Database Administrator II in Herndon, VA at BCforward

Date Posted: 6/25/2020

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Database Administrator II

BCforward is seeking a Database Administrator for Herndon VA

Actual Title: Systems Administrator

Client Job Id: 8531-1

erecruit id: 108467

Location: 13600 EDS Dr, Herndon, VA 20171


The client seeks an individual to provide on-going maintenance and support of technical monitory systems including resolutions to bug reports, monitoring and verification of the health of the environment, application and its various components.

Required Skills:

5+ years' Server Administration experience (Both Windows and Unix) particularly as it applies to remotely supporting Middleware Apps and SSL Configuration, including supporting patching and audits.

3+ years' experience supporting a Java Development team in a Multiple Environment setting of at least 50-100 servers.

3+ years' experience performing deployments and administering Java Web/Application Servers such as WebSphere, Weblogic, Coldfusion, Tomcat and/or Wildfly.

3+ years' experience troubleshooting Web Based Applications.

3+ years' experience authoring technically accurate documentation, diagrams and charts for installation and operating procedures, and deployment and configuration instructions.

Experience with Control-M and Batch Job deployment.

Networking background with the ability to setup database connections and to understand firewall management.

Sufficient background with Web-based architectures to understand the relationships between terms like VIPs and Webservers.

Develop, update and maintain quality testing standards and procedures

Assist in the planning, creation and control of the test environment(s)

Proven ability to consult with business end users to identify current/improved operating procedures and to clarify program objectives

Ability to write documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections.

Working knowledge of relational databases and client-server concepts

Familiarity with Formal Change Management Processes (Federal Governement)

Proficient experience in using ServiceNow (as the ticketing/tracking/collaboration tool), Remedy, and VersionOne or Jira.

Windows scripting and PowerShell knowledge is a plus.

Direct experience supporting multiple concurrent Development teams as well as a customer with compartmented Engineering Teams

Security and Database Administration background a plus.

MS Office proficiency, particularly with Excel spreadsheets. Visio experience is a plus.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills including customer relationship building and customer service skills to troubleshoot remote users over the phone .

Preferred Skills:

BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or similar computer or engineering field, or equivalent experience and/or professional certification

Experience working in both Windows and Linux environments

Ability to lead or participate in customer status meetings as scheduled

Effective teamwork skills to collaborate with or direct the work of others, and judgment to plan/ accomplish goal

Ability to perform a variety of complicated tasks and displaying a wide degree of creativity and latitude in a dynamic environment

Self-starter, able to establish and work through priorities independently


Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check.

Candidate must have lived in the US for the past 5 years.

Cannot have more than 6 months travel outside the United States within the last five years. Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family members.)

The enforced dress code is business casual, i.e. collared shirt with slacks for men, no skirts above the knee for women. Place and Period of Performance

Hours of support: The standard work week for contract staff will be 5 days a week and 8 hours per day preferable Monday through Friday. May be required to travel to support business efforts.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 108467 when responding to this ad.