Sr. SQL Database Engineer

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/19/2018 1:10 PM)
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Information Technology


SC3 is a leading provider of high-end mission support, consulting and technology solutions to the federal government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations and nonprofit organizations. SC3’s national security efforts reach across the intelligence community and Department of Defense, providing full life-cycle operational and cyber support and differentiated capabilities to meet our customer’s challenging mission.


In addition to our government services area, SC3 provides cutting-edge competitive intelligence and strategic management consulting to commercial clients. Private industry leaders from the financial, health care, manufacturing and other sectors turn to SC3 to ensure that they have access to the most relevant, current, and strategically important information – not only to grow their businesses, but also to protect them.


Minimum General Experience: Requires a minimum of 10 years’ experience

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree or without degree 12 or more years of experience related to position.


Job Responsibilities:

We are looking for a subject matter expert / database developer / systems engineer responsible for design, development, maintenance of multiple Microsoft SQL databases, and systems administration / engineering to join our customer-facing Infrastructure Operations team.



  • Perform design and development of primarily SQL databases in testing, development and production environments.
  • Provide operations and maintenance support of production databases including database recovery, migrations, vulnerability assessments, systems administration, and patching.
  • Develops strategies for data acquisitions, archive recovery, and implementation of a database.
  • Gather and translate government customer requirements into long-term architecture solutions.
  • Develop data warehousing blueprints, evaluating hardware and software platforms, and integrating systems.
  • Evaluate reusability of current data for additional analyses.
  • Review object and data models and the metadata repository to structure the data for better management and quicker access.
  • Evaluate hardware and software requirements.
  • Respond to monitoring alerts and remediate issues.
  • Document and maintain runbooks (diagrams, SOPs, and configurations)

Additional Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with and present recommendations to government customer.
  • Maintain expert knowledge of products and/or services.
  • Enter and track activity and user information within trouble ticketing system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Strong organizational skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Troubleshoot problem areas in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Maintain and improve quality results by adhering to established processes, procedures and guidelines.



Our values are simple and straightforward. We know that competitive salaries and generous benefits are essential in our industry and SC3 strives to offer the best in both areas. 

 We are proud to offer:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Supplemental Life & AD&D 
  • Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Flexible Spending Plan 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Professional Development 
  • Employee Referral Bonus 
  • Identity Protection Services


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing as required by the customer.


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