Principal database Administrator (TS/SCI CI Poly)
Jun 25, 2024
Government IT Division
Aurora, Colorado, United States

MKS2 Technologies, LLC, an award-winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Instructional Design and Training, Software Engineering and IT Support Services to improve the security and well-being of our clients. Our commitment to excellence and our “Mission First” orientation has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies. We have employees nationwide and for the past three consecutive years were named one of the fastest growing Veteran-owned companies in the nation. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with MKS2.


 

 

Job Title: Principal Database Administrator

Location: Buckley AFB, Aurora, Colorado

Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Duration: 12 month contract 

Compensation:

  • Salary Range: $150,000 to $170,000 annually
  • Benefits: Full benefits package included

 

Security Requirements:

  • Clearance: Must be a U.S. citizen with a TS/SCI security clearance and CI polygraph.
  • Investigation: Qualified applicants will undergo a security investigation and must meet minimum qualifications for access to classified information.

 

Job Description:

We are seeking a Principal Database Administrator to join our talented team focused on enhancing and modifying existing software systems. The successful candidate will provide crucial database administration for high-priority infrastructure and systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Database Management: Administer servers in cluster and container environments running Linux and Solaris.
  • Architecture and Maintenance: Design database architecture, install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot databases.
  • Database Tasks: Perform administrative and maintenance tasks on Oracle and PostGRES databases.
  • Installations and Upgrades: Plan, coordinate, and execute database installations, upgrades, and patches.
  • Support Requests: Respond to database-related work requests, including system maintenance, engineering analysis, and integration efforts.
  • Documentation: Maintain and update design and database schema documentation.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Education: BS Degree with a minimum of 8 years of experience, or 16 years of equivalent experience without a degree.
  • Certification: Must have or obtain a current DODI 8570.01-M IAT Level II Certification within the first 60 days of employment.
  • Operating Systems: Experience with Solaris and Linux.
  • Database Experience: Proficient with Oracle and PostGRES databases, including versions 12c and higher.
  • Tools and Techniques: Experience with Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM), DataGuard, RMAN for backup and recovery, SQL, PLSQL, OPatch, and database/query tuning.
  • Skills: Ability to multi-task, strong self-starter, team player, excellent oral and written communication skills, and strong customer service abilities.

Desired Skills:

  • Scripting: Proficiency with scripting languages such as sh, csh, bash, Python, and Perl.
  • SUN Cluster: Experience with SUN cluster environments.
  • Compliance: Experience with Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) compliance.

Security Requirements:

  • Clearance: Must be a U.S. citizen with a TS/SCI security clearance and CI polygraph.
  • Investigation: Qualified applicants will undergo a security investigation and must meet minimum qualifications for access to classified information.

If you meet the qualifications and are ready to provide support for high-priority customer activities in a dynamic environment, we encourage you to apply for this position.


 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: MKS2 Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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