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SQL Database Architect, TS/SCI clearance required

SQL Database Architect, TS/SCI clearance required

Requisition ID 
# of Openings 
Job Location 
Job Function 
Information Technology
Security Clearance Level 
Top Secret/SCI
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

Active TS/SCI clearance is required.


Serve as a lead SQL Server Engineer for a large enterprise with SQL Server nodes deployed around the world. Candidate is expected to work independently to develop and accredit enterprise class SQL server solutions. The engineer will be responsible for supporting their solutions throughout the IT project lifecycle , to include refining requirements, creating design documentation, creating installation instructions/deployment plans, providing O&M escalation and hardening the solution to address security STIG compliance.


Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.

2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.


3. Plans upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.


4. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.


5. Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.


6. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.


7. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.


8. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.


9. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibility.


10. May serve as a technical team or task lead.


11. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.


12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.


13. Participates in special projects as required.


1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline.


2. Masters Degree preferred.


10-15 years of related systems engineering experience.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 + years of experience with data and schema design and engineering
  • 10+ years of experience with SQL database engineering and administration
    • SQL Server 2008/2008R2/2012/2014/2016
  • Experience with data migration from legacy systems.
  • Strong scripting skills and working knowledge of Powershell.
  • Strong experience with performance optimization and tuning with database applications
  • Expert knowledge on Always-On Availability Groups and Listener
  • Strong Windows systems, clustering and scripting proficiency.
  • Familiarity with database backup and recovery strategies.
  • Strong familiarity with SSIS, SSRS and Analysis Services.
  • Experience with TDE encryption.
  • SQL Server STIG hardening and accreditation.
Preferred/Additional Qualifications 
  • Experience in Amazon AWS environments.
  • SQL PowerPivot Planning and Deployment
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, MySQL, VMware, Oracle DBMS, Amazon RDS/Dynamo
  • Experience in Azure/Office 365
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Certification

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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