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Senior Database Administrator

Job ID: 2117752
Location: COLLEGE PARK, MD, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Database Admin
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate need for a Senior Database Administrator supporting  our customer in College Park, MD. The candidate must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. Your role with SAIC will keep you engaged in a diverse, fast-paced government environment while interacting with government stakeholders, team members and  SAIC management.

Responsibilities include:  


 ·Performs high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex database management systems workstations and servers on multiple operating systems

·Produce various data artifacts to satisfy data requirements
·Work on writing complex queries and tuning already existing queries for better performance.
·Clearly communicate highly technical details to customers who have little or no programming, database, or software development knowledge
·Use AWS available tools to create, manage and maintain ETL Process
·Provide customer with understandable explanations based on complex SQL/data-based characteristics. Identify necessary additional fields and review new metrics and presentations for accuracy and refinement. Assist in updating metadata for products
·Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis
·Support in building data marts and data cubes to support user needs
·Support various DBA activities
·Write and implement algorithms to improve data quality
·Generate Ad hoc task descriptions and track to completion in project management tool
·Collaborate with product team and customers
·Develop and document functional requirements, working with customer, project, and technical team
·Develop required documentation to support implementation such as data dictionary and data diagrams
·Implements and maintains patches / upgrades to the required database engine software in both a VMware and AWS cloud environment
·Follow agency change management process for database related changes using ServiceNow
Note: This position is temporarily a remote/ virtual / work from home position due to COVID-19, but will ultimately be required to be on-site in College Park, MD with a possibility of remote work once restrictions are lifted for this location




Bachelor’s degree and (8) or more years of experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
• Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
• Self-motivated, professional, with demonstrated progressive experience
·Proficient with AWS services such as Redshift, RDS, Glue ETL, DMS, AWS Aurora, DynamoDB
·Experience working with various DBMS such as Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL Server
·Experience setting up DBs to tools such as Tableau, AWS QuickSight, ThoughtSpot, UiPath, etc would be a plus.
• Previous FDA experience desired
·Software programming experience (perl, or python)
·Linux shell scripting experience
·Microsoft SQL Server, PostGres, Oracle, RedShift
·Erwin, SQL Workbench, Informatica
·Amazon Web Services (AWS) RDS
·AWS Database Migration Service



COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


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 more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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