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ID 20535 
Title Database Administrator 
Location San Antonio, TX 

Position Description:
Inserso is seeking a Database Administrator (DBA) to provide support to our DHA customer at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX. This position will provide Microsoft SQL and Oracle Database Administration support services to include performance tuning, applying patches, monitoring database capacity, reviewing and responding to alerts, maintaining database security controls, and managing the overall health and availability of databases.


This role will include, but will not be limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Analyze and optimize the operational environment; sustain capacity and performance requirements, consolidate and tune databases for optimal efficiency, maintain systems and platforms at 99% availability (outside of scheduled downtime), and ensure data integrity through performance of daily, weekly, and monthly checklists for monitoring of logs, space checks, audit reports, and backups for preventative maintenance.
  • Maintain and update the database architecture, including upgrading and installing database software.
  • Provide recommendations on planned hardware OS and configuration upgrades/modifications on database servers to protect and verify data and database services are not impacted.
  • Monitor systems and platforms for availability; oversee backup, clustering, mirroring, replication, failover, and the restoration and recovery of corrupt databases.
  • Perform database backups on a routine basis, validate backups and periodically test media integrity, along with startup and shutdown as required; periodically restore databases to test restoration procedures.
  • Validate Configuration Management Database (CMDB) deployment plans for compliance with existing performance limitations. Provide a status report before and after remediation actions are engineered and executed.
  • Monitor and maintain security configuration settings and system modifications to ensure compliance with Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) mitigation actions, Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) guidance.
  • Implement protocols and controls to secure sensitive personally identifiable information and personal health information (PII/PHI)
  • Maintain security documentation.
  • Provide weekly activity reports describing activities accomplished.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and written with customers, stakeholders, and technical specialists.
  • Effectively contribute to technical discussions and develop and present required briefing materials to ensure the customer’s needs are met in accordance with DoD, Army, MEDCOM, MHS, and DHA requirements.

Required Experience

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 6 years of  experience working with computers
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in a rapid paced, time sensitive, high-quality environment
  • Good technical writing, presentation, and documentation skills 
  • Must have excellent team skills and collaboration skills
  • Attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Technical Skills
2 years of experience in maintaining an operational database environment including capacity analysis, performance tuning, and backup and restoration planning
Familiarity with ITIL best practices a plus

Required Certifications

  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification prior to start
  • Microsoft DBA certification within 180 days

Security Requirements

  • Current favorable adjudication of a NACLC investigation or existing security clearance

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Inserso is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, marital or veteran status, national origin, disability, obligation to serve the armed forces of the U.S., or any other characteristics by applicable federal, state or local laws. Reasonable accommodation will be made for qualified individuals with a disability, where such accommodations will not impose an undue hardship during the application process and on the job.