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SQL Database Administrator (DBA) at Akima, LLC

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Vienna, Virginia

Job Description:


SAVA Workforce Solutions, an Akima Company, delivers enterprise IT and mission support solutions to the federal government, serving the federal civilian, defense, law enforcement and intelligence communities. SAVA helps our customers strengthen national security, improve communications and collaboration and secure the integrity of their data, information systems and networks. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

SAVA is looking to hire a SQL Database Administrator to support a very large complex operational environments for one of our valuable customers, a reputed Federal Agency in Sterling.  The position requires technical skills at Enterprise-level and must be able to quickly and efficiently troubleshoot, identify, and resolve technical issues.



  • Provide daily operational support of a global, complex, IT enterprise.

  • Demonstrates proficiency managing complex assignments.

  • Provide day to day administration of Microsoft SQL environment. 

  • Analyze system faults, review diagnostic tests, and troubleshoot Windows Operating Systems and underlying hardware to identify problems.

  • Must be able to work collaboratively, and cooperatively, as a member of a team, but also work independently and apply sound judgment and effective work prioritization without direct supervision.

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills are required.

  • Participate in rotating on-call support from home.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance.

  • 5+ years of operational experience focused on supporting large-scale environments is required.

  • Demonstrated comprehensive experience in Microsoft SQL or Oracle administration.

  • Experiencing administering database replication technology.

  • Capable of reviewing existing processes and identifying possible process improvements.

  • Ability to support rotating 24x7 on-call support (from home).

duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the
nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this
position.  This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties,
responsibilities, and skills required.  Subject to the terms of an
applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the
right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be
necessary.  We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort
in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews
will be contacted.



are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive
consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national
origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation,
veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis
prohibited by law.


We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable
accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you
have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for
employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a
position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053.   Reasonable
accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals
with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position
using our website.   

do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status
of your job application.


wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the
position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please
apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online
unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with
the online application.