Database Administrator (DBA)/ Data Analyst

Leidos Holdings
Leidos Holdings

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Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is seeking Software Developer with strong systems, software, cloud, and Agile experience to support a complex program to provide Agile development and operations and maintenance for critical systems on a mission-critical program supporting the Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) within Customs and Border Protection (CBP). PSPD supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and CBP critical missions, specifically screening and processing travelers at the ports of entry (POEs) into the United States.

In this hands on position, you will work collaboratively to architect, design, build, deliver, and enhance highly available, scalable, real time systems. You will exercise your judgment in determining and recommending the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints. You will participate in and/or direct major deliverables of projects through all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding and unit testing.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides all activities related to the administration of computerized databases.
  • Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design in conjunction with other managers in the information systems function.
  • Designs, creates, and maintains databases in a client/server environment.
  • Conducts quality control and auditing of databases in a client/server environment to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.
  • Advises users on access to various client/server databases.
  • Designs, implements, and maintains complex databases with respect to JCL, access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods.
  • Applies knowledge and experience with database technologies, development methodologies, and front-end (e.g., COGNOS)/back-end programming languages (e.g., SQL). Performs database programming and supports systems design.
  • Includes maintenance of database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, file design and storage, and integration of systems through database design.
  • The DBAs are responsible for SQL databases located in our AWS Public Cloud/ on-prem instance and also for database builds and configurations for installations to be fielded.
  • Work with testing and Help Desk teams to conduct testing of installed systems to ensure proper operation. Perform remedial maintenance and troubleshooting to bring inoperative systems back to an operational state.
  • Provide advice and support to developers and testers.
  • Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures.
  • Support the standards, policies and procedures of the DBA team.
  • Collaborate with other DBAs and Infrastructure team members to develop automation scripts for managing databases and data in various environments.
  • Perform the integration of system and software as required.
  • BS degree and 8 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
  • US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experienced in implementing and overseeing cloud computing, Database strategy, and delivery of data solutions.
  • Experienced in Data migration
  • Requires experience and knowledge of SQL/NoSQL databases to include configuration, clustering, stored procedures, SQL tuning, performance tuning and scaling strategies.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills necessary to collaborate effectively with customers and other team members.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience and 10+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 8+ years or prior relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • DHS customer experience and knowledge of their organizational structure
  • Demonstrated DB management in Cloud and in supporting RDS service.
  • Experience with AWS Public Cloud.
  • Splunk, Splunk Processing Language (SPL), setting up Splunk dashboard
  • MarkLogic multi-modal database (NoSQL)
  • Active CBP BI
  • CBP Experience is plus

Knowledge of CI/CD pipeline

CBPOLT

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Business Systems Analysis Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That’s why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [emailprotected] .

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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