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Database Management Lead

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Job ID: 2307192
Location: QUANTICO, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 6, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Database Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description



Make a difference for national security by joining a team of dedicated IT professionals who will sustain, modernize and transform the enterprise IT capabilities for the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA).  The National Security & Space Sector of SAIC is seeking a Database Management Lead to support a transformational infrastructure program for DCSA.  

SAIC is proud to be supporting DCSA in safeguarding our nation’s information. DCSA is the designated oversight authority on the accreditation of classified facilities, information systems, and the insider threat program. This involves security oversight of more than 10,000 companies and approximately 13,000 facilities involved in classified work throughout the DoD and 31 Federal agencies.  

Specifically, on the DCSA One IT program, SAIC will provide an enterprise IT solution that delivers highly secured and adaptable IT infrastructure, provides customer support, and cutting-edge technologies that support operations and advance the DCSA mission under a single IT environment (i.e., One IT). 

Job Description  

Oversees lifecycle database management services for all system, production application, pre-production, and backup databases residing on DCSA networks as part of the overall strategic objective of the DCSA IT modernization and One IT initiatives to provide an improved flexible and evolving enterprise IT environment to support the DCSA mission IAW with DCSA and DoD policies and procedures and commonly utilized industry best practices. Provides leadership and guidance, determines and prioritizes work assignments, ensures on-time delivery, and oversees all other aspects of the database management team. Ensures the database team is well trained for current and emergent technologies and products and cross-trained, where possible, to create additional depth of knowledge. Serves as primary liaison between database owners, users, other IT personnel, and the database management team. Translates improvement requirements and requests into detailed functional and technical specifications and project plans for the data management team, as well as ensures compliance with Government data standards and records management policies. Recommends and directs implementation of emerging database technologies. Ensures all database instances have required security controls applied in accordance with DCSA policies (e.g., access controls, STIGs, version updates). Oversees the selection, maintenance, and operations of database management tools. Directs provisioning, modifying and managing data and schema, cloning and backup, troubleshooting, account management, enhancement, optimization, and decommissioning.  Performs schema changes and conversions of the production database during application upgrades and new version releases.  Reviews, tests and recommends database software upgrades, as well as ensures database vendor license agreement compliance. Leads efforts to optimize and maintain databases, clusters, and replications for pre-production, productions, and backup; ensure current application upgrades and releases are timely; and provide scripting to support database content and reporting. Monitors, collects, analyzes, and reports database metrics, such as growth and usage of capabilities. Ensures performance of daily database operations checks and status reports. Coordinates with third-party vendors on and documents database issues and resolution. Oversees development of database dictionaries. Ensures existence and performance of backup and recovery capabilities, as well as disaster recovery/business continuity plans and other procedure and system documentation for development and production database environments. Provide inputs into the Activity Report. 



Required Qualifications  

It is required that the Database Management Lead have the following qualifications: 

  • BA/BS and 9 to 13 years of experience 

  • TS (SCI eligible)  

  • IAM Level l – Certification in one of the following areas, CAP, GLSC, Security+ CE 

  • Applicable Database Compute Environment (CE) Certification 

Desired Qualifications  

  • MA/MS with 7 to 11 years of experience 

  • TS/SCI 

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.


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