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Database Specialist II

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Big Pool
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family:Database Administration (Digital)Travel Required:NoneClearance Required:Ability to Obtain SecretWhat You Will Do: Guidehouse Digital is currently seeking a mid-level Database Specialist who will work as a member of the System Monitoring Team. This Database Specialist (Administrator) will work with the Microsoft SQL Server, Database, that serves as the back end for monitoring tools. The primary database is for SolarWinds Orion Platform, SolarWinds Enterprise Operation Center, and SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer. Currently the Monitoring team has multiple instances across the United States.

  • The Database Administrator (DBA) will maintain all the databases for the System Monitoring team both in production and in development.
  • Tune the Databases for peak performances according to the best practices worked out with SolarWinds engineers.
  • Work with the PaaS and Security teams to ensure the Databases are fully STIG compliant and have security vulnerabilities minimized.
  • He/She is expected to be fully versed in SQL queries including but not limited to Case, joins, distinct, count, round etc.
  • DBA is expected to quickly pick up SWQL (SolarWinds Query Language) which is a scaled down read-only version SQL
  • Provide input on how to monitor databases as a whole using monitoring tools for the enterprise.
  • Providing technical input for policies and procedures, and maintaining accurate documentation on those policies/procedures.
  • Adhering to Change/Configuration Management procedures and policies.
  • Properly estimating work efforts and technical challenges (scoping projects).
  • Assist in creating the SWQL queries used in creating SolarWinds dashboards and reports.
  • Research and investigate problems, diagnose and provide resolution or viable solutions for hardware and software issues; appropriately escalating and reporting recommendations clearly and effectively to management and team.
  • Work in a fast paced environment with flexibility for occasional non-business hours (evenings and weekends), along with prioritizing and juggling multiple projects.
  • Work productively in a team environment and participate as a positive and cooperative team members.What You Will Need:
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET federal security clearanc
    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering, or related degree program; OR, sufficient demonstrated technical experience and/or current IT Certification may be substituted for formal education.
    • Active CompTIA Security+ Certification
    • 3-5 years IT engineering experience supporting projects and systems of similar size, scope and technical complexity.
    • MS SQL
    • SQL Scripting
    • DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) What Would Be Nice To Have:
      • An ACTIVE and CURRENT SECRET federal security clearance
      • Strong verbal, written, organization and documentation skills.
      • Analytical and problem solving skills; creative thinking.
      • SWQL
      • SolarWinds
      • Oracle
      • PowerShell What We Offer:Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:
        • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
        • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
        • Parental Leave
        • 401(k) Retirement Plan
        • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance
        • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
        • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits
        • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
        • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities
        • Employee Referral Program
        • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
        • annual membership
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)
        • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonusAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1- or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Germantown , Database Specialist II, IT / Software / Systems , Big Pool, Maryland

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