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CACI International Database Administrator (Junior) in Scott Air Force Base, Illinois

Database Administrator (Junior)

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Top Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is looking for Database Administrators to support our customer, U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), at Scott AFB, Illinois. This position is contingent upon award of the USTRANSCOM Command, Control, Communication & Cyber Systems Managed Information Technology Services (MITS), Enterprise support Managed services.

What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Database Administrator .  This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, USTRANSCOM Directorate TCJ6 located at Scott AFB, IL. 

The Database Administrator is responsible for activities associated with delivery of customer-defined systems and software projects. They will operate, maintain, and configure existing system databases. They will work with fellow database administrators and assist in implementing future application and environment technologies, upgrades and testing.

The Database Administrator must have working knowledge and proficiency with an enterprise database technology (Relational, SQL database, In-Memory databases, NoSQL databases and new emerging databases). They are responsible for maintaining security and integrity controls. They work with other team members to identify ways to improve existing policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management, and may propose enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system.

The Database Administrator follow existing guidance to implement new/updated technology to support the end user. They balance performance (indexes, views, snapshots) and storage (normalization, de-normalization). They maintain and execute security, back-up, and disaster recovery as defined by the customer.

More About the Role:

The Database Administrator responsibilities also include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor database systems to ensure the defined system parameters effectively maximize database performance.

  • Install, configure, and patch database management systems (DBMS).

  • Update database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata).

  • Update access permissions and privileges.

  • Ensure storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly.

  • Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security.

  • Provide Tier II support for the application technology stack.

  • Migrates new software code and break fixes.

  • Verifies shell/SQL scripts, packages, and stored procedures for system enhancements.

  • Assists with the installation and configuration ofthird party products that integrate with underlying applications.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Currently hold an adjudicatedTop Secret Clearance and be able to maintain

  • AA/AS + 3 years recent specialized experience

  • Database Administrations certification (SQL, Azure, Oracle, etc.)

  • CompTIA Security+ (IAT Level II or greater)

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • ITIL v3 – Foundation

  • Experience with Cloud services

  • Experience supporting various IT infrastructure, to include operating systems, storage, & web services.

  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs

  • Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards

  • Experience with DoD IT security requirements

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

Company Overview: 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 an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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