Job Title: SQL Server DBA
Location: Remote with minimum of 1 week/month on-site at supplier expense
Clearance: DOD Secret (Fully Adjudicated), as a minimum

Contract Labor Category, Education, & Experience:  

Systems Engineer – Senior:  Masters +10yrs, or Bachelors +12rs

Systems Engineer – Intermediate:  Bachelors +5yrs or Associates +7yrs

Required Certifications:

  1. CompTIA Security+
  2. Computing Environment (CE) Certification (i.e., MCSE, Server+, etc.) – can be waived for 30 days after project join date.


Position Requirements: 

This position is for a SQL Server DBA supporting the ALTESS commercial cloud customers who reside in Microsoft Azure (Gov/DoD).  ALTESS is a managed service provider (MSP) for Army IT systems and we support enterprise applications owners in migrating their systems into Microsoft Azure and also provide sustainment services to support their applications.  This position is for a Microsoft SQL Server DBA to provide database administration capabilities to ALTESS cloud customers.


Job Duties:

  • Serve as a SQL Server DBA subject matter expert (SME) for evaluating customer’s current application database architecture and develop a new architecture to be deployed in Azure and utilizing cloud native database services (PaaS vs IaaS)
  • Collaborate with internal and external parties to transform high-level technical objectives into comprehensive technical requirements
  • Build and deploy database infrastructure for customer applications
  • Provide sustainment of customer database systems to include installation, patching, upgrades, database schema administration, exports/imports, backup administration and hardening of the database systems
  • Assist with identifying and planning potential new cloud services, features and capabilities
  • Make recommendations for improvements to security, scalability, manageability and performance across a wide variety of network, storage, compute and database technologies

Required skills:

  • Mid to senior level SQL Server DBA experience in a commercial cloud environment
  • Experience with enterprise features of SQL Server: Always on Availability Groups, SSRS, Microsoft clustering
  • Security+ (Or equivalent IA cert) and computing environment certification (i.e. MCSA – SQL Server, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects
  • Experience automating routine administrative tasks desired
  • Understanding of network, storage, server and application technologies
  • Strong knowledge of automation concepts, tools and scripting languages (PowerShell, Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of DoD STIGs and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM)


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