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Serco Experienced Database Administrator - (100% Remote) in Virginia

Position Description

Looking for a challenging and exciting career opportunity? Check out this opportunity and apply today!

Serco supports CMS, a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to continue supporting eligibility determinations for consumers purchasing health insurance through the Federal Health Insurance Exchanges. As a Experienced Database Administrator you will provide technical direction for database design, maintenance, and administration; evaluate and recommend available DBMS products after matching user requirements with system capabilities; and develop and formulate standards, procedures, and conventions for database use; typically reporting to a project director.

In this role you will

  • Database Management Systems (DBMS): Mastery in managing various DBMS platforms, such as Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle.

  • Database Design and Modeling: Expertise in designing and modeling databases using tools like ER/Studio, Visio, or specialized modeling tools.

  • Performance Tuning and Optimization: Proficiency in tools like SQL Profiler, Query Execution Plans, and dynamic management views for optimizing query performance.

  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions: Experience in implementing clustering, replication, Always On, or other HA/DR solutions for data availability.

  • Backup and Recovery Tools: Mastery in using tools like SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), RMAN (Oracle Recovery Manager), or native cloud backup services.

  • Query Languages: Advanced SQL skills to write complex queries, stored procedures, triggers, and functions.

  • Scripting and Automation: Proficiency in scripting languages like PowerShell, Bash, or Python to automate routine tasks and deployments.

  • Database Security: Understanding of encryption, access controls, and security measures to protect sensitive data.

  • Monitoring and Alerting Tools: Familiarity with tools like SQL Server Profiler, Performance Monitor, Oracle Enterprise Manager, or third-party monitoring solutions.

  • Database Migrations and Upgrades: Experience in planning and executing database migrations and version upgrades with minimal downtime.

  • Data Warehousing and Reporting Tools: Proficiency in data warehousing concepts and tools like Microsoft SSIS, SSRS, Oracle Data Integrator, etc.

  • Data Integration and ETL Processes: Familiarity with Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) processes and tools for data integration.

  • Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing: Design and execution of disaster recovery tests to ensure data recovery and business continuity.

  • Scripting for Data Manipulation: Expertise in writing scripts for data manipulation tasks using languages like T-SQL, PL/SQL, or others.

  • Version Control and Deployment Tools: Knowledge of version control systems and deployment tools for managing database changes.

  • Advanced Analytics and Reporting: Familiarity with data analytics tools, data visualization, and reporting platforms.

  • Troubleshooting and Problem Solving: Strong analytical skills to diagnose and resolve complex database issues effectively.

  • Generally, leads a group of database administrators.

  • Develops and formulates standards, procedures, and conventions for database use.

  • Leads technical/programming staff to ensure database security from accidental or intentional loss or damage.

  • Determines file organization, indexing methods and security procedures for specific user applications.

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Enforce safety protocols and ensure field technicians adhere to safety guidelines while working on-site.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field

  • Minimum 6 years of experience as a DBA

  • Experience in database backup, disaster recovery planning, performance optimisation and data security

  • Knowledge of database management systems such as MS SQL, MySQL and Oracle

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to provide quick solutions to issues

  • Outstanding communication and collaboration skills to work in a team environment

  • Experience working with AWS environment

  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures

In compliance with state and local laws regarding pay transparency, the salary range for this role is $101,939.10 to $169,898.50; however, Serco considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. In North America, Serco’s 9,000+ employees strive to make an impact every day across 100+ sites in the areas of Defense, Citizen Services, and Transportation. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state, provincial and local governments, and commercial clients. While your place may look a little different depending on your role, we know you will find yours here. Wherever you work and whatever you do, we invite you to discover your place in our world. Serco is a place you can count on and where you can make an impact because every contribution matters.

To review Serco benefits please visit: https://www.serco.com/na/careers/benefits-of-choosing-serco . If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: careers@serco-na.com or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.

Candidates may be asked to present proof of identify during the selection process. If requested, this will require presentation of a government-issued I.D. (with photo) with name and address that match the information entered on the application. Serco will not take possession of or retain/store the information provided as proof of identity. For more information on how Serco uses your information, please see ourApplicant Privacy Policy and Notice (https://www.serco.com/na/privacy-policy) .

Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email Agencies@serco-na.com .

Serco is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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ID 65239

Recruiting Location : Location US-VA-

Category Information Technology

Position Type Full-Time

Security Clearance None

Telework Yes - May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position