Senior Database Administrator

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 09-28-2017
EDC is actively seeking a proven leader and Senior Database Administrator. Provides all activities related to the administration of computerized databases. Able to communicate with management, technicians, and end-users to evaluate need prior to development of an automated solution. Prepares detailed reports which might include system requirements such as concurrent usage factors, data storage requirements, response rates, and discuss procedures for processing data through the use of data base management systems (DBMS) including relational data bases.  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 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 (e.g., COGNOS)/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. Evaluates data base design tradeoffs, impacts on user expectations, performance levels, and space allocation requirements.

Required Skills and Abilities:  
  • Master’s Degree or higher and/or >15 years of experience
  • Provides technical/management leadership on major tasks or technology assignments. Establishes goals and plans that meet project objectives.
  • Has domain and expert technical knowledge.
  • Directs and controls activities for a client, having overall responsibility for financial management, methods, and staffing to ensure that technical requirements are met.
  • Interactions involve client negotiations and interfacing with senior management. 
  • Decision making and domain knowledge may have a critical impact on overall project implementation. 
  • Database Administration
  • Indexing and optimization of data structures
  • Stored procedure writing and enhancement
  • Encryption and security modeling
  • Disaster Recovery, Continuity of Operations, and Contingency Planning
  • Database Systems Vulnerability Analysis/Assessment and Risk Assessment
  • Experience with SQL Server 2016
  • Experience with database optimization
Travel Requirement: Travel may be required.

Security Clearance Requirement:  DHS/DoD Secret Clearance Preferred 

About EDC Consulting
Headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA, EDC Consulting LLC (EDC) is a leading small business provider of enterprise solutions and strategic business support to the Federal Government.  With more than 150 employees and over 100 client engagements, EDC has extensive experience designing, developing, implementing and maintaining complex business systems and software solutions for a wide range of Department of Defense, civilian Federal, state and local and commercial entities.  EDC is an Oracle Platinum Partner, SAP PartnerEdge Partner, and Premier Business Partner of the IBM Corporation. EDC Consulting was recognized in Washington Technology Magazine’s “Fast 50” list of Washington DC’s fastest growing companies and has consistently been named to Inc. 500 magazine’s list of the nation’s fastest growing privately held companies. 
Visit EDC Consulting on the web at www.edcconsulting.com.
 
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