• Microsoft Systems/Database Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/10/2018 4:16 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    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.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Maintain infrastructure standardization; enforce policies and procedures, database operations, change management, new technology implementation for improvements, providing expertise recommendations for new requirements and issues, application support, and domain support
    • Evaluate and recommend new information technology according to IT plan and strategy to proactively support system owners
    • Develop, implement and maintain strategic plan for the infrastructure portfolio and technology solutions in the areas of networking, security, office applications, servers, and Cloud services
    • Assist in the evaluation and recommendation of new information technology according to the IT plan and strategy to proactively support system owners
    • Architect SQL Server auditing tool and implement including database design, ETL package, SSRS report and automation of the process
    • Architect and implementation of SQL meta data collection of SQL Server inventory, configurations and performance Statistics for trend analysis and operations support for better manageability
    • Naming standardization support including database platform, server, domain groups, service accounts, etc…,
    • Domain groups and service account creation, DNS and SPN setup support as needed
    • VMWare templates for host build standardization and support
    • Manage IT infrastructure following ITIL standards or best practices related to IT infrastructure, operations and processes
    • Management of the total life cycle of IT infrastructure services and its inter-related services from strategy development through to retirement
    • Ensure that end to end SLRs are agreed and delivered
    • Effective ongoing communication with the system owner, end user and other IT teams such that opportunities are taken to improve infrastructure service, overall service delivery, and cost control
    • Steer and manage IT infrastructure related projects
    • Overall IT security management for the commission


    Skills and Competencies

    • Networking design, development, and support
    • Windows server architecture, implementation, configuration, and support
    • SQL server architecture, implementation, configuration, and support
    • AWS and other Cloud strategy, execution, and support
    • Active Directory
    • Proficient in latest IT security technologies and best practices
    • Capability to deal with complex technical and customer-related issues
    • Strategic thinking
    • Experience building highly scalable infrastructure
    • High sense of urgency
    • Positive, can do attitude
    • Good understanding of new and emerging technologies and their strategic influence on existing infrastructure
    • Experience in cloud service and virtualization technology deployment, migration and implementation
    • Broad understanding of a wide range of IT infrastructure and application technologies, ability to understand issues around interoperability of infrastructure and interaction with business applications
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and business focused skills
    • Initiative and commitment to improving service performance
    • The ability to work in a changing environment under pressure and within challenging timescales
    • Drive and initiative to take ownership and responsibility for IT activities, implementing processes and procedures for consistent service delivery, as well as a commitment to improving service performance


    Minimum Years of Experience: 10 years of experiences in overall IT infrastructure, operations and service management or similar IT roles


    Required Education:  Degree requirements include a Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Science or related discipline.  Also useful are certifications from Microsoft with an emphasis on IT infrastructure, databases and operational services.

    Certified Architect (MCA) and IT Architect Certification a plus



    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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