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Database Services Lead- DHS Top Secret, Washington DC 20001

PDS Tech, Inc is seeking a candidate for the Database Services Lead- Top Secret Clearance position located in Washington, DC 20001.    Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020
12 month contract. Must be a US Citizen and have an Active DHS Top Secret Clearance.  

The qualified applicant shall provide CBP support in operating 24x7x365, via on-call support during nonstandard business hours.
The primary focus of Database Services is to proactively design, implement and support all areas and components of Database infrastructure.
Database Services currently supports and manages Datacom/DB, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle Database.

These services include reliability, availability, scalability, capacity on demand, performance optimization, interoperability, problem analysis/resolution, configuration management, disaster recovery, capacity planning, operational redundancy, contingency planning, integration, and operations of all components across the CBP Database enterprise architecture. 
The candidate shall be responsible to provide support services including but not limited to the roles and responsibilities outlined: 
Engineer, integrate, implement, and operate CBP OIT Database systems (Datacom/DB, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL 
Server, and Oracle) across the entire enterprise and with cloud service providers to support 24x7x365 availability. 

Provide problem determination/analysis and isolate system problems utilizing diagnostic and system management tools (i.e. system dumps and system/component traces, monitoring tools, vendor problem data bases). 
Maintain security hardened baseline configurations and deploy security (patches), software maintenance (patches) and new software releases and supporting products infrastructure as directed by the system owner, DHS and CBP OIT policy, or the Cybersecurity Directorate. 
Engineer, integrate, implement, and operate a virtualization strategy to include Database server consolidation, storage consolidation, and automation. Automation includes seamless Database provisioning, and non-disruptive workflow/ application/data migrations. 

Maintain up-to-date documentation of all procedures, infrastructure diagrams, system configuration and baseline standards, implementation plans, system back out plans, system recovery plans, maintenance plans, system upgrades, and all system changes. 
Process, manage, and resolve all event, warning, alert, as well as alarm messages. Contractor shall design and implement automated responses to system issues (e.g., automatic failover, resource allocation adjustments). 
 Basic Qualifications: 
Minimum of a 10 years with a Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or relevant degree with 8 years of experience or a Master’s Degree 
Must possess a DHS TS Clearance; 

Must be able to obtain and maintain a customer-specific entrance on duty (clearance) 
Effective oral and written communications, capable of effectively translating and presenting complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical management and customers, through presentations and written media 
Must be able to work across all levels of management, within Northrop Grumman, across all team partners, and with our customers. 
Preferred Qualifications: 
Experience with all components across the CBP Database enterprise architecture.

Job Number: 1710070403
Job Location: WA, DC
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 07/10/2017
Attention: Elisabeth Laspe
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485

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