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Principal Database Administrator

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Job ID: 2213958
Location: MACDILL AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 3, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Database Admin
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Database Administrator to support the C4ES IT services contract located onsite at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL.  

This position is a direct engagement area requiring active interaction with contract personnel, both SAIC and sub-contractors and Government Customers.  The Database Administrator ensures system availability and reliability for all SQL servers supporting HQ. Systems to be maintained are on SIPRNET, NIPRNET, and all coalition networks at both rear and forward headquarters locations. The Database Administrator is a deployable position.



  • Bachelors and nine years of experience OR Masters and seven years of experience or PhD and four years of experience. 
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification - Security+ preferred 
  • In-depth, expert knowledge and experience with relational DBMS concepts, design, architecture, and operations.  
  • Experience with MS SQL Server to include MS SQL Server 2012. Experience with SQL Server Reporting Service and SQL Server Integration Service. 
  • Experience with standing up, monitoring, and maintaining a large number of instances and databases in a virtual environment on multiple networks.
  • Monitor SQL database performance, recommend, and implement performance tuning, analyze access patterns and recommend application changes to optimize capacity, latency, and throughput. 
  • Serve as subject matter expert instituting best practices and answering technical and procedural questions for the customer base.
  • Completing a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary security assessment addressing both content and technical issues (which will be conducted at least annually on all databases and servers).
  • Accomplish Database backup, replication and recovery
  • Develop Software test and evaluation plans for major releases of software or upgrade of existing hardware
  • Collaborate with and assist in the development of security fixes with DISA engineers and development teams
  • Understand and apply DOD regulations and standards
  • Apply information technology principles, concepts, and techniques including software design concepts, test methods and integration practices.
  • Poses excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrating the ability to present material to senior DOD and non-DOD officials.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of MS SharePoint architecture, VM Ware, MS Clustering Services, MS SCOM.
  • Experience with supporting .Net development teams.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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