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SQL Database Administrator (Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance) at Akima, LLC

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Springfield, Virginia

Job Description:

SAVA services and solutions help our federal clients provide for national security, improve communications and collaboration, secure the integrity of information systems and networks, enhance data collection and analysis, and increase efficiency and mission effectiveness. We’re at the forefront of the communications breakthroughs that bring Federal, state, local and International organizations together for leading edge collaborative solutions in our fight against global crime and terrorism.

The candidate shall provide database expertise to extract evidence from proprietary pharmaceutical databases and create standardized reporting templates.  The candidate will frequently encounter databases in the form of backups, flat files, or archives.  In many cases, the physical servers are not accessible or are no longer functional and administrative privileges are not available.  These duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:    

  • Recovering proprietary pharmaceutical databases from flat files or backups.

  • Restoring databases and database services to virtual machines for further analyses.  This may include configuration of Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) services, network configuration, and other system services in order to re-create a functional platform. 

  • Gaining access and/or permission to data.

  • Developing SQL queries to extract desired information.

  • Exporting results to human-readable format including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, or other suitable reporting mechanisms.

  • Writing clear and concise technical reports and notes detailing work to be referenced in documentation, forensic reports, or other work products. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a computer related field

  • 3+ years SQL database experience.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Desired skills:

  • Active DOD Secret clearance level or higher

  • DEA Suitability

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
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