Position Description

Azure Database Administrator
Location Arlington, VA
Req # 12614
# of openings 1
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ECS is seeking a Azure Database Administrator to work in our Arlington, VA office.

ECS is seeking a talented Azure Database Administrator to support a strategic CIO program in support of our DHS CISA Client. The scope of this program is to enhance enterprise services and solutions to this DHS component, as part of an integrated evaluation, integration, strategy, design, implementation, and operational maintenance program. This position is located in Ballston, VA (Arlington) with option for routine remote work. 

This position is responsible for administering, troubleshooting, and maintaining our cloud-based databases. The ideal candidate will have experience in various database technologies and have a background in database administration on Azure. Additionally, the successful candidate will be an active contributor to our database operations and use technology to continuously improve the team's performance.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Manage and monitor the performance of cloud-based databases within Azure.
  • Support the deployment of new databases and schema objects as needed in the cloud environment.
  • Monitor and maintain databases to ensure stability and optimal performance.
  • Manage databases for backup, restore, and replication processes.
  • Ensure all databases are regularly backed-up and secure from unauthorized access.
  • Ensure that databases are secure and adhere to industry standards.
  • Provide support for database related issues and other requests from users.
  • Troubleshoot database issues and take corrective measures to resolve them.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot database issues and take necessary actions to resolve them.
  • Monitor and optimize database performance.
  • Generate reports to measure database performance, utilization, and growth.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure high availability and performance.
  • Plan and implement database activities including upgrades and patching.

Required Skills:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Ability to successfully maintain a DHS Entry on Duty (EOD)/DHS Suitability
  • Minimum of 3 years supporting Azure Database Administration for Azure Services (e.g. Azure SQL Database, Azure Managed Databases, Azure Database Migration Service)
  • Minimum of 3 years supporting relational database technologies (e.g. Microsoft SQL, Postgres, MySQL, Oracle, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of database architecture and design.
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL and database query languages.
  • Experience in troubleshooting, performance tuning, and query optimization.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience monitoring, performing updates, upgrades, testing, and other associated preventative maintenance and support functions related to Database Platforms

Desired Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI
  • Prior DHS experience and possessing a DHS Entry on Duty/DHS Suitability
  • Knowledge of database security and access controls.
  • Familiarity with Government Cyber Mission Space and legal constraints applicable to civilian Government Agencies (FISMA, FIPS, SecOps, etc.)
  • Experience in assessment, evaluation, and documentation of client environment, infrastructure, process, operations
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Experience with Data Warehousing and Analytic capabilities and solutions

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

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