Sr Database Systems Adminstrator

US-GA-Warner Robins
2 weeks ago(1/4/2018 2:05 PM)
Noblis ESI
Requisition #
Regular Employee
Full Time
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI
Job Category
Software Engineering


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at 


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.


Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.


Noblis is hiring a DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR with PostgresSQL, MS SQL and a Top Secret SCI clearance in Warner Robins, GA.


Duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of PostgreSQL, MS SQL and Sybase Server databases
  • Design, implementation and sustainment of supported RDBMS products to include monitoring and tuning
  • Database production support: troubleshoot, report, and prioritize bugs on operational issues
  • Automation of tasks in Shell and cron
  • Improve and promote operational scalability and standardization of RDBMS products
  • Setting up and supporting RDBMS backup, replication, load balancing and clustering solutions
  • Work with Integrated Product Teams to help them create highly reliable data applications
  • Work with IT to manage hardware storage platforms to optimize suitability for RDBMS instances
  • Create tools and processes to automate RDBMS administration and monitoring
  • Create RDBMS best practices documentation and work with teams optimizing underlying databases
  • Routine support includes software installs, updates and security patches, support to application specialists, and monitoring of systems and log files to ensure appropriate server resource availability for support-ed RDBMS products
  • Maintain a continuing computer engineering knowledge of state-of-the-art development in hardware and software, their individual characteristics, capabilities, operations, and limitations
  • Analyze data contained in databases and identify data integrity issues with existing and proposed systems
  • Provide assistance and advice to Mission Operations users in the effective use of RDBMS products & technology
  • Participating in security monitoring, managing, and testing, such as IAVA's, patches, etc



  • Must have and maintain an ACTIVE Top Secret/SCI clearance
  • Bachelors Degree in technical discipline (preferably Information Technology)
  • 5 Years experience as PostgresSQL Database Administrator
  • Candidates must be actively actively DoD Directive 8140/8570 program compliant for IAT Level 2 (Sec+, CISSP, etc)
  • MCSE SQL Server or MCSA SQL Server
  • Prior experience with RDBMS development in Perl, Shell Scripts and custom SQL Queries
  • VMware virtualization awareness and experience
  • Able to analyze data for evaluation of operational systems to establish requirements for modification or replacement
  • Experience in resolving complex issues related to data base performance tuning and provisioning issues
  • Must be able to travel


  • Certification as a PostgresSQL Professional or Microsoft Certified DBA (MCDBA) strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Enterprise IT Service Management: IT Service Delivery, ITIL Service Management Framework including: Service design, Service-level management, Availability management, Capacity management and IT service continuity management

Location: Warner Robins, GA


***We offer a generous salary, excellent benefits, retirement plan with up to 9% matching company contributions (no waiting or vesting period), 20 days Paid- Time-Off (PTO), 10 holidays and $10,000 tuition assistance.***

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