Database Administrator, Lead Associate

Database Administration / Development / Programming


Fort Liberty

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No remote/telework allowed
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Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Peraton requires Database Administrators – Tier 3 to support the Special Operation Command Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) – 3.  Positions are located at the SOCOM Headquarters at MacDill, AFB FL, and at the TSOC and Component locations in the United States and abroad. 


The purpose of the Special Operations Forces Information Technology Enterprise Contract

(SITEC) 3 Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) Task Order (TO) is to provide

USSOCOM, its Component Commands, its Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs),

and its deployed forces with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services to maintain Network

Operations (NetOps); maintain systems and network infrastructure; provide end user and

common device support; provide configuration, change, license, and asset management; conduct

training, and perform Install, Move, Add, Change (IMACs) services. The responsibilities and tasks associated with each requirement play a pivotal role to USSOCOM, the CIO/J6 organization, and ultimately the end-user who operate around the globe 24x7x365.


The Database Administrator (DBA), Tier 3 support personnel needs a strong technical foundation in database structure, configuration, installation, operation and maintenance with experience designing databases. This position requires knowledge and experience in major relational database languages and applications, such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle and IBMDB2. The DBA/Tier 3 technician demonstrates the ability to pay keen attention to detail, possess a strong customer service orientation and with the ability to work as part of a team while having leadership responsibilities for that team including DBA/Tier 2. This position will provide Microsoft SQL and Oracle DBA support services, to include Tier 3 level expertise, as well as the planning, implementation, and monitoring of patching services for physical and virtual solutions. The DBA/Tier 3 supports the planning, engineering, installation, configuration, maintenance, operations, defense, troubleshooting, and repairing of database systems and servers. The DBA/Tier 3 will serve as a subject matter expert (SME) on these database systems and their integration with other software systems.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the team with the operating, maintaining, integrating, and administering database hardware and
  • Lead the team with the operating, maintaining, integrating, and administering cloud
  • Providing leadership and technical problem solving for customer support of DB
  • Lead the team with the development, implementation, and maintenance of Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL), MySQL, Oracle, UNIX-based, and Linux-based databases.
  • Supporting the implementation of databases using SQL, Active Server Pages (ASPs), .NET, Visual Basic (VB), JavaScript and any emerging on-premises or cloud database
  • Troubleshooting issues with existing or developed database systems and work with the appropriate personnel to resolve them.
  • Writing Stored Procedures and Triggers as needed in database
  • Developing and document system administration, database management, and user
  • Providing input to database policy guidance and, upon approval, implement necessary
  • Managing, monitoring, and maintaining databases
  • Approving requested changes, updates and modifications to database structure and data
  • Ensuring database integrity, stability, and system availability
  • Approving solutions for database backup and recovery infrastructure
  • Some positions may require shift work and/or an ability to work a non-standard work schedule to support the USSOCOM mission


  • Ft Bragg, North Carolina


Required qualifications:

  • 5 years with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA; 0 years with PhD. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • At least two years of experience in a database administration role performing Tier 3 level support with no less than eight years working with databases.
  • Database modeling and implementation.
  • User interface development and user experience.
  • Ability to produce visualization of data for leadership decision-making.
  • Knowledge of at least one object-oriented programming language, such as Java, C++, or .NET.
  • Microsoft Office application skills to include Microsoft Access knowledge
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) 11g OR MCSE: Data Management & Analytics OR MCE certification is required


Desired qualifications:

  • Microsoft SharePoint database integration experience is desired.


Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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