Database Specialist / Administrator

Job Locations US-DC
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/4/2020 2:55 PM)
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If you are ready for a satisfying and rewarding career, join our team of diverse and motivated professionals!


Sabre is a quality-driven, professional services company that provides Engineering, Program Management, Training and Logistics, Information Technology, and Software Development solutions to the federal government and commercial clients.  We are a company that promotes a work environment that encourages both personal and professional growth and a culture where each individual employee is valued and respected. Sabre is currently recruiting for a Database Specialist / Administrator to work in Washington, DC.


Project Overview:

We are seeking a Database Application and Systems Administrator to provide support to modernization, redesign, maintenance, and operations projects focused on new or existing database structures for major business systems. In this role, the duties include but are not limited to: database design, implementation, and maintenance of complex databases within their data dictionaries; defines the physical structure and functional capabilities of databases; performs technical reviews on data elements, preparing reconciliation recommendations and backup materials; creates complex SQL statements, where applicable; develops backup and recovery procedures, designs database security, and configures database storage devices; monitors database performance and tunes databases for optimized performance. Installs systems software and database engines; troubleshoots complex database-related problems; supports database connectivity for web-based applications; plans for upgrades/system release implementation; may identify, determine the feasibility of, and analyze the costs and benefits of alternatives for new database technology; provides technical guidance to less experienced developers.




We will transfer H1B visa's for experienced professionals

Non-local candidates who are willing to move to the DC area are welcome to apply!

Great benefits and tremendous opportunities for growth!




Minimum Technical Qualifications:

  • 6 years’ experience
    • Developing applications in SQL
    • Creating and managing database resources
    • Database backup and recovery procedures
  • At least 5 years’ experience
    • DBMS configuration management and controlled introduction of new system releases, system/product upgrades in a production environment including databases, database access software, DBMS utilities, etc.
  • At least 4 years’ experience
    • Database performance measurement and tuning.
  • At least 3 years’ experience
    • Administration of database security, including the monitoring and maintenance of user access
    • Use of tools for data modeling and logical and physical database design
    • Configuration and optimization of database storage devices
    • Designing and implementing relational databases to support complex database systems and applications
  • At least 2 years’ experience
    • Supporting database connectivity for web-based applications
    • Experience identifying, determining the feasibility of, and analyzing the costs and benefits of alternatives for new database technology


Desirable Qualifications (but not required)

    • The use of data migration and/or data scrubbing routines.
    • Experience in multiple test and production environments.
    • Experience with large-scale databases and/or data manipulation.
    • Experience with the BLS standard information technology development products and environment.
    • Knowledge of the BLS surveys and systems.
    • Specific experience with statistical systems.
    • Knowledge of Agile project monitoring tools; various development platforms and methodologies


Contract Requirements

  • If a foreign national, Visa must be up-to-date and demonstrated work experience here in the US for three (3) or more years



* Most of our positions are remote until further notice, but will be on-site after the stay-at-home order is lifted for that location. Recognizing that our workforce is our most valuable asset, we have taken action to protect its health and safety. The actions we are taking will continue to evolve along with the challenges of the health crisis.




  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Minimum Clearance to Start: None
  • Work Status Allowable: US Citizen, OPT EAD, F1, GC-EAD, GC, H1B Transfers 
  • Travel: None
  • Telecommute Options: *None (Temporarily remote until further notice)
  • Conditions of Employment: Any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.

Sabre provides an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, paid days off, tuition reimbursement, and a 401K plan. We encourage employees to think hard about how we can improve what we do and solve new client changes. If you have the skills, experience, and passion, we want to meet you.


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Sabre Systems, Inc. is a quality-driven, customer-focused large business providing innovative solutions in the areas of Cyber, C4ISR, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, and Enterprise Modernization to federal and civilian customers. Our mission is to ensure our customers have the technology, services, and expertise to overcome threats, maintain superiority, and quickly adapt to emerging obstacles. At Sabre, we're more than just a job - we're a team - and we care for and nurture our employees like family. If you want to be a part of creating and implementing enduring solutions that transform mission challenges into mission success – join #TeamSabre!


We respect the unique perspectives that a diverse workforce of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans brings not only to our company but also to our customers.

EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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