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Senior SQL Database Administrator

Senior SQL Database Administrator

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By Light Professional IT Services is seeking a Senior SQL Database Administrator to join our team. This position will work independently to provide onsite database administration and management to the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Washington DC area. The DBA is responsible for designing, planning, implementing, and administering relational databases to include security, access, and documentation.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Perform Database maintenance and management of all SQL Server and Oracle databases.
  • Maintain the databases on a daily basis so that applications and customers have full access to the database.
  • Maintain operational status of databases to include: correct database/table size, ability to access and use all stored procedures, triggers, data entry/edit/delete functionality at the table level, and that all SQL Server Agent jobs run as programmed.
  • Develop stored procedures and queries or other SQL processes to manipulate/migrate data from the databases in support of needed operations.
  • Perform all the necessary development, testing plans to create view and databases to present and store data from multiple databases.
  • Perform all the necessary development, testing plans to develop permanent and Adhoc reports using SQL Server 2005/2008/2012 Reporting Services.
  • Update all documentations that are impacted buy any change to the database.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • 4 yrs experience with SQL Server Management Studio (2005/2008/2012).
  • 4-6 yrs (min) Sql Server on different versions (2008, 2012, 2012 Always On, 2014).
  • 3 yrs Oracle 11G or better in Widows and Linux.
  • Medium ability to navigate the oracle file structure via the command line.
  • Ability to write Instructions for patch set installations.
  • SQL Server Reporting creation and modification.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Installation and Configuration of Sql Server as per DISA STIGS.
  • Certification in Developing Microsoft SQL Server Database.
  • Certification in Designing Database Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Oracle Database Admin Certification
  • Active VA Clearance.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Must have ability to successfully complete Government background investigation.


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities