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Unisys OS 2200 Database Administrator

Job ID: 2401401
Location: REMOTE WORK, FL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 12, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Database Admin
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


This requirement is for hiring suitable candidates as Unisys OS 2200 Database Administrators (DBA).  Selected DBA will provide Unisys database administration, design, and development support in a diverse, fast-paced, & growing environment of a Federal Government Agency. The Database Administrator will collaborate with Development teams to modify and tune new and existing database access interfaces as well as analyze database performance as needed.


The DBA will support the operations and maintenance of non-production databases and provide secondary support to production database support personnel. The operating environment consists of multiple Unisys Dorado 8590 partitions. Most applications utilize DMS 2200 databases with a few smaller applications utilizing RDMS 2200. The DBA will have experience with upgrading database system software such as UDS, DMS and RDMS including the support/inclusion of local code; modification of existing schemas, subschemas and RDMS tables; maintaining and executing UCOB applications; programming, planning, designing, developing, analyzing, testing, and resolving application problems using the databases; knowledge of database backup, restore, recovery capabilities.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Employ technologies to support applications development and routine maintenance of Unisys databases: DDL, SDDL, UREP, etc.
  • Troubleshoot the problems and design solutions to operational and/or performance problems with the databases.
  • Work with management to develop database strategies to support agency needs; Consult and advise users on the use of databases.
  • Answer questions about installation, operation, configuration, customization, and usage of database-related software products. Identify and solve application and system problems, and issues on a 24x7 basis.
  • Apply diagnostic techniques to identify problems, investigates causes and recommends solutions to correct failures.
  • Provide alerts and situation status information to the customer management team. 
  • Coordinate critical issues as well as new product and/or system implementations. 
  • Monitor performance and ensures completion of operational processes including incident resolution, root cause analysis, change management, and continual service improvement. 
  • Prepare, approve, and coordinate the implementation of technical documentation and ensures that technical documentation is current, accurate and complete.
  • Identify, develop, and conduct training needs for others as appropriate. 
  • May participate in or lead defined project activities, and initiates process improvements. 
  • Will be required to provide on call support when required.
  • Perform database administration, maintenance, and operational support activities for the customer.
  • Implement schema changes as directed by the business unit on a biannual basis and coordinate the changes with all Unisys applications within the customer environment. 
  • Performs system/application and database monitoring, alerting, database performance tuning.
  • Work with developers and others to support their ability to use the data to further the interests of the customer. This includes data cleanup, conversions, running scripts, synchronizing versions, database upgrades, etc.



  • Bachelor of Science, or equivalent education. 
  •  Minimum of 5 to 8 years of Unisys DBA experience on an OS 2200 platform.
  • 14 years of Unisys DBA experience on an OS 2200 platform experience in lieu of degree.
  • Must be client focused, display interpersonal skills and be an effective team member.

Required Skills:

  •  Experience as a DBA on Unisys OS 2200 primarily for Database Management System (DMS 2200) (Network Database) but also Relational Database Management System (RDMS 2200) using fundamental principles, theories, techniques, and methodologies of data processing systems analysis.
  • Knowledge of computer programming, database design, and applicable tools.
  • Experience with Unisys COBOL, both ACOB and UCOB.


Desired Skills:

  •  Knowledge of Meta-Assembler (MASM), Symbolic System Generator (SSG), CMplus, ALN (Access Location Number).

Security Clearance Requirements:

  •  Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a MBI (Minimum Background Investigation) Security Clearance from the Federal Agency.

Target salary range: $145,001 - $155,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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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