Job Description

Job Type : Contract

Location/City : VA - Falls Church

Category : Information Technology

Region : Mid-Atlantic

Id : 25691

Monday - Friday, 40/hrs
Six month contract-to-hire



  1. Communicate effectively with customers and fellow employees
  2. Conduct project based work to design, document and implement infrastructure solutions to solve business problems
  3. Defines, creates, and maintains database metrics and documentation for database configuration and support
  4. Conduct database systems and applications requirements analysis, design, development, implementation and support
  5. Perform and manage and implement IT projects from initiation through closeout
  6. Complete technical documentation to design, test, implement, train, and transition solutions to operational support
  7. Manage project implementation from the development of assessments, preparation of project charters, conducting briefing sessions with client management.
  8. Assist, and publish technical standards including white papers
  9. Use Hands-on experience supporting desktop, laptop hardware and network equipment
  10. Microsoft SQL 2008, 2012, or 2016. Run advanced database commands and scripts
  11. Standardizes and migrates data to facilitate testing by utilizing database and third-party tools and custom scripts
  12. Designs, implements and automates security for databases
  13. Diagnoses and resolves highly complex database problems
  14. Researches new database technologies to evaluate, install and upgrade database software products

Must have qualifications:


  • Must meet DoD 8570 IAT II compliance including Security Plus with CE enrolled certification plus computing environment certification and hold an active secret clearance.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Microsoft SQL 2008, 2012, 2014, and 2016.
  • SQL Clustering, always-on availability group.
  • Minimum of 3years’ experience as a developer building and supporting business intelligence / data warehousing reporting solutions using Microsoft SQL, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS.
  • Experience building/optimizing cubes with SQL queries, and experience with Analysis Services (SSAS) and Reporting Services (SSRS) including database development, deployment, configuration, security and troubleshooting.
  • Strong proficiency with core Microsoft Office Tools (Outlook, Power Point, Excel, and Word).
  • Experience with the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Experience working in a high availability environment.
  • Excellent logical and problem solving abilities.
  • 8-10 years of related Microsoft SQL, and other application and database related experience.


Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of SQL Server 2016 would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure would be an advantage.
  • Excellent English communication skills -both verbal and written.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Very high attention to detail
  • Intermediate VMware experience. VCP 5 or higher certification a plus.
  • Foundational knowledge around Linux systems preferably with Redhat
  • Hands on experience with Storage Area Network (SAN) technologies is a plus
  • Working knowledge of networking protocols and components including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, IP Networking VPN’s, switching, and routing
  • Proactive thinker and self-starter, must be able to innovate and think out of the box
  • Intermediate experience designing, implementing and managing enterprise solutions using Microsoft, HP and VMWare 5.x and 6.x technologies.
  • HP blade hardware and virtual platform, Windows Server and SQL Server experience preferred.
  • Backup and disaster recovery experience preferred.


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.


How to Apply:
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