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Job #: R-00026368
Location: Suitland, MD
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

  • Join Leidos' NMIC Information Technology Enterprise Services (NITES) team and serve as the Database Administrator for the Maritime Intelligence Environment (MIE) Systems Support Task. All work is performed onsite in Suitland, MD.  An active TS/SCI clearance is required to be considered for this position. 


    The Database Administrator will provide highly technical expertise in providing business application solutions.  The DBA will utilize their understanding of hardware/software, communication environments and related peripheral equipment. The DBA will specify proper types of file organization, indexing methods, and security procedures and advise contractor project teams on the design of complex databases (e.g., schema and subschema details). The DBA will define specialized aspects of user's data base administrator documentation and perform detailed comparisons of various data base systems. 

    Additional responsibilities include: 

    *Advising contractor project teams on the design of complex databases (e.g., schema and subschema details) 

    *Defining specialized aspects of user's data base administrator documentation and performing detailed comparisons of various data base systems. 

    *Providing expertise in data storage systems

    *Developing backup and archival policies and procedures

    *Configuring storage systems software to meet requirements

    *Performing administration tasks (installing, maintaining, monitoring, recovering, rebuilding, upgrading, patching and performance tuning)

    *Implementing software solutions for performance enhancement, job scheduling and increased user capability

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    BS in CS, Engineering, Data Management or related discipline and 4+ years of relevant experience OR a MS and 2+ years of experience; additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree 

    Active TS/SCI clearance  

    4+ years of experience with database administration 

    2+ years of DBA experience with Linux /UNIX (Solaris 10+) environments including shell script development and debugging 

    Experience with database tuning to accommodate complex queries against large databases with an excess of a million records 

    SQL and PL-SQL programming/scripting skills 

    Experience with interconnection of content repositories  

    Knowledge of cloud services and data storage  

    Security+(CE), GSEC or SSCP industry certification (or education) is required prior to start date 

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Cloud Data Warehouse (e.g. Redshift) 

    Experience with Oracle ASM and clustering

    Familiar with Database Security Accreditation processes (STIGs, etc)  

    Experience with Exadata systems administration and performance tuning 

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI



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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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