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Systems Database Administrator

Arnold & Associates Inc. North Charleston ,SC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position Description: The successful candidate will play an integral role on the NIWC LANT CSSP Infrastructure and Platform Sustainment (CIPS) team and must be able to create, update, configure, manage and administer database environments such as Oracle, MSsql or postgresql. The candidate must be able to work in a dynamic environment with stakeholders, team members and government sponsors to database software over various operating systems such as Red Hat Linux, Windows, and VMWare. The candidate must be able to create, edit and execute scripts to process data and perform software updates. The candidate must be able to create instances to include control files, redo logs, archive log and other parameters as required. Will be relied on to provide IT project management guidance/input and expertise for projects and special projects as needed. The candidate must be able to integrate DBMS(s) and data with existing application software, web sites, portals, storage devices or business applications as well as assisting and testing Disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP).

Clearance Required: T5/SSBI Investigation


  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university/technical college in Computer Science or related field


  • 5 years of database administration experience


  • 8570 IAT Level II Certification & DoD 8570 CSSP Infrastructure Support Certification

Highly Desired Skills:

  • Previous RHEL 6/7 system administration experience is a plus
  • VMware 6.x experience
  • Windows system administration experience
  • Familiarity with DoD standards of security and STIG compliance
  • Familiarity with HBSS
  • Familiarity with SharePoint
  • Familiarity working in a classified space
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence



Position Requirements and Duties:

  • Read and interpret database error messages to execute recovery of database instance, data or other pertinent database components
  • Engage vendor support by submitting and monitoring the status of a Service Request
  • Implement automatic storage management and data guard at desired levels according to industry best business practices.
  • Remotely administer database instances using secure shell and other remote access tools
  • Implement DoD-mandated upgrades and security patches to the DBMS Software, to include quarterly Critical Patch Updates
  • Analyze database error messages/alert logs and implement corrective actions to resolve issues
  • Coordinate with SAN engineers for designing, managing, implementing and configuring Logical Unit Numbers (LUN), file systems, disks, zones and other storage media on various storage devices in a Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID)
  • Work closely with Systems Engineering and Vulnerability Analysis teams to ensure compliance with applicable DISA STIGs and remediate vulnerability alerts to ensure the security and availability of data
  • Implement shared database file systems in a SAN/NAS/RAC environment
  • Utilize designated tools to monitor and maintain the database environment
  • Integrate DBMS(s) to OS(s), business applications, monitoring agents, risk mitigation agents, backup/recovery agents, network devices and storage devices
  • Interpret error codes generated by log and system files from DBMS(s), OS(s), business applications, monitoring agents, risk mitigation agents, backup/recovery agents, network devices and storage devices
  • Recommend and implement hardware, software and database solutions to resolve problems
  • Create/Modify/Update/Close Trouble Tickets and Work Orders and coordinate incident resolutions with other teams within the Network Security Operations Center
  • Document procedures for database management and tasks in Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions and other relevant documentation processes; provide metrics and reports that show how databases are performing
  • Perform database re-organizations as required to assist performance and ensure maximum uptime of the database.
  • Integrate with Software Development team and systems engineers to ensure new products and software versions are implemented with minimal impact to operations
  • Enforce and maintain database constraints to ensure integrity of the database
  • Administer all database objects, including tables, clusters, indexes, views, sequences, packages and procedures.


Additional Information:

  • Authorized to view audit records on Central Log Server
  • Authorized to administer all DNS Servers and all zones
  • Up to 10% Travel May be required

Arnold & Associates Inc.


North Charleston, SC
29419 USA