Senior Database Administrator

Senior Database Administrator

Goldbelt, Inc.
  • الدوحة, Qatar



A leader in cutting-edge research and technology in the cyber arena, CPMG focuses on using business drivers to guide cybersecurity activities and manage risk. CPMG offers flexible, integrative solutions for Department of Defense (DoD) contractors, among others, and specializes in cybersecurity, information and operational technology, electronic security surveillance, and support services.


We are looking for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA). The DBA will work with other system managers as needed to resolve inter-system issues. Provide end user support, including account management and data access. Implement system upgrades and patches.


Essential Job Functions:
• Disaster recovery, performance analysis and tuning, index maintenance, and monitoring of data.
• Administer, maintain, develop, and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database.
• Evaluate and recommend available database management system (DBMS) products.
• Perform database and software life-cycle activities to ensure the highest level of system performance and availability and compliance with business requirements.
• Develop, test, and implement backup and recovery strategies consistent with organization policies.
• Provide developer support in various programming languages in use by the SSM.
• Recommend and implement quality improvement efforts.
• Manage daily tasks and priorities, participate in scheduled team meetings, and assist with assessment of requirements for software and database development and maintenance.
• Plans and leads major technology assignments.
• Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.
• Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments
• May supervise others.



Necessary Skills and Knowledge:
• The administrator should have a deep understanding of database administration and cloud computing, including experience with database management systems (DBMS) and cloud databases such as Amazon RDS and Azure Database.
• Have extensive background in all aspects of enterprise technology.
• Database Design and Architecture: have experience in database design and architecture, including the ability to design, implement and maintain cloud databases.
• Database Performance: experience in database performance optimization and be able to identify and resolve performance issues in cloud databases.
• Cloud Migration: experience in migrating databases to the cloud and be able to support the migration process, including data migration, data integration, and database maintenance.
• Database Security: a deep understanding of database security and be able to implement and maintain secure database configurations in cloud environments.
• Collaboration: The administrator should be able to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with other administrators, engineers, and stakeholders.
• Communication: have strong communication skills and be able to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Problem Solving: the ability to analyze complex problems and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the organization in cloud environments.
• In addition to these skills, the administrator should also have experience with IT service management practices and a deep understanding of cloud computing architecture and best practices.
• Excellent documentation skills, including the ability to maintain up-to-date technical documentation and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field
• 5-10 Years of related experience
• Several years of experience in the field and have a broad understanding of different aspects of IT, including hardware, software, networking, and security.
• Certifications: Relevant certifications, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), may be required or preferred.
• MUST have an ACTIVE Top-Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Familiarity with government and industry security standards, such as NIST and FedRAMP, is also desirable for a journeyman cloud database administrator working in the Department of Defense.

The salary range for this position is $115,000.00-$144,000.00 annually.

Pay and Benefits

At Goldbelt, we value and reward our team's dedication and hard work. We provide a competitive base salary commensurate with your qualifications and experience. As an employee, you'll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with company matching, tax-deferred savings options, supplementary benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.


Category : Database Administrator
Posted : August 11, 2023
Salary : N/A
Experience : 5 Months

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