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Database Administrator/Engineer

Leidos Inc
United States, Virginia, Herndon
September 29, 2023


Leidos has an opportunity for a mid/senor-level Database Administrator/Engineer (DBA) to support the EAMS Program. The ideal candidate will be joining a small team and will share the knowledge, workload and the future for a mission critical application. Must be able to work on-site in Herndon, VA. Must be able to work on-site. Remote/hybrid work is not available for this position. Work hours are flexible.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designs, develops, builds, analyzes, evaluates and installs database management systems to include database modeling and design, relational database architecture, metadata and repository creation and configuration management.
  • Uses data mapping, data mining and data transformational analysis tools to design and develop databases.
  • Determines data storage and optimum storage requirements.
  • Prepares system requirements, source analysis and process analyses and design throughout the database implementation.
  • Evaluates, sizes and selects technology components, such as software, hardware, and networking capabilities, for database management
  • systems and application databases. Writes and tunes SQL queries for performance and scalability. Implements comprehensive backup and database replication solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer programming (or in a relevant field) with 5 or more years of related experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL or Oracle
  • Experience with PL/pgSQL, PL/SQL or SQL
  • Database design and implementation (tables, indices, triggers, stored procedures)
  • Strong troubleshooting skills (performance analysis/improvements)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, Agile environment
  • Security+ Certification or other IAT II/III level certification.

Security Clearance

  • Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required.
  • TS/SCI with CI Poly required for Position or TS/SCI and willingness to get a poly.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of or experience implementing Row Level Security and/or cross domain systems.
  • Experience with Jenkins, Git, Artifactory, CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with AppDynamics
  • Experience with data migrations (Oracle to Postgres) and DB upgrades
  • Automated testing (Selenium, Robot Framework)
  • AWS experience (RDS)
  • STIG hardening
  • Scrum master or team lead experience
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $141,000.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.