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System Administrator (MS SQL DBA)

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Job ID: 2200953
Location: AUSTIN, TX, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Database Admin
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior System Administrator (REMOTE) for SQL DB's will develop and maintain various and forms of potentially complex applications and relational database models.  These will be comprised of various languages, protocols and interfaces for the purpose of customer data management and dissemination.  The candidate will perform technical tasks using both standard and non-standard analysis, design, programming methods and relational database management techniques. The candidate will be required to apply analytical and evaluative techniques to solve, resolve, design capabilities and implement software solutions for technical and implementation problem resolution and lead database management teams in the daily activities of supporting the customer database management system.  Understand business requirements and translating into technical work. Design and implement features in collaboration with team engineers, product owners, data analysts, and business partners using Agile / Scrum methodology. 

  • Required to perform Database System monitoring
  • Perform Database backup/recovery - Optimizing stored procedures, and indexing
  • Monitor performance and tune, diagnose and repair data systems
  • Guide the setup of database clusters, backup or recovery processes and cloud database implementation
  • Work with development staff to ensure that database deployments, access and security compliance measures are consistently met and with government guidelines and requirements
  • Status reporting to information technology management and any assigned project teams when required
  • Participate in regular customer meetings to report project status, progress, and risks/issues as applicable.
  • Will work with system administrators, program managers, information security officers, and other teams to create or update system policies and documentation  
  • Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience; Masters and 0 years related experience.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, systems engineering, or related technical discipline is preferred
  • 5 years of experience as a SQL Server DBA or similar role
  • Knowledge of MS SQL 2003, 2005, 2008R2, 2012 MS SQL 2016 and 2019.
  • Experience with SQL Server Integration Services development, import, and export tools a plus.
  • Experience with SQL Server Integration 
  • A proven track record and expertise in database management techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and lead other DBAs
  • Excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills are required
  • Capable of working under pressure, handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience providing services to the federal government and/or the Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs is preferred

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.
Target salary range: $50,001 - $75,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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