Sep 24, 2020

Job ID 2020-4116 SQL Support Specialist

  • OBXtek Inc
  • Gwynn Oak, Baltimore, MD 21207, USA
Defense Engineering Finance Government Legal Program Management

Job Description

Job ID 2020-4116


OBXtek Inc. is an established, award-winning business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. Our corporate growth has coincided with our investment in our employees as well as in outreach to our civilian and military community.


OBXtek is hiring for onsite SQL Support Specialist for SSA's Enterprise Infrastructure.

In support of the task, the contractor shall perform the activities described below:

  • Perform support tasks, including installation of MS SQL, using best practices for multi-instance SQL Server configuration.
  • Upgrading the MS SQL databases to more current versions.
  • Developing timelines for SQL activities (e.g. migrations, upgrades).
  • Maintain continuity of service with databases during upgrades, migrations and other maintenance activities.
  • Deploy, migrate, and replace existing software and hardware within the environment to implement the redesigned environment.
  • Present status information on issues and problems at the weekly team meetings.
  • Coordinate with the team's application developers for the user portal to support database management automation.
  • Design and administer SQL maintenance plans for backups, index maintenance, DB file size management, and user access. These are to support the client managed MS SQL Database Systems.
  • Perform support tasks including installation, upgrades, backups, restores, monitoring, user requests, and auditing.
  • Provide necessary documentation to support installation, configuration, and change processes for managed MS SQL Servers.
  • Maintain status information on issues and problems with all tasks assigned.
  • Collaborate on failover procedures and documentation of disaster recovery of client-managed MS SQL Server DB systems to the agency's alternate datacenters.


Must be able to obtain SSA Suitability/Public Trust

Requires 10 years technically related experience with the following:

SQL Server 2017/2016

SQL tasks including:
  • Installation/Configuration
  • Server Migration
  • Clustering
  • Database Optimization
  • High Availability
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Database Modeling
  • Automation, Implementation & Testing
  • Deployment of SSIS and SSRS packages
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Backup and Restore
  • Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Note: Should expect occassional off hours or weekend scheduled work

Company Information

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People...Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers' knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.

We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.

As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.

OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.


Program Management  



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