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CACI International Senior DATACOM Database Administrator in Ashburn, Virginia

Job Description

CACI is looking for a Senior Datacom Database Administrator (DBA) to support a key program in Ashburn, VA. The ideal candidate obtains more than 7 years of experience as a Datacom DBA within a large-scale, multi-application mainframe environment. The Senior Datacom DBA is responsible for configuration, installation, operation, administration and development support of the Datacom Database and COBOL programs in a large mainframe environment. They will work as an integral part of an Agile Scrum team–a highly productive team of technical professionals who thrive on supporting the customer's mission and growth objectives – designing, developing and implementing custom database application capabilities for legacy and modernized systems and applications. The individual will work in close collaboration with software developers/engineers, stakeholders, and end users within Agile processes. The individual will develop and implement innovative products, processes, standards or operational plans achieved through research and integration of best practices.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Designing, developing and implementing custom software and database application capabilities for a legacy personnel system and modernized systems with limited oversight

  • Serve a lead role guiding teammates and promoting a collaborative environment with a do what it takes attitude to ensure product and team success

  • Implement strategic goals

  • Provide significant improvements to the product(s) being supported

  • Establish operational plans for technical area

  • Briefs program executive leadership on risks and/or issues

  • Active participation in release and sprint planning, artifact creation, sprint testing, regression testing, demonstrations and retrospectives and solution releases

  • Support release planning with conceptual design and development / refinement of software engineering guidelines

  • Analyzing complex project-related problems and creating innovative solutions involving, scheduling, technology, methodology, tools and solution components

  • Ensuring product quality and timeliness of work, providing advice and guidance, resolving problems to meet objectives, and providing periodic performance reports

  • Provide input on best practices and procedures

  • Developing new and refining existing process to enhance quality and productivity

  • Provide mentoring to junior members of the team

  • Provide 24x7 on call support if needed as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members.

  • Administration of Database system for Development, SIMT, TEST and two Production environments on advanced platform.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • College degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline. Equivalent professional experience will be considered in lieu of degree

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with at least an interim DOD Secret clearance or higher

  • Professional Experience: at least ten (10) years related technical experience, with database design, development and implementation in a Mainframe Environment

  • Previous experience in a CA Datacom environment, Online and Batch URT / Data Dictionary and Datacom/DB Utilities. The Lead DBA will be skilled in debugging and tuning RAAT and SQL and is proficient with mainframe MVS/JCL and Utilities. Experience with database monitoring and tuning tools, REXX and CLIST, and CA products to include CA-1 and CA-7

  • Experience with object-oriented design and development (OODD), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

  • Ability to communicate OODD and SOA principles and best practices

  • Acts independently to expose and resolve problems

  • Experience with source code control systems and concurrent development workflows (Git preferred)

  • Ability to apply estimation techniques to software development efforts

  • Ability to identify and manage risk

  • Working knowledge of and ability to assist others in the use of database engineering tools to support process improvement

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong collaboration skills and desire to work within a team

  • Understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release management

  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong work ethic and a self-starter

What We Can Offer You:- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Job Location

US-Ashburn-VA-VIRGINIA SUBURBAN

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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