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Chenega Corporation Database Administrator - Mid in Colorado


The Database Administrator (DBA) – Mid will provide technical expertise for database design, implementation, and analysis. Your talents, perspectives, and efforts will contribute directly to the production of valuable intelligence to facilitate positive mission outcomes.


  • Perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex database management systems workstations and servers on multiple operating systems.

  • Implement and maintainssmooth operation and physical design of databases.

  • Coordinate, direct and perform complex database software installations and upgrades to operating systems and related database software packages.

  • Schedule installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.

  • Continually monitor and tune multiple database systems and databases to achieve optimum performance levels.

  • Ensure database data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate solutions of varying complexities.

  • Ensure database recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of database backups and archive operations.

  • Plan and implement the modernization of database implementations.

  • Develop, implements and promotes standard operating procedures and schedules.

  • Conduct audits of databases to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

  • Develop and implements new standards, policies and procedures.

  • Work closely with Systems Admins, database engineers, and software developers to help determine and develop the database software and databases that will be implemented.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • 6+ years of related experience in the following areas:

  • Providing desk side support

  • Acting as specializing in troubleshooting complex and advanced end-user issues with hardware and software.

  • Experience with Oracle on Windows (and UNIX for cross coverage) or with the drive and competency to accomplish this (Windows) without delay to deliverables.

  • Experience performing Backups, Patching, Tuning, Troubhelshooting, DB Logging reviews and PL/SQL Developement experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a broad base of knowledge and be fluent in multiple IT disciplines such as computing and networking.

  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting

  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals

  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, and experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.

  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone; good phone skills, professional demeanor, previous customer service experience strongly desired.

  • Good problem-solving skills; ability to visualize a problem/situation and think abstractly to solve it

Salary for this position is approximately 100k-105k