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Database Administrator

Full Time

NS2 Mission

Chantilly VA 20151 USA

Posted 08/28/2023

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Are you interested in working in a dynamic environment that offers opportunities for professional growth and new responsibilities by helping clients drive alignment with their business, advising through critical and complex issues, while allowing you to develop personally and professionally? Then consider a career at NS2 Mission. We have grown into an industry leading provider of technology services to the IC, DoD, and U.S. Government.

Position Overview:

NS2 Mission is seeking a highly motivated, self-directed professional to fill the role of Database Administrator (DBA) to support our team in Chantilly, VA.

The ideal candidate has in-depth Oracle DBA experience where the infrastructure is Amazon Web Services (AWS) Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) based. In this position, the DBA must oversee and operationally maintain the reliability and security of the databases used in two specific applications. The DBA must also be able to interact with the extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) components within the organization to ensure proper data flow, availability, integrity, and performance of the data to the end user analysts.  

Maintaining data security, along with access credentials and policies, are of the utmost importance in this role.  Therefore, it is critical for the person in this position to have expert knowledge and awareness of Information Technology (IT) and Cyber Security best practices.

This position is on a small but crucial team where they are the sole DBA who works with a single application developer to maintain the product in AWS C2S.  Experience with Oracle 21c migrations in the cloud will be helpful in determining the candidate’s immediate success.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering; or a combination of related work experience, technical training, and professional certifications.  
  • Significant experience administering database structures (Oracle PL/SQL, mySQL)  

- Service Registries

-  Monitoring

- Database management best practices

- Ability to plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification, or disclosure.

  • Proven experience working in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment to include the following skills

- Server installation and maintenance

- CloudFormation

  • Knowledge of public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Strong experience with certificates and Certificate Authorities

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with a variety of information systems
  • MongoDB familiarity
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Position Clearance Requirement:

 TS/SCI with a FSP

 Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain or maintain a U.S security clearance which requires U.S citizenship.

NS2 Mission is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. NS2 Mission is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws.

By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that NS2 Mission may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide in your application, with its affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

NS2 Mission maintains a drug-free workplace and may perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, where required by contract and permitted by law.

Job Detailsback to top

Location Chantilly, VA, 20151, United States
Categories Computer Software, Software & Systems Development
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph

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Contact Name Cristina McDonell
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Primary Phone (571) 837-0770
Job Code 1206

Database Administrator

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