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Database Administrator

Req #: 245033
Location: North Charleston, SC US
Job Category: Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI has an immediate need for a Database Administrator in our North Charleston, SC office, to be part of an Agile Development Scrum team providing web application support of a government customer. 

More About the Role:

  • Support DevOps team by providing routine OS, software, and application support.
  • Track, version, deploy, and rollback database changes to production and development databases.
  • Configure databases to meet cybersecurity requirements, ensure regulatory compliance, and adhere to database best practices,
  • Automate and standardize repetitive tasks with version-controlled scripts and procedures.
  • Analyze and write complex queries to support gathering metrics, troubleshooting application issues, and diagnosing performance issues.
  • Perform basic and routine system administrator tasks on RedHat Enterprise 7 servers as/when needed
  • Work closely with members of the development, test, and operations teams to troubleshoot build breaks, enforce software quality standards, and deployment of the application to non-production and production environments.
  • Configure, support, and maintain AWS EC2 instances running RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.
  • Managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure
  • Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Stay abreast of industry standards and apply innovations
  • Provision and maintenance supporting AWS infrastructure
  • Executing MySQL statements to support the development team and table migrations during deployment of new versions of the application.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Database Administrator
  • Experience automating operational processes using scripting languages such as Shell/Ruby/Python/Ansible/Puppet/Chef tools.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and continually improving system and network monitoring and alerting capabilities and procedures.
  • Presents ideas for system improvements. Develops cost estimates for software developments or enhancements. Conducts impact analysis for software changes.
  • Team-oriented individual with a strong work ethic and self-motivated
  • Familiarity with automated build processes and debugging Continuous Integration build failures
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active Secret clearance
  • College degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline.
  • Current Security+ certification
  • Prior experience with continuous integration, test automation and/or CI/CD on iterative software development projects
  • Understanding of infrastructure-as-code concepts and experience using tools like CloudFormation, Terraform, etc.
  • AWS certifications
  • Experience with relational databases, particularly MySQL
  • Experience with configuration and administration of Atlassian applications – Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Bitbucket

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Job Location

US-North Charleston-SC-CHARLESTON


CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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