Database Administrator

Manassas VA Leidos


The Leidos Spatial Solutions team has an opening for an experienced Database Administrator to work on cloud-based systems with a mission operations team. The team is involved in operation and sustainment of multiple operational cloud deployed geospatial solutions. A successful candidate will have experience with administration, support, and maintenance of cloud-based databases/Amazon RDS instances.


Primary responsibilities will involve sustainment and management of multiple mission operational geodatabases of cloud-base systems; ETL between an Oracle database (legacy) and Postgres database; responding to DB Incident Reports (e.g. DB locks); performing DB checks; running DB queries; performing routing DB checks; analyzing future DB needs; and working with users to implement data standards by creating and updating the data dictionary and automated data validation functions.

Core Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI Clearance w/ CI Poly (or ability to pass CI Poly upon hire)
  • DOD 8570 Certification (Security+ or equivalent or higher)
  • BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Experience in AWS/Cloud technologies
  • Extensive hands-on experience in all DBA tasks such as user management, backup and recovery, snapshot creation and deletion.
  • Experience in RDS and SQL Technology, particularly Oracle and Postgres
  • Proactive self-starter demonstrating a positive, willing attitude and ability to function without direct oversight
  • Organizational Skills: Can plan and prioritize work. Follows tasks to their logical conclusion and makes sure that everything has been done to the right standard. Good attention to detail.
  • Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently to team members and clients, verbally and in writing. Able to present ideas in a variety of ways depending upon audience and context.
  • US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An active TS/SCI with a Polygraph
  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification
  • Experience with IC Cloud Architecture implementation methodologies
  • Experience with collaboration tools and administration (Jira, Confluence, RocketChat)
  • Experience with Oracle database administration
  • Experience with Postgres database administration

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $122,200.00 – $220,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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