Senior Level Database Administrator

Job Locations US-AL-Redstone Arsenal
Requisition ID
Position Category
Database Administration / Development / Programming
Top Secret/SCI
Space & Intelligence


Technology is constantly changing and our adversaries are digitally exceeding law enforcement’s ability to keep pace. Those charged with protecting the United States are not always able to access the evidence needed to prosecute crime and prevent terrorism. The Government has trusted in Peraton to provide the technical ability, tools, and resources to bring criminals to justice. In response to this challenge, Peraton is seeking a Senior Level Database Administrator with experience in designing and developing existing solutions within cloud infrastructure.



  • Senior Level experience with SQL and PL/SQL and shell scripting to automate various database management processes, and monitor and troubleshoot database and infrastructure performance issues. 
  • Develop, optimize, and tune stored procedures, functions, triggers, views, and queries to support application development. 
  • Provide technical subject matter expertise (SME) on ingesting data into the database from sources such as file systems, and perform maintenance tasks, including tuning with various transition implementation strategies for in-house developed applications. 
  • Resolve database issues related to data modeling, design, queries, security control, backup/restore, disaster recovery, and data import/export. Coordinate with data ingest efforts regarding database operations. 
  • Experience with cloud-based databases, data storage solutions, and database migrations is a plus.  
  • Conduct advanced activities such as load testing and response time testing, and provide ongoing reports to document overall system performance and ensure compliance with service level agreements (SLAs). 
  • Interface with customers, users, and developers as needed to ensure smooth database operations and support. 


Required Skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related analytical, scientific, or technical discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution
  • 3 to 5 years creating complex queries, stored procedures, functions, and reports using SQL
  • Ability to download data using Linux Bash command line scripts
  • Hands-on experience manipulating data in Oracle tables to create custom reports using Oracle Label Security
  • Good understanding of legal requirements for taints, purges, and how markings work--quick learner of complex business rules
  • Active TS/SCI clearance


Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies 




Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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