Database Administrator - 36075 in Springfield, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/6/2021

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Job Description

Position Summary

Alion is looking for a Database Administrator to join our team in Springfield, VA and contribute to “Many Moves Ahead" on exciting programs for NGA. The Database Administrator (DBA) works with software and determines ways to organize and store data. The DBA supports the creation, maintenance, backup, querying, tuning, user rights administration, and security of business and mission databases.

•    Identifies user requirements for business and mission databases, sets-up, tests and coordinates necessary modifications to database systems. 
•    Understands the platform on which the database runs and ensures the performance of the database system. 
•    Plans and coordinates security measures -data integrity, backup systems, and database security. 
•    Provides technical expertise in the use of the Database Management System (DBMS). 
•    Defines file organization, indexing methods, and security procedures for specific user applications. 
•    Assists with managing database projects. 
•    Coordinates changes, tests, and provides implementation approaches for databases and database management systems. 
•    Plans, coordinates, and recommends security measures to safeguard databases.  

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher, in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline with at least 2-4 years of relevant experience. Education and work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Previous working experience in government or industry, within Database Administration.  
  • One plus years experience with AWS cloud services.  Four years experience working database administration.
  • One or more of the following certifications:  
  • IBM Certified Advanced Database Administrator - DB2 10.1 for Linux, Unix and Windows
  • IBM Certified Database Administrator - DB2 10.1 for Linux, Unix, and Windows]
  • Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional
  • Oracle MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator Certified Professional
  • MCSA SQL Server 2012
  • MCSE Data Platform Solutions 
  • DOD8570 and AWS certification desired
  • An active Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info (SCI) clearance with ability to obtain Poly


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

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