SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

Microsoft SQL Database Programmer/Administrator

Job Location US-VA-Rosslyn
ID
2022-2434
Job Type
Immediate Hire
Category
Information Technology

Overview

SkyePoint Decisions is a leading Cybersecurity Architecture and Engineering, Critical Infrastructure and Operations, and Applications Development and Maintenance IT service provider headquartered in Dulles, Virginia with operations across the U.S. We provide innovative enterprise-wide solutions as well as targeted services addressing the complex challenges faced by our federal government clients. Our focus is on enabling our clients to deliver their mission most efficiently and effectively – anytime, anywhere, securely. We combine technical expertise, mission awareness, and an empowered workforce to produce meaningful results.

 

Skyepoint Decisions is a participating E-Verify Employer. 

 

Responsibilities

This is a contingent position based upon customer approval.

 
As a SkyePoint employee you will be given the opportunity to use your imagination, skills, and ingenuity to design, configure, and deploy application and application updates that support our most critical customers’ ability to securely communicate and collaborate to meet mission demands.  In your new role you will share and partner with other like-minded, dedicated professionals to review your thoughts and ideas to improve upon and deploy new applications and application functionality. You will utilize not only your existing development skills and talents to meet your customer’s needs, but also draw upon those new skills that you will learn in your new role. Your ideas and contributions will matter.

 

 

Qualifications

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Responsibilities

SkyePoint is seeking a Microsoft SQL Database Programmer/Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  The ideal candidate will become part of the Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective and secure business processes. The DSCM program encompasses technical, engineering, data analytics, cyber security, management, operational, logistical and administrative support to aid and advise DOS Diplomatic Security Cyber Operations. This includes protecting a global cyber infrastructure comprising networks, systems, information, and mobile devices all while identifying and responding to cyber risks and threats. Those supporting the DSCM program strive to leverage their expert knowledge and propose creative solutions to real-world cybersecurity challenges. 

The SQL Database Programmer/Administrator role will be based in Rosslyn, VA.  This role supports the Application Development and Web Services section within the TIE Office.    

  • Experienced Microsoft SQL Database Programmer / Administrator responsible for the development and administration of various SQL based applications and systems.
  • This “hands-on” position requires solid technical and analytical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to a wide variety of data centric requirements.
  • Must be a self-starter who enjoys problem solving as well as researching techniques and methodologies to produce effective, complete and reliable solutions.
  • Ability to collaborate and work with teams and can be counted on to complete assignments in a timely manner with minimal oversight. Must be able to multi-task and manage deadlines, work independently, effectively, and efficiently.
  • Develop and maintain SQL databases in support of new and existing applications.
  • Develop and maintain SQL Stored Procedures, Functions, Triggers and Views.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and remediate data integrity issues.
  • Monitor systems; proactively manage and maintain configurations to unsure performance and availability.
  • Perform database and related asset backups and recovery.
  • SQL query optimization; index management.
  • System performance and optimization tuning.
  • Support production systems for database problem resolution, recovery, and potential Emergency off-hour support.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 years’ experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree. 
  • Possess Oracle DB CA, Microsoft SQL or equivalent certification. 
  • Must have experience with PowerApps
  • Prior scripting/coding experience is a plus (no preference in language)
  • Experience implementing, maintaining, and automating backup and recovery plans.
  • Extensive experience in database design, development, implementation and methodologies.
  • Extensive experience with Transact SQL, Stored Procedures, Views, Triggers and Functions.
  • Experience automating data Import/Extraction using SQL Server tools.
  • Experience in examining and optimizing query execution plans and index/data usage.
  • Experience analyzing hardware, software, and network ecosystems to optimize database server performance.
  • Experience resolving locking and dead lock issues.
  • Experience with Microsoft Reporting and Analysis Services.
  • Top Secret Clearance required

Applicants selected for this position will require an active Top Secret clearance, and background screening. Applicants selected for a security clearance will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirement for access to classified information.

 

What We Can Offer You - 

  • Great Benefits: >70%-80% of medical premiums cost share paid by SkyePoint, several insurance options including HMO and High Deductible plans with Health Savings Accounts [HSAs], Flex Spending Accounts [FSAs], Full Dental Plans, ST/LT Disability, Life Insurance, floating federal holiday options, and 401k matched
  • Certification Incentive Program

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  • Paid Referral Program 

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  • Corporate Sponsored Community Engagement (Giving Back) events every quarter
  • SkyePoint DoD SkillBridge Industry Partner Fellowship Program

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  • SkyePoint Professional Growth Programs (Internal Training and Mentoring)
  • SkyePoint Azure Development Environment available to all Developers and technical staff to develop solutions for customers and/or to create innovation to win new business 

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  • SkyePoint Professional Sports Ticket Perks, Quarterly Employee Morale Lunches, and Semi-Annual team-building events
  • Flexible Work Environment

SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified small business and appraised at CMMI Level 3 (with SAM) for Services. We possess a common vision of excellence and foster a collaborative team culture built upon individual performance and accountability. We invest in our people and systems to create value for our clients. It is the SkyePoint Way. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with exceptional people and give back to the communities we serve. Our employees value the flexibility at SkyePoint that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

As a federal contractor, SkyePoint is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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.

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