Senior SQL Database Lead - Active Secret Clearance

Overview:
Put your advanced Microsoft SQL Server data modeling, reporting, development, and administration skills to use on a program where you can be challenged technically while also daily impacting lives! CSRA is seeking a Senior Database Engineer to join us in enhancing to join our team.
Contract requires US Citizenship and an active Secret Clearance or higher is required.
The Senior Database Engineer: Oversees the organization, standards, controls, procedures, and documentation associated with operating and administering the various databases.
Provides technical consulting in the definition, design, and creation of database environments. Supports the Software Development team by participating in the peer review of technical specifications, ensuring that data model changes meet release and historical requirements and assists with performance optimization. Develops reports and database procedures to help solve data quality or business problems, data architecture, database management system facilities and capabilities, and the operation and tuning of databases.
Designs, implements, and maintains databases with respect to access methods, access time, batch processes, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods.
Maintains database dictionaries and integrates systems through database design.
Designs and develops statistical tools to provide predictive analytics with respect to refugee case processing pipeline.
Provides input to management to prepare business case and return on investment for COTS product purchases.
Experience managing database tuning, replication, backup and recovery processes, and product upgrades using Microsoft SQL Server.
Experience designing databases to support transaction and data growth and support on various platforms.
Experience in platform independent techniques to support SLAs.
Experience writing white papers, recommending COTS product purchases to management, conducting white-board presentations to management.
Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, and SQL Server monitoring and tuning products such as Solarwinds.
Responsibilities:
Manages the Data Engineering team of 20-25 responsible for database administration, data integrity, data quality, reporting, statistics, and predictive analytics
Assists, defines, and oversees database organizations, standards, controls, procedures, and documentation.
Oversees the design and develops database objects (tables, stored procedures, views, etc.) necessary to support reporting systems
Oversees the design and development of dashboards, reports and reporting systems as comprehensive reporting solutions
Designs, implements, and maintains databases with respect to access methods, access time, batch processes, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods.
Develops reports, stored procedures, etc. to help solve database solutions to business problems, data architectures, database management system facilities and capabilities, and the operation and tuning of databases.
Analyzes data sources and creates data import and export scripts.
Develops and implements technical innovations to improve the reliability and performance of the database.
Maintains SLAs to support timely and quality customer service
Implements proactive database monitoring and alerts to maintain the database integrity and performance
Ensures that all data sharing, networking connections, and reporting requirements with our RPC partners and PRM are maintained.
Executes processes in SQL databases such as stored procedures/functions/packages, database jobs, materialized views, views, synonyms, and DB links.
Conducts weekly staff meetings and ensure that all personnel are provided with the best guidance, constructive criticism, and candid evaluation possible.
Attends to staffing needs, such as interviewing, rewards & recognition, mentoring, and conflict resolution.
Responsible for compensation management and annual performance evaluation of staff members. - Works with the entire Production Support staff to ensure good training plans and compliance training.
Receives and understands task priorities as articulated by Senior Management. Plan delegations and individual work load in conjunction with those priorities.
Work on strategic improvements to eliminate single points of failure, develop process documentation, etc.
Work with the senior staff and with the PM to address the client's desire for innovation.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required; Masters preferred.
10+ years experience with database administration and database design.
Candidate needs previous experience managing a team
Previous experience with SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer (Ignite)
Minimum interim secret clearance or higher clearance required
Requirement:
Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Windows 7 workstations, MS SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
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Notice:
CSRA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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