Database Administrator Team Lead - 100% Remote - Secret Clearance Required

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Posted 22 days ago | Updated 1 hour ago

Overview

Remote
On Site
Full Time

Skills

Science
Electronics
Management
Virtual team
Cloud computing
Coaching
Process improvement
Operating systems
System administration
Team leadership
Agile
Collaboration
Risk management framework
Cyber security
Policies
STIG
Leadership
Microsoft Servers
Application servers
Web servers
Utilities
Internet
Microsoft SQL Server
SQL Azure
ServiceNow
JIRA
Communication
Mentorship
Database administration
Server administration
Metrics
Data
Servers
ASP.NET
Microsoft IIS
Adobe ColdFusion
Apache Tomcat
Database
HTTPS
TLS
PKI
Continuous integration
Continuous Integration and Development
Security clearance
Security+
Microsoft Windows Server
Microsoft Operating Systems
Microsoft Azure
SQL
DoD
ITIL

Job Details

ASRC Federal Agile Decision Sciences is seeking a Server Administrator Team Lead with a Secret security clearance to support the Communications Electronics Command (CECOM) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. The lead will be responsible for coordinating system administration activities across NIPR networks, Government Cloud, and standalone/non-networks environments. As a lead, you will manage a remote team of server administrators, database administrators, and cloud administrators. You will assign work, set task priorities/deadlines, and identify coaching opportunities for process improvement. Your work will help maintain the operation and security of the underlying operating system, including installing the latest vendor patches and applying the latest release of the applicable Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs). Additionally, you will work with the Database Administration team in understanding changes and work required on the MS SQL Databases, and ensuring all work is completed to the customer's satisfaction. If you have experience in system administration and team leadership, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

The lead will plan, coordinate, and monitor major site revisions and new site deployments after mutual agreement with the government points of contact, and ensure that all development is executed using an Iterative Agile approach. The lead will also ensure that all tickets are answered and resolved promptly to the customer's satisfaction. The lead will collaborate with the rest of the team in ensuring that the continuous Risk Management Framework (cRMF) process is effectively conducted and ensure the System's Authority to Operate (ATO) is maintained in a satisfactory manner.

The lead will be expected to stay current and have a working understanding of relevant new database technologies, as well as all relevant cyber security policies, regulations, STIGs, and Security Requirements Guides (SRGs). In addition, the administrator will be expected to notify users of all Authorized Service Interruptions (ASI).

Finally, the lead will serve as a point of contact with the Government for administrative communications and coordination of work.

Responsibilities

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited institution
  • 5+ years of server administration experience, including:
    • Experience working in a Microsoft Azure environment.
    • Experience working with Microsoft Server 2019, up to the latest version.
    • Experience working with any application server or web server utilities: Internet Information Services (IIS), Adobe ColdFusion, Apache Tomcat, etc.
    • A strong understanding of MS SQL Server 2019, up to the latest version, as well as Azure SQL and Microsoft Azure SQL Managed Instances.
  • Experience with IT ticketing solutions, such as ServiceNow and Jira.
  • DoD 8140.01 IAT II Baseline Certification (Security+ or equivalent as specified in the DoD 8140.01)
  • Computing Environment Certified (For example, Windows Server, Microsoft Azure certifications, MS SQL Certifications, or equivalent as specified in DoD 8140.01)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable acting as the primary technical point of contact for the government, and coordinating work amongst the team.
  • Experience mentoring Junior DBA and Server Admins.
  • Experience generating and gathering metrics such as server uptime, ticket completion rates, and generating easy to read reports from the data.
  • Understands the value of commitments to delivery made by a production team.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in an environment with high visibility and similarly high expectations.
  • Collaborative, customer-focused, and able to create visible value.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Good understanding of secure computing practices and security issues as they pertain to applications and servers.
  • Successful experience using ASP.NET, IIS, and/or ColdFusion/Tomcat and SQL to create database connected applications.
  • Understands HTTPS, TLS, PKI, and certificates.
  • Understands the fundamentals of iterative development.
  • Understands Continuous Integration/Continuous Development
  • ITIL Foundation Certified


SECURITY CLEARANCE LEVEL:
  • SECRET Clearance or higher


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited institution.

CERTIFICATIONS:
  • IAT Level II (Security+ preferred)
  • Computing Environment Certified (For example, Windows Server, Microsoft Azure certifications, MS SQL Certifications, or equivalent as specified in DoD 8140.01)
  • ITIL Foundation Certified is preferred


WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • This role will be fully remote.
  • Must be in the U.S.
  • Must be able to work an Eastern Standard Time Zone schedule.
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