Location:Colorado Springs, CO, USAPay Rate:RANGE 90k-105k-based on experience, knowledge and skill set
Pay Type:SalaryBenefits:Extensive Benefit Options Available
Employment Type:Full Time

Overview:
Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) provides our national defense and federal civilian and industry customers with services and products in the following main areas: 1) Cybersecurity and Information Operations; 2) Space Operations and Control; 3) Aviation Systems; 4) Ground, Air and Missile Defense, and Fires Support Systems; 5) Intelligence Programs Support; 6) Experimentation and Test; 7) Program Management; and (8) Audio/Visual Technology Applications. Quantum's Corporate Office is located in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally. We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation's Warfighters. In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Aberdeen, MD; Colorado Springs, CO; Shalimar, FL; and Tupelo, MS

Mission:

Quantum is seeking a Database Administrator to provide support as needed to the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command (USASMDC), Capability Development Integration Directorate (CDID) government personnel for efforts associated with innovations for Space, Near Space, Space Control, Missile Defense Capabilities and information operations to the Warfighter. Supports, as needed, US Army Space and Missile Defense Command Capability Development Integration Directorate (CDID) government personnel for efforts associated with innovations for Space, Near Space, Space Control, Missile Defense Capabilities and information operations to the Warfighter.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides expert knowledge to ensure database integrity, dataflow, and replications.
  • Responsible for performance monitoring, database tuning identification and correction of performance bottlenecks.
  • Collaborates with software engineers, security administration, computer operations, network management, and system administrators to ensure quality and integrity of databases, application software, and data.
  • Develops and implements procedures for identification and resolution of complex database-related anomalies.
  • Leads all database troubleshooting.

Requirements:

BS Degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree with proven record of experience. Excellent interpersonal skills, self-motivated, with keen attention to detail.

  • Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain DoD Top Secret / SCI Clearance
  • 2 DoD 8570 IAT II (CompTIA Security + CE) or higher
  • Have one of the following certifications or equivalent MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration / MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014 / MCSE: Data Management and Analytics
  • Experience working within the parameters detailed via DISA STIGs
  • Understanding of the solution life cycle from inception to operation
  • Strong technical documentation skills both in written and diagram form
  • Ability to influence others and identify best solutions among many stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions
  • Ability to establish and track metrics related to key performance objectives and service levels
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skill and strong problem-solving skills
  • Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience installing, operating and maintaining SQL Server 2012, 2016 and 2019 in a virtualized or cloud environment.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services and/or Microsoft Azure Cloud Services.
  • Knowledge of database solutions for Amazon Web Services and/or Azure Cloud Services.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Internet Information Service (IIS).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. *Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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