over one trillion dollars in Social Security benefits. Through its current contract, the Information Technology Support Services Contract II (ITSSC II), Leidos provides strategic and tactical planning, project management services, and operations and maintenance support for more than 1,000 applications, close to 550 Petabytes (PB) of data, and over 1,800 databases. Our software engineers provide new development support utilizing Agile practices across a variety of platforms including mainframe, midrange, Windows, Linux, Unix, and the Cloud. Software languages used include Java, Angular, Node.JS, Python, and .Net. Database technologies currently in use on the program include DB2, Oracle, SQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB. Focus areas include Data Analytics, Fraud Prevention, Electronic Health Records, Infrastructure Modernization, and Digital Transformation.  Other leading-edge technologies that are being explored and utilized on the program include Robotics Process Automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

There are various Data Administrator opportunities we are looking to fill.  Please see some additional details on potential opportunities we are currently taking applications for.

Program Overview Details:

Under the ITSSC II program, Leidos supports the full range of IT integration services supporting a multi-platform computing environment, including: information systems modernization initiatives, software engineering, project management, infrastructure services, data warehousing, database administration, research, planning, security, federal enterprise architecture initiatives, and all levels of Internet, Intranet and Web portal initiatives and migrating legacy architecture to web-based platforms.

Potential Position Titles:

Big Data Administrator 

Expert MongoDB DBA 

PostgreSQL Database Administrator 

Potential KEY Required Skills (Not ALL Required- Skills based on specific role):

  • Mongo Community Edition, AWS, Ansible
  • Advanced Expert PostgreSQL Database Administrator/Architect
  • In depth knowledge of PostgreSQL Architecture
  • Experience with replication
  • Python Development
  • Considered a leader in the field
  • Experience in MapReduce programming with Hortonworks Hadoop and Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and with processing large data stores
  • Ability to show flexibility, initiative, and innovation when dealing with ambiguous and fast paced situations
  • Experience with Hortonworks Hadoop, Amazon EMR, Amazon S3, Spark, DEVOPS, Flexibility and Initiative, RHLinux
  • Red Hat IDM

Basic Qualifications:

  • May be scheduled for after hours on-call support and will be required to apply production packages during non-peak hours. (ALL ROLES)
  • Bachelors and 7 years of related experience or Master’s Degree or higher preferred with 5 years of advanced IT experience or professional IT certifications. 

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Job Family:

Database Management


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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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