DHA Corporate

  • SQL Server DBA

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/25/2018 12:28 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1251
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
    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:

    • 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

     

    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

    Summary 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

    Top 3 skills/must haves

                1. Oracle to SQL 2016 Conversion

                2. Manage SQL in AWS

                3. Performance Tuning of SQL 2016

     

    Desired Years of experience: 4 to 5 years

     

    Desired Education: BSc

     

     

    Other Preferred Skills/ Attributes: Agile, DevOPS

     

     

     

     

     

    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.

     

    Why DHA? 

    Over the years, DHA has proven its ability to provide cost-effective, forward-thinking solutions, and exceptional service for customers. The trust our clients, teaming partners, and employees have in DHA is directly related to how we cultivate and value relationships. Our diverse clients include the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Justice (DOJ), Veteran’s Administration, Department of State, U.S. Marshalls, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), and the Department of Defense (DoD).  DHA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. 

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