Senior DB2 Database Administrator

  • SAIC,
  • Kearneysville, WV
  • 11 hours ago
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DB2, Database, Interface, Linux
Full Time

Job Description

Job ID: 2115714


Date Posted: 2021-10-18

Category: Information Technology

Subcategory: Database Admin

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust

Potential for Remote Work: Yes


SAIC is looking to fill a position for an experienced DB2 database administrator who on any given day may be called upon to:
  • Use and/or develop solutions that encompass database structure; security; performance tuning; installation planning, testing, and execution; back-up and recovery specifications; potentially data warehousing, and potentially database virtualization.
  • Be responsible for the daily operations and functioning of database systems which includes implementing and maintaining software, tools, and processes to effectively manage the database solutions.
  • Work in a managed team environment to resolve day-to-day database issues which involve a variety of customers and developers and requires effective collaboration.
  • Interface with infrastructure partners in the delivery of our services such as network, middleware and system administrators.
  • Look for opportunities to apply continuous improvement and gain efficiencies.


  • Bachelor's degree and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience;
  • Database Administration proficiency with five or more years of experience in DB2
  • Experience writing and using noSQL
  • The selected candidate must have a willingness and ability to participate in a 7x24 on-call rotation, required every 4 weeks
  • Knowledge of database design, development, and management
  • Knowledge of database security
  • Knowledge of database performance tuning techniques and tools
  • Ability to collaborate with other systems and applications developers
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills including strong interpersonal skills and documentation practices
  • Candidate subject to Minimum Background investigation by IRS.

  • Proficiency with DB2
  • Experience providing database support for large COTS applications like
  • Knowledge of hardware and operating systems - especially Linux, system architectures, and network infrastructures
  • Active IRS MBI or equivalent
  • Ability to understand and work with new and emerging database technologies including Cloud solutions
  • Knowledge of data modeling techniques and tools
  • Experience writing noSQL queries and working with JSON documents
  • Ability to develop tools, utilities, and procedures to automate maintenance functions
  • Ability to plan and install database software and database systems
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Knowledge of software engineering principles
  • Experience with DB2 database administration tools used for object management and design

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $105,001 - $115,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit .

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Company Information

Dice Id : 10111346
Position Id : 2115714
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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