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DBA - Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Infrastructure Software (Database Management)

Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Title: DBA - Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Infrastructure Software (Database Management)

Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Duration: 6 months contract with possible extension or hire

Job Summary:

  • You are the Relational, NoSQL, Key-Value, etc. database go-to person for technologies specified below.
  • Leads workgroups and/or functions as a technical expert in Database engineering services.
  • Resolves and makes decisions on more complex or non-routine service requests with limited to moderate risk.
  • Performs research, analysis, design, creation and implementation of infrastructure systems to meet current and future user requirements.
  • Directs Service Providers to modify and maintain existing systems to address changes in business processes.
  • Ensures Service Providers achieve contracted service delivery outcomes.
  • Monitors multiple projects by Service Provider to successful completion, maintaining scope within the time and budget constraints.
  • Ensures existing services are managed and new initiatives are delivered according to departments financial guidelines.
  • Mentors junior team members to grow breadth and depth of expertise within or across primary and secondary infrastructure software service areas below:

Key Infrastructure Service Areas

Key Technologies Managed in Service Area

Primary: Database Engineering

Oracle RDBMS, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, Couchbase, MySQL, Cassandra, PostgreSQL

Education and Experience

  • Required

    • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience/certifications related to Database Management
    • 8-10 years' professional experience in information technology infrastructure management
    • Ability to manage the details and compliance with standards and expectations
    • Excellent communication skills and problem solving ability
    • Technical infrastructure operations, administration, architecture, or engineering background
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others

  • Desired

    • Graduate degree
    • Technical leadership experience in a multi-sourced environment
    • Technical certifications (ITIL, Oracle Database Administration, IBM DB2 Administration, Couchbase, etc.)
    • Project management skills (Project Management Professional)
    • Experience with Cloud Services listed above

Core Work Activities

  • Provides leadership, oversight, governance and strategic direction related to the infrastructure software services that are required to enable the delivery of IT services.
  • Provides technical leadership, oversight, standardization and validation of the effectiveness of the infrastructure systems.
  • Conducts research and reviews the design and implementation of infrastructure components to validate that they are standards based, high performing, highly available and secure in delivering the required business functionality.
  • Educates internal and external users of the technologies to continually improve the knowledge and skill-base of the organization on how best to operate and support the infrastructure services.
  • Provides financial stewardship by ensuring that operational and application development activities are implemented within financial guidelines prescribed through the services cost and recovery financial model.
  • Introduces solutions that grow the bottom line and/or speed time to market.
  • Provides documents with a focus on how infrastructure services will be leveraged in the solution architecture.
  • Participates in the evaluation and selection of infrastructure services products.
  • Works closely with enterprise architects to support alignment of plans with what is being delivered.
  • Supports governance based on best practices and ensures alignment to projects and major initiatives
  • Leads analysis of the current environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommends solutions for improvement.
  • Leads analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on the infrastructure architecture.
  • Supports Solution and Domain Architecture by providing current environment status in terms of technology, software and infrastructure for projects in the delivery life cycle
  • Utilizes capability modeling to align systems strategy and planning with business strategy and goals.
  • Promotes the benefits of infrastructure services to the organization educate the team on infrastructure concepts.
  • Consults with project teams to identify when it is necessary to modify infrastructure services to accommodate project needs.
  • Consults with architecture teams to identify when it is necessary to modify the technical architecture to accommodate infrastructure needs.
  • Oversees the documentation of all architecture design and analysis work.
  • Defines, designs, implements and promote standard configuration and change management, processes and practices.


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