Database Administrator

District of Columbia Pragmatics, Inc.

Job Description: Position available upon award of work Would you like to perform rewarding work while contributing to the success of an established, growing company? Pragmatics, Inc. is seeking a Database Administrator with experience supporting large enterprise data warehouse/ analytics data-driven environment. As a Database Administrator you will define, refine, and standard database performance and tuning practices for an enterprise data warehouse team. Required experience / skills * Defines, refines, and standardizes database performance and tuning practices * Refines and manages baseline configurations for the organizations database environment Automates routine database functions to ensure accuracy and minimize costs * Establishes and practices a consistent database backup and recovery practice that complies with the organization’s backup and retention policies and business continuity practices * Develops and follows upgrades procedures to ensure consistency within all organizations databases Conducts performance testing and reports on impact of SQL Server upgrades on organizations applications * Enhances the organizations data replication processes to reduce the amount of time between replication * Performs routine production database and application maintenance tasks on a rotating basis Monitors all production database activity for operational improvements to include, but not limited to CPU, Disk and Memory utilization, space utilization, replication and consistency of sites, long running queries/data loads, query access plans, security infractions and overall performance of databases * Develops and implements corrective measures for database issues/problems found during monitoring. * Provides database technical support for Technology and Application Delivery projects to include, but not limited to: analysis of database design and schema, database environment provisioning, security assessments, database build executions, database application performance testing/tuning and supporting project deployments. * Leads and manages all database aspects of the assigned technology delivery project. * Provides database technical support in maintaining and building the database non-production environments, including database refreshes, database patch management, database space management, database performance tuning and migration/upgrade of the non-production database environments * Provides training and guidance to peers and Database Administrators * Recommends, creates, and follows all relevant policies and procedures to operate a controlled production environment * Leads and manages database administration activities as assigned by the Lead Database Administrator Performs other duties as assigned. Desired Skills * Financial institution (FDIC, OCC Treasury, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac) experience with banking and mortgages is beneficial. * Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and OLAP strategies is a plus. Education and Experience * BS Degree in Computer Science, engineering, or other technical field * technical certifications are a plus * 8+ years of experience in Data Modeling and Database Design. * 5+ years of experience using Erwin modeling tool. Clearance * US Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust clearance Company Overview Join an established and reliable mid-tier government contractor with a reputation for excellence. For 30 years, Pragmatics, Inc. has provided state-of-the-art technology services and solutions to the federal government. We provide software engineering, agile business intelligence and analytics, audiovisual and learning technologies, cybersecurity,systems engineering, independent verification and validation, IT service management, program management, and transportation solutions. Pragmatics has diverse contracts with both defense and civilian agencies. We have been externally appraised at SEI CMMI Level 5 and are ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001, and ISO/IEC 20000-1 certified. Pragmatics strives to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction, as well as rewarding careers for our employees, who are hardworking, enthusiastic, and dedicated to superior performance. We encourage you to find out more about our company and our benefits at: ******************. Pragmatics is an Equal Opportunity See Job Description

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