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Database Administrator

Company: Ideal Innovations
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:


* Ideal Innovations Inc. (I3) is a Service-disabled Veteran-Owned small business (SDVOSB) that specializes in providing biometric and forensic services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA,I3 is interested in hiring the very best and brightest managers, engineers, logisticians, and subject matter experts. We offer competitive salaries, health benefits, 401k, and continuing education funds. We pay close attention to our workforce and strive to provide opportunities and longevity that endure beyond our opportunities. At I3, we wantto provide our future teammates with opportunities for professional development & growth.
* You will be working closely with other personnel at the National Ground Intelligence Center providing operational support and database administration of biometric databases. The team shares a military mindset with a devotion to both professional behavior and dedication to mission success.
* Working closely with our military members and fellow contractors provides a unique opportunity to achieve both job satisfaction and self-fulfillment by supporting our nation's heroes.
* This is an opportunity to support the Army's biometric collection mission to collect, match and compare fingerprints, iris images, and facial photos to establish identity superiority and maintain identity dominance in all areas of military operations. As a key member of the biometric team, you will work closely with the warfighter to ensure 100% availability of all biometric data. The successful candidate will provide critical database administration, database management, database optimization, scripting, troubleshooting, patching, and updating.
* Strong technical skills balanced by an operational mindset focused on the success of the biometric mission.


* Must provide detailed technical support for database development efforts and generation of reports with minimal management supervision.
* Must be capable of translating operational requirements into detailed database queries to provide applicable metrics and reports.
* Must have knowledge of distributed systems, and issues regarding database replication and distribution for distributed systems.
* Must have a general understanding of communications protocols, and be able to quickly understand the Common Operating Environment and Army Technical Architecture guidelines.
* Day-to-Day tasks:
* Maintenance and administration of Microsoft SQL Server databases
* Take the provided Biometric Enabled Watch List (BEWL) and format a more detailed BEWL product for key stakeholders
* Performs all aspects of database administration including testing of all modifications, security administration, optimization, capacity planning, performance tuning
* Support NGIC ad hoc Database queries and request
* Development, enhancements, and support of database applications
* Development and administration of stored procedures, triggers, views, and functions
* Data extraction and import
* Assist in data reporting
* Designing, testing, implementing, maintaining, and controlling the relational and object-oriented databases across multiple platforms and computing environments
* Automating manual processes
* Implement process improvements
* Develop ad-hoc reports and other applications using Microsoft SQL Server, .NET, and other programming tools
* Troubleshoot data issues
* Validate result sets
* Analyze data
* System quality assurance and consistency with installation, security policy compliance, and standards
* Develop data architectures and database management policies and standards as required
* Identification and resolution of data issues

Required Qualifications

* Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or related technical discipline (8 years of direct relevant technical experience may be substituted for education).
* 5+ years in database administration experience utilizing but not limited to Oracle, MySQL, and SQLite databases
* Within 6 months of hiring, achieve DoD 8570 at the IAT level II Certification as specified at
* Proven ability to troubleshoot, networking, SQL Server and Windows operating systems
* Proven ability to create scripts for system administration/setup, perform database maintenance, and ensure data integrity
* The candidate must be fully proficient in the use of PCs and all programs included in the Microsoft Office application suite.

Desired Qualification:

* Prior experience supporting the data management of biometric systems
* Previous experience with Army or SOCOM biometrics applications
* Experience supporting the BEAMS (Biometrics Enterprise Asset Management System) asset management tool
* Existing DoD 8570 at the IAT Level II Certification
* Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) in one or more SQL concentrations
* Military and/or national intelligence background with a clear understanding of the military structure, mission, and responsibilities
* Prior experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, or similar surroundings is a plus

Physical Job Requirements:

* Physical demands vary from sitting at a desk to hand-carrying a computer or server. Phone use and PC or laptop.
* May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 50 lbs.

Position Type/Shift Information:

* Work approximately 8 hours per day, five days a week

US Citizenship & Clearance: Current DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI. US Citizenship is required.

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Ideal Innovations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

Ideal Innovations, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: Ideal Innovations, Charlottesville , Database Administrator, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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