The Leidos Defense Group has a career opportunity for a Jr. MS SQL Database Administrator in Stuttgart, Germany.
This program will provide our war fighters support in their mission to keep threats and vulnerabilities as low as possible by ensuring that their computer network is stable, undisrupted and secure so their lives and mission are not in jeopardy. This position will specifically support a Department of Defense (DoD) organization and will require some OCONUS travel.
•Install, configure, and manage multiple SQL server environments with high availability and disaster recovery, to include Monitoring, Analysis, Reporting, and Data Warehouse Services and solutions.
•Understand, write, and execute custom and third party SQL scripts.
•Execute, manage, and validate database server backups leveraging forward thinking concepts, processes, and technology that meet the organizations Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) and Recovery Time Objectives (RTO).
•Experience with Windows Server, Active Directory, System Center Operations Manager, System Center Service Manager, and McAfee products.
•Be responsible for operational management and implementation of upgrades and enhancements of the database environment supporting HBSS, Lync, SCCM, SCOM, Citrix, and SharePoint databases.
•Utilize troubleshoot techniques and analysis with SQL Server service outages and performance issues as they occur in real time.
•Identify and automate regular/daily processes, track new and reoccurring issues, and document changes defined by the organizations configuration management processes.
•Lifecycle of SQL performing routine SQL patch updates, applicable service packs, and new major versions as they are released.
•Understand Windows clustering technology to support various SQL clusters and SQL Always On Availability Groups.
•Use SRSS to provide reporting capability to meet customer needs across multiple network enclaves.
•Provide tier II and tier III level problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems.
•Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remain involved in the resolution process.
•Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
•Interface with both client managers and system users.
•Have a deep knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 R2 thru SQL 2019 and experience to include installation, configuration, upgrades, and maintenance of Microsoft database technologies.
•Bachelors’ Degree with 2+ years of applicable experience or additional relevant experience in lieu of Degree.
•MCSA certified on Server 2012, Server 2016 preferred.
•DOD 8570 IAT Level III or greater (CASP, etc.)
•MS SQL DBA experience (proficient in database technologies, securing databases, and applying best practices.)
•Understanding of server-client computing and relational databases.
•Experience with supporting SQL Server for Microsoft SharePoint, and VDI environments.
•Must have an active TS security clearance and able to obtain TS/SCI Clearance.
•ITIL v3 – Foundation.
•Automation using Microsoft PowerShell, VBScript, or batch files.
•Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs.
•Experience working in VmWare ESXi environments.
•Experience with network storage (SAN/NAS).
•Experience with enterprise backup solutions.
•Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards.
•Experience working with and supporting Cisco Routers and Switches.
External Referral Eligible
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.