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Senior Database Administrator

Company: VAE, Inc.
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

OVERVIEW: VAE, Inc. is a full service IT Infrastructure Solutions Company focused on building, securing and supporting our clients' mission critical enterprises. We provide a distinctive array of design, integration and implementation services as well as fully managed service offerings. VAE is at the forefront of leveraging multi-tenant capable technologies and shared IT services to create secure, reliable and cost-effective end-to-end services and solutions. We deliver exceptional infrastructure solutions with extremely talented employees using a client-focused partnering approach.JOB TYPE: Full-timeLOCATION: Montgomery, AL 36043 US (Primary)JOB DESCRIPTION: VAE is looking for a Senior Database Administrator to support 26NOS in Montgomery, Alabama.

  • Work within data center operations supporting Windows servers, desktops, Linux systems and various application patching, software version updates, network and security configurations
  • Administer SQL (Structured Query Language) database instances or PostgreSQL to manage and interact with hosted software applications such as SharePoint sites, NetQoS, Cacti, SolarWinds, etc.
  • Provide database administration including design, install, configuration, upgrades, consolidation, monitoring, tuning, and maintenance; Manage database backup and recovery processes
  • Strong skills designing, developing and maintaining stored procedures, views, tables, T-SQL scripts, creating associated documentation; Perform data conversion and server migrations
  • Maintain detailed SQL server environment technical documentation and system security plans
  • Interact with Microsoft SQL database stored procedures, and desktop applications
  • Aide in effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, certificate management and maintenance of high availability production and disaster recovery (DR) sites
  • Responsible for database implementation, security, privileges and regular maintenance tasks
  • Build scripts automating daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly operations of database management
  • Detect, craft and sustain server Windows automation processes with PowerShell to improve or enhance day-to-day operations to create team efficiencies & reduce manual processes
  • Provide a periodic report of system status to include uptime, incidents, problems or open issues
  • Respond to system faults, analyzing and correcting applications or errors to reestablish service
  • Aid to identify technical environment issues and recommend solutions to mitigate problems
  • Perform analytical, technical and admin work using and installing new and existing physical or web-based database application systems in a smart card Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) environment
  • Proactively monitor and evaluate performance issues and requests for local and remote data centers
  • Mentor junior system administrators to impart knowledge, share methods and teach processes
  • Preferred exposure to virtualized server offerings, especially those based on VMware or Nutanix
  • Provide in depth systems analysis, system administration, security, compliance and maintenance
  • Able to audit, remediate, and maintain DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) checklist documentation on supported systems utilizing technical procedures, best practices, hardening guidance, vendor manuals, user guides and runbooks;
  • Experience in evaluating audit scan report data from ACAS Tenable.SC or Tenable Nessus Scanners; participate in the review and response phases of the Vulnerability Management (VM) life cycle
  • Aptitude to support provisional installation, configuration, operation and maintenance of server systems hardware (Dell PowerEdge, HPe ProLiant, etc.), and utilize related infrastructure devices such as KVMs, out-of-band management (OOBM) tools like integrated lights-out (ILO), iLO Amplifier, integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) or Open Managed Enterprise (OME) appliances
  • Develop and/or implement technical solutions based on defined mission scope and using approved software tools such as PuTTY, SecureCRT, Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), NotePad++, etc.
  • Aptitude to test/interact with new software technologies in environment with 3 rd party monitoring tools to track overall health and availability of apps: Splunk Enterprise, SolarWinds Orion platform, McAfee Endpoint Security Systems (ESS), Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM), WSUS, ForeScout, NAGIOS, Veritas NetBackup, etc.
  • Ensures networks receive periodic updates from AFCYBER-released software, patches, firmware, and upgrades via Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO), Time Compliance Network Orders (TCNO), Maintenance Tasking Order (MTO) and Notices to Airman (NOTAMs)
  • Assist AF Cyber personnel with Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) programs, cybersecurity toolsets, and Operation Order (OPORD)/Fragmentary Order (FRAGO) support
  • Candidate will report to the 26 th NOS Systems Administration (SA) team leadership QUALIFICATIONS: Experience within DoD environment or enterprise data center desired
  • Experience with supporting database servers preferably VMware infrastructure, and/or backups
    • Must have a minimum of 5+ years of experience with database technologies
    • Prefer a minimum of 3+ years of experience with Windows server environment
    • Knowledge of network protocols and technologies: DHCP, ICMP, LDAPS, NetFlow, Polling, SCP, SMTP, SNMP, Syslog, TCP/IP, VLANs, WMI
    • Exposure to cluster management, high availability methodologies, load balancing traffic management technologies; virtualized environments such as VMware vSphere's vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA), ESXi hosts, virtual machines (VMs), VMTools, Horizon View, and/or VM/Host distributed resource schedules (DRS) groups/rules
    • Support day-to-day technical communication systems, alerts and incident tickets queue in support of operations; Open/track change requests and interact with external customers or vendors
    • Experience with networking, desktops / laptops, middleware, client/server software, Office products, server operating systems, virtualization, managing data, applications, websites, or database supporting a multi-site, multi-domain Windows forest
    • Responsible for shared 24x7 coverage of the Windows physical and/or virtual support CERTIFICATIONS: CompTIA Security+ ce - or - (ISC) - CISSP We are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.PI201438357

Keywords: VAE, Inc., Montgomery , Senior Database Administrator, Other , Montgomery, Alabama

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