• Database Administrator (AWS)

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Public Trust
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
  • Overview

    VariQ is seeking a DBA with experience in two or more of the following technologies: Oracle, MS SQL, MariaDB, PostgresSQL, for a contract with a Federal client in Washington D.C. This position also requires expert level knowledge of database administration in the AWS Cloud environment.


    Additional Information:

    • Location: Washington, DC 20549
    • Salary: Dependent upon experience
    • Security Clearance: The ability to obtain and maintain a Background Investigation/Public Trust Clearance
    • Available: September 2019


    • Perform database architecture designs and recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications
    • Monitors database performance
    • Handle day-to-day database administration responsibilities
    • Troubleshoot and resolve database issues
    • Address Change Request tickets
    • Address Open POA&Ms
    • Communicate with Business Analysts and customers and perform thorough analysis on all user stories and tasks
    • Perform thorough testing on all developed code
    • Prepare design documentations



    • A bachelor’s Degree or higher and 5+ years Database experience in Oracle or MS SQL.
    • A bachelor’s Degree or higher and 5+ years Database experience in the AWS Cloud Environment
    • Mixed experience with data modeling, database administration and tuning, data manipulation, data extract/transform/load.
    • Expert knowledge of databases and applications running in the AWS cloud environment.
    • Penchant for working in fast-paced, collaborative environments with a strong affinity for innovation.  


    • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
    • Experience in installing and maintaining a PostresSQL database environment
    • Relational database principles 


    VariQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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