SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

  • Database Administrator

    Job Location US-VA-McLean
    Job Type
    Immediate Hire
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. is seeking a Database Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will support Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA’s customers. 


    • Supports the PA Agile Development Teams by establishing, maintaining, administering and tuning databases
    • Consulting with external data source to gain necessary insight into their databases.
    • Analyze database requirements of assigned projects.
    • Analyze and determine information needs and elements, database relationships and attributes, proposed manipulation, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.
    • Apply knowledge of database management systems to coordinate maintenance and changes to databases.
    • Test and implement changes or new database designs
    • Write logical and physical database descriptions, including location, space, access method, and security requirements.
    • Provide direction to programmers and analysts as required to affect changes to databases management systems.
    • Provide answers to database questions
    • Monitor databases to analyze and organize data
    • Apply new technology designs and programs


    • Bachelor of Science/Arts Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or Science or Business Administration or Mathematics with 6 years’ experience or 10 years of experience to satisfy the degree requirement
    • 6 years of IT Mainframe experience
    • 3 years of DB2 zOS mainframe DBA experience
    • 3 years of COBOL/DB2 mainframe application software development database administration support
    • Experience with DB2 Connect
    • BMC third party software experience (Catalog, Change, DASD, and Recovery Manager, Load, Unload, Copy, Recover, SQL Explorer, Apptune, Logmaster)
    • Ability to troubleshoot mainframe and distributed processing problems in a DB2 Connect Enterprise server environment.
    • Ability to directly interfacing with clients from end users to project management, sensitive to clients’ needs, able to develop warm client relationships
    • Ability to travel to annual off site disaster recovery exercise

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 1 year experience with Powerdesigner or other logical modeling tool
    • 1 year experience with DB2 COBOL Stored Procedures
    • 1 year State government customer DBA project experience
    • 1 year Customer site DBA delivery experience
    • 1 year 24 x 7 x 365 DBA on call support delivery
    • 1 year SQL Server DBA experience
    • 1 year with SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) or other ETL tool

    SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9000:2008 certified small business headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, with local offices across the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. SkyePoint Decisions has grown into a successful federal contractor by combining industry best practices with innovative solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer requirements. We understand and integrate our customer’s technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.


    SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce to complete any mission -- anytime, anywhere. It’s what we call Agency Anywhere®. SkyePoint Decisions delivers Agency Anywhere® by tightly integrating our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, remote access, collaboration, system & network optimization, device management and more) to provide our customer’s operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to successfully and securely complete any mission – anytime, anywhere.


    SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions



    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed