Senior Database Administrator - SQL Server

General Dynamics Information Technology Huntsville, Alabama 35801
JOB ID: 2017-31259 10/9/2017 6:18:44 AM

   

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Job Description

This position supports United States Army Corps of Engineers; Metering Data Management Service (MDMS). The MDMS provides managers at all levels within the Army the ability to analyze and track energy performance of buildings according to their area of responsibility. Examples include individual facility operations, multiple facilities associated with a certain organization, installation or mission; facilities constructed using a common standard design/energy savings technology; or all facilities served by a centrally managed program. Meter data combined with and other relevant (contextual) information offers a powerful tool for prioritizing facilities for action, motivating conservation behavior, justifying energy project investment and validating energy project effectiveness.

Responsible for designing, planning, implementing and administering databases, including security, access, and documentation.

1. Participates in the design, maintenance, enhancement, coding, and administration of relational databases.

2. Analyzes and determines information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.

3. Coordinates new data development ensuring consistency and integration with existing data warehouse structure.

4. Reviews business requests for data and data usage, researches data sources for new and better data feeds.

5. Participates in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality, including performing proactive maintenance such as ensuring continued space availability, monitoring activity, and documenting problems, changes, and solutions.

6. Coordinates testing of designed applications.

7. Assignments may include design of data dictionaries, database structure and layout, installing, upgrading, and managing database applications.

8. Provides guidance and work leadership to less experienced analysts, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

9. Stay current on vendors' best security practices in relation to organizational requirements.

10. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

11. Participates in special projects as required.

Education

Bachelors Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Qualifications

8-10 years of related database analysis and/or administration experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Strong experience with SQL Server Database Administration

• Some Oracle experience preferred

• Experience in a Windows 2008 / Windows 7 /Windows 2012 development environment

•Experience with virtual environments and clustered environments.

• Ability and willingness to continue to expand knowledge and experience; be detail oriented; and prioritize and complete assigned tasks within required deadlines.

• Self-starter, self-directed with the ability to work in a dynamic fast paced environment.

• Exceptional problem solving and decision making capabilities to include troubleshooting technical issues, resolving project issues and challenges, understanding user requirements and developing creative solutions for process improvement.

• Prior military experience preferred.

Must meet the Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8570.01 "Information Assurance Training, Certification, and Workforce Management" and DoD 8570-M "Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program" requirements.

A DoD Secret security clearance or higher......or be able to obtain and maintain.
An SSBI will be initated after starting work.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Security:Secret

Location: Huntsville, AL - Alabama


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