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Job #: R-00027344
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Business Systems Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Litigation Support Staff at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC is in need of a SQL Server Database Administrator with a specific skill set to work with our database administrators for up to 2 years (through Dec 2021) or longer.



  • Install and configure new Microsoft SQL Server instances, including AlwaysOn availability groups and failover clustering.
  • Install SQL Server service packs and updates.
  • Configure and manage SQL Security settings and apply STIG settings.
  • Make system design recommendations according to Microsoft SQL Server best practices.
  • Manage database backup & recovery & DR planning.
  • Create, modify, and optimize SQL Server Agent jobs and maintenance plans. 
  • Proactively monitor SQL Server maintenance tasks, troubleshoot failed jobs and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Utilize SQL Server Policy Based Management to validate configurations across the enterprise.
  • Troubleshoot application slowness and performance issues.
  • Responsible for T-SQL index & query tuning, and optimizing queries/indexes for very large databases, 30+ million record tables, multi-terabyte databases.
  • Responsible for database migrations and server upgrades.
  • Create and edit technical documentation as requested according to ATR standards.
  • Develop documentation and training of routine database administration tasks and train server operations staff on these tasks.
  • Responsible for ETL of large text files (1 TB +) into SQL Server
  • Author and modify SQL Server Reporting Services reports.
  • Responsible for SQL Server Capacity planning
  • Perform SQL Server integration with enterprise applications. 
  • T-SQL Programming
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned
  • Provide weekly status reports to Government management.
    • Operational Status Report - Report will include the operational status for the week, downtime, job failures, restores performed, other issues, etc.
    • Engineering Status Report- Report will include status updates on engineering tasks and projects.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's (or equivalent) plus 8+ years of experience, including  6+ years working as a Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA).
  • 6+ years w/ Development and integration of SQL database services in an enterprise environment.
  • 3+ years working w/ large databases (1 TB+)
  • 3+ years working in a clustered Windows environment.
  • 2+ years working w/ AlwaysOn Availability Groups.
  • 3+ years w/ SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • 3+ years w/ SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)


Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Familiarity supporting Litigation Support applications, specifically kCura Relativity 9/10.
  • Certified by Microsoft in SQL Server Database Administration.



External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Job Family:

Business Systems Analysis


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