Database Administrator DBA

BTS Software Solutions Columbia, MD
Database Administrator TS/SCI

BTS Software Solutions is seeking a Database Administrator to work on a highly diverse team of engineers, programmers, support personnel and management team supporting analysts. The DBA will be part of the DBA Team that supports multiple databases used by multiple applications. DBA will have prime responsibility for Microsoft SQL Server databases and MySQL databases. DBA will also have backup support for Oracle databases.

Job Summary:

Identify, analyze, define, and coordinate user, customer and stakeholder needs and translates them into technical requirements; Assist business units in expressing their needs in terms that can be used to generate valid requirements.

Help business units identify technology solutions with the potential to improve business processes. Work with team to define constraints and develop requirements and concept of operations documentation; Work with stakeholders to identify best-fit technical solutions for business unit needs. Identify technical risks and develop mitigation strategies.

Providing assistance to project or program teams including Project Management Framework. Providing conceptual design, prototype, and test cycles appropriate to a chosen technical solution; identify and manage dependencies with other systems and elements of the IT infrastructure. Evaluating industry offering to identify products and technologies with the potential to support the design.

Surveying products and technical infrastructure as part of the system selection process. Assess system designs to validate them against expected technical parameters; Identify hardware and applications needed to complete the development process.

Developing and implementing test plans for commercial off the shelf (COTS) and custom developed systems


Demonstrated experience as a DBA working on: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL Database(s)

Demonstrated experience designing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting databases data replication, backup, recovery, partitioning, storage, access and capacity planning to include documenting DB architecture as a DBA

Demonstrated direct experience performing database management system upgrades and applying patches

Demonstrated experience with Oracle Databases

Demonstrated experience with using (SQL)

Demonstrated experience with Shell scripting skills.


Oracle 12c, Oracles Data Guard and Oracle Database Vault

Synching geographically dispersed databases

Relational or object-oriented databases (Backend)

Data modeling (Logical and Physical design)

Creating Windows Powershell scripts

Managing MySQL database replication (standby databases)

Disaster recovery and Failover database environment and Query Optimization

VM environments

CERTIFICATIONS: Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and/or MySQL databases, such as Microsoft Certified database Administrator (MCDBA), Microsoft SQL Server database certification, Oracle Database Certification such as Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), Oracle Certified Master (OCM) and/or MySQL Database Administrator


CLEARANCE: Top Secret/SCI (Active)



Company Overview

BTS Software Solutions is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business who are community-focused innovators who transform ideas into technology to serve people. We recognize that innovation is only valuable when applied towards a needed solution. Technology has no value without the hard work to turn ideas into reality. Our roots are in helping save Soldiers lives through technology. We bring that ethos to serving our community. We create solutions that touch people's lives - products to communicate, to connect companies with customers, to stay informed, to save lives, and to enhance lives.

We have a small company persona with a large company ethos and capabilities; we create elegant solutions for complex problems that will enrich peoples lives. BTS offers one of the best benefits packages in the industry: 100% Company PAID health benefits, PTO, 401K matching and vested from day one of employment, to name just a few of our benefits and perks. To learn more about BTS Software Solutions visit us at

BTS Software Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.


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