Database Administrator

IT Support Vienna, Virginia


Description

Database Administrator

Horizon Industries Limited (HIL) is a dynamic IT and Management Consulting firm based in the Washington, DC area. We are currently seeking a Database Administrator for a full-time position, remotely supporting the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

Job Description:

The JETS Program provides the full range of IT services, technical and management expertise that support applications, software, hardware, infrastructure, and systems, across the DLA IT Enterprise. Support is provided for information technology solutions, technical support, maintenance, and sustainment; operations support; application development, maintenance and technical support; and lifecycle management. Additionally, the program also supports administrative program management support for IT program offices and DLA Information Operations (J6) Office.   The program provides support technology services across the DLA Information Operations Enterprise, the DLA Program Executive Offices (PEO), and all other technology services currently supported through DLA Contracting Services Office (DCSO) acquisitions.

 

This Task Order includes Task Order project management, operations, development and sustainment support for applications within the FLIS Suite, MapCat, TAS and Training Portal. The contractor shall provide the full range of lifecycle/technical support services in the effort to sustain and enhance the applications/services assigned. 

 

This Task Order includes tasks for, but are not limited to, application server administration, application database administration, technical support, project support, technical design, development, implementation, compliance, cybersecurity, configuration management support, systems engineering support, architectural support, and test and documentation support. The following table outlines the tasks detailed in this performance work statement.

 

Duties of a Database Administrator may include:

 

  • Provides all activities related to the administration of computerized databases
  • Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design in conjunction with other managers in the information systems function 
  • Designs, creates, and maintains databases in a client/server environment
  • Conducts quality control and auditing of databases in a client/server environment to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.
  • Advises users on access to various client/server databases. 
  • Designs, implements, and maintains complex databases with respect to JCL, access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods
  • Applies knowledge and experience with database technologies, development methodologies, and front-end /back-end programming languages (e.g., SQL)
  • Performs database programming and supports systems design
  • Includes maintenance of database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, file design and storage, and integration of systems through database design.
  • On occasion, short duration (1-5 days) site visits may be required as authorized by the Government.

 

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Five (5) years progressive experience of database query languages such as Oracle, PL SQL, SQL Server, and MS Access
    • At least three years hands-on experience and expertise in Relational Database Management Systems
    • Experience also shall include capability to work on various operating systems and additional programming languages
    • Has experience in at least two projects in a large organization responsible for administering, operating, maintaining, and securing a large-scale computer database 
    • Experience with Abstract, Common Error Reporting System (CERS), Security Control Administration Tool (SCAT), FLIS Portfolio Mid-Tier Authentication (FPMA), Data Replication, Informatica, GoldenGate, Oracle, webMethods, DB2 and others.
    • Experience supporting multiple platforms including: Ancillary (.NET/DB2/Oracle/SQL Server), Mid-Tier (webMethods/JBOSS/Oracle) and Mainframe (COBOL/CICS/DB2).
    • Experience with stand up of applications in a DISA environment and/or DOD commercial cloud
    • Specialized skills strongly desired to support the DLA Map Catalog include: ESRI Runtime 10.X Java Software Development Kit (SDK) with future considerations of ESRI Runtime 10.X .NET SDK, ESRI Runtime 100.X Java/.NET SDK and ESRI Portal.
  • Clearance: Active Secret
  • DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification: Category IAT Level II.  One of the following:
    • CCNA-Security
    • GICSP
    • GSEC
    • Security+ CE
    • SSCP
  • Computing Environment:  DB2; M2008 SQL 8; MCITP DBA; MCITP DBD; MCM: MS SQL Server 2008; MCA: MS SQL Server, MCSE:DP, MCSM:DP, MCSA:SQL2008, M2012 SQL, Oracle OCP

 

 

Education: none

Location: Remote

Company Overview:

Horizon Industries Limited was founded in 1996 and based in Vienna, Virginia; Horizon is a dynamic, SBA-certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) with professional and talented strategists, technologists, and consultants with a wide range of expertise, experiences and personal accomplishments.  Horizon provides expertise in the areas of IT, analysis and evaluation, data analytics, business process management, acquisition and financial management, cost and risk assessments, Independent Verification & Validation, program management, systems engineering and design, databases design and management, logistical warehouse services and administrative support services.  Horizon also offers capabilities related to financial, operational and technology consulting and risk management services, strategic planning, leadership effectiveness, anti-fraud waste and abuse programs, financial and operational assessments, regulatory compliance, workflow automation, and audit readiness services.

Horizon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and it is our policy to consider all applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, alienage, ancestry, citizenship status, or any other factors prohibited by law. Horizon will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Horizon’s legal duty to furnish information.

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