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Jacobs Database Administrator - Sr in Chantilly, Virginia

Your Impact:

Your Impact:

We make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. Challenging today is our response to the increasing complexity our world is experiencing. It calls on us to join forces, putting our knowledge and imagination together to reinvent the way we solve problems and shape the next generation of innovative solutions. Reinventing tomorrow is our promise and an invitation to raise the bar in everything we do. From the brilliant solutions we create with our clients, to the open and inclusive culture we create for our people. From the positive difference we make in our communities, to the added value we deliver to our shareholders.


  • Define, create, maintain, backup, and secure the organization’s databases for multiple systems.

  • Designs, develops, builds, analyzes, evaluates, and installs database management systems, including database modeling and design, relational database architecture, metadata, repository creation, and configuration management.

  • Uses data mapping, mining, and transformational analysis tools to design and develop databases.

  • Determines data storage and optimum storage requirements.

  • Evaluate, size, and select technology components for database management systems and application databases, such as software, hardware, and networking capabilities.

  • Writes and tunes SQL queries for performance and scalability. Implements comprehensive backup and database replication solutions. Ensures security best practices are followed and compliance with the latest STIGS.

  • Set up and manage user and system accounts. Debugs and troubleshoots programs that are malfunctioning or returning/storing incorrect data.

  • Providing support to IT systems, including day-to-day operations, monitoring, and problem resolution for client problems.

  • Supporting implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems.

  • Managing IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.

  • Performing server and storage capacity management and planning for the most complex and critical systems.

  • Managing, monitoring, and administering database system performance and schedule activities.

  • Performing optimization and tuning of data loads and extractions.

  • Installing and configuring database environments and associated storage systems.

  • Performing backups/restores and archiving data.

  • Designing, developing, and maintaining database applications within the cloud, VM, and bare metal environments, including transitioning legacy applications to the cloud environment.


Here’s what you’ll need :

What you'll need:

  • Possess a TSSCI with Polygraph

  • Experience interpreting data models and developing database structures; using standard diagramming techniques to design and develop computer data models; and implementing and troubleshooting programming changes and modifications.

  • DBA support of Oracle databases.

  • Knowledge of database security requirements, developing, documenting, and implementing backup and recovery procedures.

  • Experience applying security patches for all components of Oracle Management Server and STIGs.

  • Configure and set up SSL and Transparent Data Encryption.

  • Experience configuring, managing, and maintaining the operation of complex relational databases.

  • Familiarity with UNIX and Windows operating systems.

  • Experience with Data Pump, RMAN, SQL Developer, and Oracle Enterprise Manager.


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