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Principal SQL Server Data Base Administrator (Remote)
ICF is seeking an experienced Database Administrator (DBA) to be part of an established team supporting cloud platform solutions and management to our federal client in Washington, DC.
*We are open to supporting 100% remote work anywhere within the US.*
The Tailored Platform Services Support (TPSS) team supports cloud platform systems that are critical to the success of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mission. The TPSS program provides contractor support for both Operations and Maintenance (O&M) activities and Development and Modernization (DM&E) efforts.
Work with clients, peers, and management in a highly visible, mission-critical environment
Assist with data migration from legacy Sybase database to ServiceNow platform
Build an ETL to migrate the legacy data into the new system
Work with the team to plan and execution a solution for converting existing stored procedures in the legacy database
Demonstrate ability to analyze resource bottlenecks and provide suggestions to the team, management, and internal customers on how to alleviate pressure and plan for capacity
Provide recommendations and strategies to application owners on how to improve the performance and scalability of their database components
Provide architectural guidance on strategies to improve operations and monitoring of current and future implementations
Ability to implement physical designs from logical designs
Prepare technical documentation such as a data migration plan and data management strategy
A minimum of 8 years experience is required, with not less than 6 years of actual SQL Server DBA experience
Two years must be hands-on development and at least two years must be a senior technical staff member (such as architect or principal/senior engineer).
End-to-end knowledge of MS SQL Server database technologies
DBA experience supporting large modernization efforts using PaaS such as ServiceNow, Salesforce, Appian, etc.
Experience Planning, Installing, and configuring a database platform
Experience Implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery for each database (HADR) based on requirements for its workload
Experience maintaining and monitoring a database platform
Experience implementing performance tuning on the databases based on monitoring
Experience re-balancing workloads across database servers based on monitoring
Experience securing databases platforms and individual databases based on requirements and implementation
Possesses a thorough, all-level knowledge of complex, multi-modular IT systems design, development, and integration via various methodologies and technical approaches
Expertise in data management best practices and technology trends
Experience with compliance and vulnerability scan remediation
The ability to conduct Root Cause Analysis (RAC) to troubleshoot MS SQL server and database issues
Proficiency with optimization techniques
Experience with SQL Server Integration Services package development (SSIS)
Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services report development (SSRS)
Possesses Strong verbal and written communication skills as responsibilities include direct client interfacing and the development of documentation
Willing to have a basic background check (work is for the Federal Government)
Possesses strong verbal and written communications skills as responsibilities include direct client interfacing and the development of documentation
US Citizenship Required; Must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance.
Preferred Skills (not required):
Public Trust clearance or higher
Extensive experience in Sybase ASE & Replication server
Strong Sybase database administration experience in ASE version 12.5,15.x,16.x, Sybase Replication server version 15.x & 16.x
Strong experience in Sybase installation, configuration, maintenance on Solaris and Linux platforms
Strong experience in cross-platform Sybase ASE & Replication Server migration
Experience in Sybase Warm standby, ADHoc, and MSA replication setup and support
Proficiency in database tuning, to ensure that applications run efficiently and reliably.
Experience administering a large enterprise database environment.
Working at ICF
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