Mongo Database Administrator

Database Administration / Development / Programming
Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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About Peraton

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.


Unlock an exciting opportunity to become a MongoDB Database Administrator and contribute your expertise to Peraton, a world-renowned mission capability integrator and transformative IT provider. We specialize in delivering trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that enhance safety and security, and we invite you to be a part of our dynamic team.


Here's why you should consider joining us:

  1. Industry Leader:

    • As a leading mission capability integrator, Peraton plays a pivotal role in supporting vital government agencies across various sectors, including intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets.
  2. Impactful Work:

    • Every day, our 22,000 employees embrace the challenge of "Doing The Can't Be Done," solving complex problems to meet the most daunting challenges facing our customers.
  3. Mission-Critical Role:

    • Join our National Programs Business Intelligence Systems & Applications Operating Unit, where you will support the SITE III BES contract. This involves orchestrating, sustaining, and evolving a portfolio of applications that enhance critical administrative services for the Defense Intelligence Agency's global workforce.
  4. Multidisciplinary Approach:

    • The SITE III BES contract is designed to establish a multi-disciplinary approach to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability, and analysis across various agency directorates and branches.
  5. Cutting-Edge Technology:

    • Join a team that applies best practices in architecture design, data science, cloud services, DevSecOps, and platform integration to develop, sustain, and continuously evolve enterprise business systems and back-end business process workflows.

Position Description:

As a MongoDB Database Administrator at Peraton, you will have a pivotal role in driving our mission forward. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Performing MongoDB administration activities, including the installation and maintenance of database management software and the design and implementation of predictive analysis.

  • Leading the way in installing, configuring, provisioning, operating, and administering database management systems and related software on cutting-edge hardware platforms.

  • Designing, monitoring, and maintaining production MongoDB databases while ensuring the highest levels of data availability.

  • Contributing to the development and implementation of database policies and procedures, including crucial software updates, to maintain data integrity and availability.

  • Collaborating regularly with the development team, business, and operations teams to ensure the security and confidentiality of data.

  • Taking ownership of the availability, reliability, and integrity of mission-critical business data stored in production databases.

If you're an experienced MongoDB Database Administrator looking for an opportunity to make a significant impact in a dynamic environment, passionate about innovation and eager to contribute to our country's defense and intelligence missions, we are ready to talk to you! Join Peraton, where your skills will be valued, and your contributions will have a lasting impact on national security.


Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD


Required Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI clearance adjudication or ability to obtain SCI and pass a poly
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field of study and 8 or more years of relevant experience. An additional 4 years experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • A minimum 8 years of experience with database administration
  • 3+ years Mongo DB experience
  • Active Security+ (DoD 8570 Baseline certification for IAT Lvl 2)
  • Experience in database monitoring, troubleshooting, performance tuning, and high availability strategies for Mongo DB
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database performance issues
  • Experience with implementation of Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG)
  • Experience with Mongo DB backup and recovery strategies
  • Experience with Linux and/or Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Experience with data migration
  • Independently able to employ multiple database backup strategies
  • Ability to work closely with system admins and ISSO on applicaiton upgrades, documentation and STIG remediation
  • Experience writing queries for data retrieval

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Familiar with SQL Server and/or Oracle databases
  • Familiar with Amazon Web Services (AWS)/Cloud environment
  • Ability to design, develop, and document technical solutions, standard operating procedures, and change requests.
  • Experience with capacity planning, utilization, and performance monitoring (Index, Table, Queries, and Stored procedures).
  • Familiar with writing queries to generate system data reports, modify data as necessary, etc.
  • Experience in database design and development
  • Experience architecting, designing, developing, and managing databases



Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. 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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