DevOps Database Administrator, Lead - 33152 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/12/2020

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Job Description

The EBS DevOps DBA will perform the following tasks and also function as the technical lead DBA across both the Developer DBAs and the Operations DBAs. The following tasks may/will be performed by the DevOps DBA:

Job Description

  • Perform daily database administration tasks including monitoring, troubleshooting, and remediation activities
  • Plan and conduct structured testing of database designs to confirm functionality and performance, optimize and tune database schemas, stored procedures, triggers, dynamic queries, and work with developers to implement complete solutions.
  • Develop and maintain database integrity, security, High Availability, Disaster Recovery planning.
  • Implement DB deployment automation and automation of routine DB administration tasks using DevOps automation technologies.
  • Actively participate in the requirements specification process with project teams to gain experience help define technical requirements, scope, and limitations.
  • Maintain and implement database change control, release process for all production and non-production environments.
  • Participate in ongoing monthly and quarterly maintenance activities including patching cycles, upgrade cycles, security and auditing cycles
  • Ability to work in a in a global team, interacting/coordinating with colleagues across the world to ensure highest levels of service.
  • Communicate clearly in coordinating with infra IT teams and support groups to troubleshoot and resolve database issues and escalations, or to perform builds and deployments.
  • Maintaining and contributing to internal team-knowledge documents/runbooks and SMTD and DB development based on policies, guidelines and standards.


  • Must have administration experience within a Linux environment
  • Experience working with the Agile methodology, with an Agile mindset and the ability to take initiative, tackle complex problems and take responsibility
  • Experience working in a Hybrid cloud environment preferred
  • Experience with AWS technical essentials such as RDS, EC2, S3, security and networking.
  • Experience with containerization using Docker and orchestration with tools such as Kubernetes, Swarm, OpenShift, etc

Security Clearance: Secret

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