DHA Corporate

SQL Server DBA

4 weeks ago
Job ID
# of Openings
Software Integration
Job Location
Crystal City, VA

Job Description

DHA Group Inc., is currently seeking a SQL Server DBA to support a dynamic client of ours in Crystal City, VA. This position requires an active Top Secret Clearance.


Position Description:

  • Migration from Oracle based on-premise server to SQL Server 2016 in AWS cloud
  • Work in an Agile and DevOPS environment
  • O&M support
    • O&M - Shall resolve problems with the SQL Server database management systems and respond to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
    • O&M - Provides root cause determination in accordance with established problem management principles.
    • O&M - Support Operations & Maintenance on for all SQL Server databases (Dev/Test, Staging, and Production)
    • O&M - Database optimization
    • O&M - Oversight of data integrity issues
    • O&M - Database Monitoring
    • O&M - Performance tuning
    • O&M - Size estimating
    • O&M - Patches and fixes
    • O&M - Backup and recovery
  • New Development support (enhancements)
    • Relational Database design
    • Knowledge of logical and physical database design

Required Experience includes:

  • Experience with SQL Server 2016
  • Thorough understanding of Data Structures
  • Provides support of MS SQL Server 2016 in the AWS Cloud
  • Experience in upgrading and migrating from Oracle to SQL Server environments
  • Works closely with application developers on new development tasks
  • Knowledgeable about clustering, disaster recovery, and availability
  • Must be proficient in SQL and related features, including Performance tuning
  • Knowledgeable about applying and maintaining database STIGs
  • The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of SQL Server database administrator experience
  • Thorough knowledge of backup, recovery, database/application performance tuning, and related infrastructure diagnostics

About DHA

DHA has been a trusted partner to the US Federal Government for 20 years.  We are a vibrant, energized and fast growing company serving the agencies which protect our freedom and way of life.  Our mission focuses on the intelligence, law enforcement and defense communities.  DHA adds value to every customer we serve by providing the best solution, talent, expertise and experience specifically tailored to each customer’s need.  We are proud of the company’s culture which is results-oriented and based on kindness, caring and compassion for everyone we serve as a customer, employee or teaming partner.


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