Sr. Microsoft SQL Server Engineer Lead - Active Secret Clearance

  • CSRA,
  • Rosslyn, VA
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Sr. Microsoft SQL Server Engineer Lead - Active Secret Clearance
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Opportunity Details:


CSRA is seeking a Senior Database Engineer Lead to join us in enhancing to join our team in Arlington, VA.

Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret or TS Clearance.

The Senior Microsoft SQL Server Engineer Lead is a technical position, that focuses on defining and implementing a SQL Server 2016 architecture/solution to support a large US based database, and nine internationally remote databases. An expertise in data replication, configuration, performance monitoring, and tuning is required to fill this role. The Senior Microsoft SQL Server Engineer Lead leads initiatives to include: advanced integration approaches, company-wide standards, tuning and enterprise data warehouse guidance.


The Senior Microsoft SQL Server Engineer Lead role requires an individual skilled and experienced with SQL Server 2008-2016. This role will take the lead to re-architecture and re-development our legacy solution and provide guidance and mentor-ship to their less-experienced SQL resources. Must must be heavily experienced with Microsoft SQL Server 2008-2016, including designing and developing solutions from architecture through implementation and support. The Senior Microsoft SQL Server Engineer Lead will be responsible for working with the business and development teams to ensure understanding of the requirements and developing the solution. Additionally, the Senior Microsoft SQL Server Engineer Lead will be responsible peer reviewing deliverables from the rest of the SQL Server team and providing feedback to those team members to enforce standards and performance. Further, this resource will be responsible for presenting solutions, demonstrations and proof of concepts for evaluation and approval
  • Oversees the organization, standards, controls, procedures, and documentation associated with operating and administering the various databases.
  • Monitors performance and advises any necessary infrastructure changes as it relates to Microsoft SQL Server
  • Works closely with client stakeholders, architects, analysts and SMEs to validate and/or elicit information requirements for database design and architecture
  • Analyzes source data to assist in preparing iterative design changes, database refactoring, and creating or modifying reference data
  • Prepare, maintain and publish data model diagrams, dictionaries, scripts and metadata files in accordance with project methodology and collaboration guidelines
  • Collect, analyze and prepare data volume metrics to support database sizing, tuning, capacity planning and data retention activities
  • Supports the Software Development team by participating in the peer review of technical specifications, ensuring that data model changes meet release and historical requirements and assists with performance optimization.
  • Develops reports and database procedures to help solve data quality or business problems, data architecture, database management system facilities and capabilities, and the operation and tuning of databases.
  • Evaluates third-party solutions for data integration issues and architecture standards compliance as necessary
  • Provides SQL Server DB, SSIS, and SSRS architecture leadership
  • Effectively communicates SQL Server SSIS architecture and approaches
  • Provides competency in problem solving, data analysis, business rule validation, data integration, data quality, dependency analysis and estimation and delivery of complex SQL Server solutions



  • Candidate Qualifications:

  • 10+ years IT experience across Information Technology domains of data or information architecture, solution architecture, and/or application development
  • Experience in Microsoft SQL Server 2008-2016
  • 5+ years of experience using leveraging SQL Server Integration Services as a mechanic for moving data between systems and implementing data cleansing and merging capabilities.
  • 5+ year of experience performing conceptual and logical data modeling
  • 5+ years of experience with data quality, data profiling and self-service discovery and data preparation techniques
  • 5+ years of leadership and management skills
  • Excellent listening skills, interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to facilitate discussions and drive toward quick decisions
  • Experience writing white papers, recommending COTS product purchases to management, conducting white-board presentations to management.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, and SQL Server monitoring and tuning products such as Solarwinds
  • Provides input to management to prepare business case and return on investment for COTS product purchases.
  • Experience managing database tuning, replication, backup and recovery processes, and product upgrades using Microsoft SQL Server.

  • Desired Skills
  • Experience working with data discovery tools such as Tableau
  • Programming/Script skills
  • Experience with no-SQL or alternate DB technologies—Hadoop, Cassandra, MongoDB, Azure DocumentDB
  • Understanding of data warehousing principles and concepts, including methodologies such as Kimball and Inmon


CSRA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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What We Do. CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To "Think Next. Now." is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results. We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens. Our Company. CSRA's legacy is a partnership that began when the North American Public Sector business of CSC and SRA International merged to become a leading provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services with over 50 years of combined legacy experience supporting U.S. government agencies and programs. We retain the spirit of partnership in all we do—with our customers, within our brilliant teams, and through our alliances with industry-leading technology innovators. We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Together, we are committed to a stronger and better future for America through next-generation thinking made real today. Think Next. Now.