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Chenega Corporation Database Administrator in Gaithersburg, Maryland


The NJVC Spatial Solutions team has an opening for an experienced Database Administrator to work on cloud-based systems with a mission operations team. The team is involved in the operation and sustainment of multiple operational cloud-deployed geospatial solutions. A successful candidate will have experience with administration, support, and maintenance of cloud-based databases/Amazon RDS instances.


  • Sustain and manage multiple mission operational geodatabases of cloud-based systems.

  • Respond to DB Incident Reports (e.g. DB locks).

  • Perform DB checks.

  • Run DB queries.

  • Perform routing DB checks

  • Analyze future DB needs.

  • Work with users to implement data standards by creating and updating the data dictionary and automated data validation functions.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience

  • Experience in AWS/Cloud technologies

  • Extensive hands-on experience in all DBA tasks such as user management, backup and recovery, snapshot creation, and deletion.

  • Experience in RDS and SQL Technology

  • DOD 8570 Certification (Security+ or equivalent or higher)

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance

  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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, and previous customer service experience strongly desired.

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


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