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Jacobs Jr Database Administrator IRES - SAFB/HSV in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

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Your Impact:

Description of Duties:

The Jr Database Administrator supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:

  • Install, configure, operate, and maintain database systems across the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) enterprise network.

  • Research and apply best business practices for the design and administration of databases.

  • Support creation and maintenance of standard database policies, operating procedures and overall documentation.

  • Implement database performance monitoring, fine tuning and optimize database systems.

  • Support development and implementation of database backup and disaster recovery strategies.

  • Conduct database capacity and availability audits.

  • Participate in IT and business projects to define database system requirements and recommend technology solutions.

  • Research, benchmark, document and introduce new database technologies and features into application life cycle.

  • Collaborate with the application developers, business owners and architects in design and implementations.

The successful candidate will:

  • Quickly adapt to new situations.

  • Have a strong commitment to a team environment.

  • Have a willingness to learn new technologies.

This position can be filled at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, CO or Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL.

This position is expected to pay $55,800 - $96,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.

Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position. The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of our teammate companies.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

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Here’s What You’ll Need:

Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 4 years of general experience; Associate's degree and 2 years of general experience; Bachelor's degree, or higher, and 0 years of general experience.

  • Must have 2 years of directly related experience in designing and implementing database structures, automating DBA tasks or with data modeling and schema design

  • Must have, or obtain within 6 months of hire, an appropriate computing environment certificate (ex: Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Azure)

  • Must have a current DoD 8570 Level II Certification such as CompTIA Security+ CE or higher

  • Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance

Desired Requirements:

  • Have experience with MS SQL Server 2014 or higher

  • Have experience with MS SQL Server cluster, MS SQL Server database performance tuning, MS SQL Server database monitoring

  • Have experience with MS SQL Server database backup/recovery

  • Have knowledge and experience with relational DBMS concepts, design, architecture, and operations

  • Have knowledge of SQL Server performance tuning

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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