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Job #: R-00055050
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an innovative Database Administrator (DBA) to serve as the front office technical lead in maintaining the established database. This position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph in order to be considered. This position is located in the Reston, VA area.

As the main technical resource for this small office, the DBA will provide a technical perspective and identify opportunities for updates and efficiencies where possible. Additionally, the group is open to recommendations for process and technological improvements if the DBA identifies a better solution that can fulfill their needs. The office manages day-to-day business operations for a range of groups and divisions, planning and allocating fiscal resources, and ensuring resources are aligned with program priorities. The database aggregates financial data from multiple sources, including Cognos and Excel. The database translates transactional data into execution reporting, which is sent to multiple stakeholders within the component at the division and group levels.

Primary Responsibilities: The DBA will maintain the budget execution Access database for multiple groups and divisions. They will manage daily tasks related to the execution database such as importing and mapping data. The DBA will modify existing databases to improve functionality and facilitate reconciliations. They will identify technical and programmatic impacts on the database and communicate those impacts to management and leads. The DBA will document technical and programmatic matters supporting stakeholders, collaborate with multiple groups, both internally and externally, and provide support to leadership as assigned. They will respond to database questions and issues in a timely manner. The DBA will also extract data to assist leadership with metrics reporting.

Mandatory Skills:

  • Requires a BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

  • Demonstrated experience developing database requirements and CONOPS.

  • Demonstrated experience analyzing database output.

  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting database issues.

  • Demonstrated experience with manipulation techniques such as VLOOKUP, IFSUM formulas and power pivots.

  • Demonstrated experience with excel-based reporting templates.

  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated experience managing and maintaining MS Access databases.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience creating tables, charts, and graphics for metrics reporting.

  • Demonstrated experience briefing program information to varied audiences.

  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Demonstrated experienced using financial system of record and reporting tools.

  • Demonstrated experience using analytic skills to support budget formulation exercises.

  • Demonstrated experience with configuration management.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Database Management

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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 39,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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