Unisys Federal Systems

Senior Database Engineer

Req ID
Federal Systems
Travel Percentage

Summary / Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer service oriented Senior Database Administrator (DBA) to join our team in Arlington, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems. 


The Senior Database Administrator is responsible for the transition of all mission critical Disaster Recovery (DR)/Continuity of Operations (COOP) data residing in our customers facility to a Hybrid Cloud Solution that will move a portion of the Corporation’s data to Amazon Web Service (AWS) Cloud and a Unisys Data Center. The Database Administrator will report into the programs Transition Manager who will be leading the migration of systems and data to the Hybrid Cloud Solution. This will also require working closely with the operations team to install and configure both Oracle and MS SQL Databases and perform extracts and loads of the mission critical data. This will also require participation in testing to make sure systems and applications are working in the Hybrid DR/COOP as it does in production. In addition, the DBA will be responsible for installs new software releases
and system upgrades, and evaluates and installs patches. Assure that database configurations comply with the corporations security configuration requirements.


This position will oversee one staff member and is responsible to develop, implement, administer, and maintain procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of databases supporting all mission critical applications in the DR/COOP. Will also be responsible for implementing data models, database designs, database tuning, as required by our customer.


• Bachelors degree and 12 years relevant experience or equivalent

• Technical experience: Minimum of 10 years
• At least 5-7 years of Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL Server Database Administration
• At least 3-5 years of application administration - Enterprise and Business applications
• At least 2 years of Business applications security administrator.
• At least 2 years of leading and managing teams and/or projects
• Experience writing SQL queries, generating reports and writing scripts to automate
• Experience handling annual IT security audits and managing or leading a technical team of
IT auditors preferred.
Experience in creating and deploying Physical Data Models
• Experience administrating systems and servers – OS – Windows, Linux, Scripting, Batch
Jobs etc.
• Must be a US Citizen
Desired Skills:
• PMP, ITIL v3 or advanced ITIL Certifications.
• Worked as a DBA in Both Oracle and MS SQL Database Disciplines

About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at www.Unisys.com.

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.


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