Database Administration Specialist

$135,001 - $145,000 / Year 
Senior level

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Database Administration Specialist in Aurora, CO.

  • Oversee the architecture, management, maintenance, backup/recovery, security, day-to-day support of enterprise databases and related application servers  installation and upgrade support as needed.
  • Monitor, log and resolve database performance issues, response times for reports and transactions, unusual entries in the alert logs and trace files, failures, and free space.
  • Deploy critical patch updates and security patches within the Government-approved deployment and mitigation schedules to maintain a hardened and secure infrastructures.


Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree and (9) nine years of experience; 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

Required Clearance:

  • Active Top Secret/SCI with CI poly clearance (US Citizenship required).

Required Certifications:

  • DoD 8570.01 IAT or IAM Level II certification

Required Skills:

  • Experience performing data analysis, database design, development activities, and implementation for databases and database conversions.
  • Experience managing the compliance to all required database administration procedures, standards, and guidelines.
  • Proficiency in PostgreSQL
  • Experience with developing database schemas and writing advanced SQL queries on database technologies.
  • Knowledge of relational database development to support centralized data repositories.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) database services
  • Experience with Atlassian Suite of tools (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Familiarity with ESRI Database tools and technologies
  • Experience with Atlassian Suite of tools (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Relevant database administration experience.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience in working with cloud technologies, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure
  • AWS Certified Database – Specialty or other AWS certification
  • Experience with ICITE or DCGS-A Cloud concepts and architectures
  • Knowledge of Agile software development project methodologies 

Target salary range: $135,001 - $145,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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