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Job #: R-00027575
Location: Lanham, MD
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Leidos Civil team has an opening for a Technical Lead / Database Administrator to work on a high priority government system, on a high- energy team with technical challenges of interest for all.

Development environment is chiefly a Java-centric J2EE XML shop.  Unix/Linux, Java, Eclipse, XML, XSD, XSLT, a large database and repository.  There are C/C++ components as well

  • Unix/Linux/Windows
  • 10 TB Oracle database
  • Eclipse IDE
  • IBM WebSphere Portal
  • XML Schema, XSL Stylesheets
  • Java, Javascript, html, Jython, J2EE
  • Web Services via Service Oriented Architecture
  • Oracle Databases/SQL (10 Terabyte database)
  • Agile Design Methodology, 7Rational ClearCase or ClearQuest
  • jBoss Middleware
  • Ant and JACL - Scripting
  • Middleware Testing toolset

There is also a component to extract/inject data from/to a mainframe using

  • A C/C++ interface
  • IBM DB2 database


  • Design stable, reliable and effective databases
  • Implement database version dependent best practices and operating procedures including shutdown/start-up procedures
  • Optimize and maintain legacy systems
  • Modify databases according to requests and perform tests
  • Solve database usage issues and malfunctions
  • Liaise with developers to improve applications and establish best practices
  • Gather user requirements and identify new features
  • Research and suggest new database products, services and protocols
  • Install, upgrade, and migrate database or related DB components installation/upgrade/migrate
  • Execute transmittals and packages

Required Skills:

  • Proven work experience as a Database developer for 12+ years
  • In-depth understanding of data management (e.g. permissions, recovery, security and monitoring)
  • Knowledge of software development and user interface web applications
  • Hands on experience with SQL, Oracle, and DB2
  • Familiarity working with .Net Framework, JavaScript, HTML, and XML
  • An ability to understand user requirements
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills, and organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Significant experience (5 – 10 years) of working with large scale/systems of systems/portfolio systems integration programs
  • BS degree in Computer Science or relevant field

Clearance to work for the government:

The applicant must be able to be cleared by the US Government via a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI)

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Other Clearance



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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Database Management

About Leidos

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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