MS SQL Database Administrator in Arlington, VA at 4S

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

Job Snapshot

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    Arlington, VA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Summary: 

Collaborate with program manager, engineers, developers and client to ensure Microsoft SQL servers are deployed, configured and available. The position requires Tier 3 support of MS SQL including planning and implementing continuity of operations, backup and restore, log management, and designing AWS hosted SQL environments for performance and availability. 

Key Responsibilities 

(Not listed in order of importance; other duties may be assigned) and must be able to perform the following with minimal guidance: 

  • Ideal candidate would have experience developing SQL queries 
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server hosted on AWS highly desired 
  • Experience with DoD RMF compliant Windows environments highly desired 
  • Data modeling to visualize database structure 
  • Working with application developers to create optimized queries 
  • Develop and maintain a Data Dictionary as it relates to business requirements 
  • Analyzes existing data sets, applications, and services for relevancy 
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines 
  • Excellent critical thinking skills 

Job Requirements


Must have a minimum of 2-5 years of experience administering AWS Govcloud based MS SQL Server including migrations to RDS.  The DBA will provide Tier 3 support, perform patches/updates, and backup/restore functions as well as be expected to able to write simple SQL queries. 

  • 2+ years of practical experience minimum 
  • Must possess or be able to obtain discipline specific certifications as required by the contract 
  • Understanding and experience in a broad range of database competencies 
  • Experience assessing impacts of legacy systems and addressing data related problems of system integration and compatibility 
  • Experience with utilizing various semantic tools and capabilities and integrating them in to a technical solution is a plus 
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines 
  • Strong critical thinking skills 
  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision 
  • Proficient problem-solving skills 
  • Strong verbal communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals 
  • Works well in a team environment 
  • Enjoys the challenges of dynamic research and development project 
  • Must be a US Citizen 


Security Clearance: 

  • An active Secret security clearance is preferred.  


Physical Requirements 

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.  Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen.  Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.  There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.  Possible lifting up to 25 lbs. 


Please note: 4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time.  The above job description is not all encompassing.  Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs.  


4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.