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Database Administrator (DBA)


Database Administrator


Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States


Leidos is seeking a Database Administrator (DBA) to support a large, complex, fast-paced, operational program. The selected candidate will maintain the integrity, security, and availability of multiple databases. Duties include disaster recovery, performance analysis and tuning, index maintenance, and monitoring of data, as well as administering, maintaining, developing, and implementing policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database. The selected candidate will evaluate and recommend available database management system products; perform database and software lifecycle activities to ensure the highest level of system performance, availability, and compliance with business requirements; and organize and format data for efficient query and storage processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily database administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of system database and replication issues.
  • Monitor database performance and memory allocations using standard tools.
  • Perform system updates and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) patching.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database problems.
  • Perform database recovery actions.
  • Modify existing database scripts to enhance systems support and create new database scripts for recurring database issues.
  • Develop and execute SQL queries for routine and ad hoc requests.
  • Transition/ingest legacy data.
  • Translate requirements and data into usable database schemas by creating or recreating ad hoc queries, scripts, and macros, making updates to existing queries, and creating new queries to manipulate data into a master file.
  • Recommend design and implementation practices that optimize the performance of GOTS/COTS databases and applications.
  • Assist in the development of database structures that fit into the overall architecture of the system under development.
  • Assist in developing databases, database parser software, and database loading software.

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • Candidates must possess an active TS/SCI with polygraph to be considered for this role.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline and at least four (4) to eight (8) years of experience or two (2) to six (6) years of experience with a master’s degree. Additional experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have demonstrated experience as a database administrator.
  • Must have Oracle Database Administration experience.
  • Must have experience implementing and maintaining database security.
  • Must have experience conducting database performance tuning and monitoring.
  • Must have experience troubleshooting and resolving database problems/issues.
  • Must have experience installing, configuring, and upgrading RDBMS software.
  • Must have experience with procedural languages, for example: PL/SQL.​

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with real time highly available data replication technologies such as Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Streams, Oracle Golden Gate, Sybase Replication Server.
  • Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology and/or as a member of an Agile team.
  • Experience with database design and development
  • Experience with the understanding of databases, primarily Oracle and/or other relational and non-relational/NoSQL databases such as PostgreSQL and MongoDB.
  • Experience using Oracle SQL/PLSQL, and SQL in general.
  • Experience with Mongo and/or Cassandra.
  • Bachelor of Science in a Technical field



Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.