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Senior Database Administrator - (MS SQL)
Fort Belvoir, VA

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Job Description

About Us:

Calhoun International is a Professional Services company providing innovative solutions to our clients. Our expertise ranges from strategic intelligence analysis, expert instruction on intelligence analysis and sensors, cyberspace operations, information systems training, and knowledge management services among others. Calhoun International is located in Tampa, FL with employees in Florida, Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and overseas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.


* Employee will serve as a Database Administrator (SQL) for Intelligence Information Services (IIS) providing Intelligence Automation Support to INSCOM.


* Senior personnel shall have skills equivalent to at least 8 years' experience in the identified specialty.
* DOD 85701.01-M IAT Level II certification and compliance upon hire
* Modify and maintain existing databases and relational database management systems (RDBMS) with a focus on Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and later.
* Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure in accordance with industry best practices, DA STIGs
* Assist management in developing strategies for using relational database technology in the most productive manner including security, capacity planning and optimization
* Participates in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality, including performing proactive maintenance such as ensuring continued space availability, monitoring activity, and documenting problems, changes, and solutions.
* Evaluate and install new software releases, patches and system upgrades.
* Perform backup and recovery of databases and RDBMS
* Design, implement, and administer High-Availability, Disaster Recovery (HADR) configuration across the WAN
* Approve, schedule, plan, and supervise the installation and testing of new products and improvements to computer systems, such as the installation of new databases and database management systems
* Research new technologies to propose and inform both improvements to existing infrastructure, as well as the implementation of future capabilities
* Participating in an on-call production support rotation
* Ability to work with the other technical members of the team to administer and support the overall database and applications environment.

Security Clearance:

* Personnel must meet/exceed the IT-1 Personnel Security Standard per AR 25-2, Paragraph 4-14

Bonus Points:

* PMP Certification

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