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Job #: R-00071184
Location: Quantico, VA
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Navy Service Management, Integration and Transport (SMIT) program.  This is an eight-year, $7.7 billion contract that is responsible for maintaining and modernizing the main global network of the Navy and Marine Corps. In support of this exciting program, Leidos is looking to hire a Senior Database Server Design Engineer in Quantico, VA.

Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport(SMIT), the Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.

Job Description
The selected candidate will assist the Government Lead in the daily engineering duties on systems. Additional job duties and responsibilities include:

  • Determine current levels of system and application resource utilization and performance.

  • Construct analytical models describing utilization and performance at multiple levels.

  • Develop workload projection methodologies to estimate future resource requirements.

  • Analyze the impact of new technologies on processor and peripheral utilization and performance.

  • Perform workload sizing for new and existing applications.

  • Support the implementation of hardware and software upgrades.

  • Construct capacity plans.

  • Develop and implement systems to analyze and report levels of utilization and performance.

  • Oversee storage of capacity and performance data.

  • Recommend parameters to regulate the relative utilization levels of workloads.

  • Support the measurement and reporting of service level objectives. Support disaster recovery sizing activities and capacity management audits.

  • Perform database server design, server file structures, design, retrieval and access methods; database modules structures design and integration; database schema design and optimization, query analysis, index design and optimization, and refactoring; and database performance analysis and tuning, tracing, and profiling. 

  • Execute security updates in accordance with Government procedures for directory services.

  • Complete system and database integration with virtualization; specifically, but not limited to, VMware and Hyper-V. Perform system integration and server installation on various server hardware.

  • Provide database engineering designs to support enterprise services. 

  • Monitor and optimize replication speed of database services.

  • Oversee Rights Management Services for administrators, users and groups and Windows PowerShell scripting. 

  • Design application networking ports and protocols, Information Assurance (IA), routing and Local Area Network (LAN). 

  • Perform integration with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates and network accounts to support two-factor authentication for all Active Directory (AD) domain account categories and eliminate the need for password-based authentication.

  • Implement Directory Services providing authentication to enterprise applications and trusted relationships between users, devices, applications, services, and other resources throughout the network.

  • Utilize the capacity management tool set.

  • Assist with the development and integration of identity and access management requirements such as ForeFront Identity Manager, Oracle/Sun Identity, and Access Management.

  • Possess ability to operate and integrate all of the following tools: Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL), Oracle, Database management systems (DBMS), Microsoft and Linux OS technologies.

  • Perform system integration using patch management, software distribution, and operating system deployment tools including WSUS (Windows Server Update Services), System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012, HBSS, and external storage devices utilizing Logical Unit Numbers (LUNs), quota distribution and File sharing. Perform Backup (Disaster Recovery) using automated tools like NetbackUp. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business, or related field and a minimum of 10 years of Experience

  • IASAE II Certification

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Experience using Windows 2008 R2/2012 R2 Platforms solutions. Experience writing code (C, C#, VB.Net, Java) and proficiency with RDBMS databases (SQL and Oracle).

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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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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