Database Administrator (DBA)

Job Locations US-DC
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Acuity, Inc. seeks a dynamic, self-motivated Database Administrator, responsible for the operations and maintenance of dozens of systems in multiple environments leveraging Microsoft SQL and Azure technologies.


Acuity supports key Federal Government clients, and we are looking for someone to support our client within the Department of State. It would be helpful if the candidate has Federal space experience. This position needs someone who is comfortable with changing technology and must be proactive and willing to learn new technologies.


  • Routine monitoring and maintenance activities for dozens of databases leveraged by disparate systems.
  • Hybrid ~50% on-site and remote work to support applications on unclassified and classified networks.
  • Performance tuning and troubleshooting.
  • Configure and manage database backups, log shipping, AAG.


  • 5+ years of IT experience in Data Design and Development on Microsoft SQL Server 2019/2016, T-SQL.
  • Hands on experience on various SQL Server Services like Integration Services (SSIS), Analysis Services (SSAS), and Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • SSIS/DTS Package Configuration, SSRS, SSAS and Data-warehousing.
  • Expert in configuring Windows/SQL Cluster, SQL AAG, Distributed AAG.

Desired Qualifications

  • Database: SQL Server 2019/2016/2014,  MySQL, Sybase, Oracle, PostGreSQL
  • SQL Tools: Query Analyzer, Profiler, Database Mail, SQL Mail, SQL Agent, SQL SERVER MAP
  • Reporting/Analysis Tool: Power BI, SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services), Crystal Report, ServiceNow
  • Data Modeling: SSDD (SQL Server Database Diagram), ERWin, VISIO 2003/2007
  • Programming: SQL, T-SQL, Store Procedures, Trigger, Power Shell, HTML, JavaScript, ASP, VB script
  • Operating System: Windows 10/7/, Windows Server 2019/2016/2012, MS-DOS, UNIX/Linux, VMware
  • Hardware/Storage: EMC Isilon, VMDK, Blue Arc, iSCSI SAN, RAID

Desired Certifications

  • Administering Relational Database on Microsoft Azure (DP-300)
  • MCITP - (Microsoft Certified IT Professional - Database Administration)
  • Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamental (AZ-900)
  • ITIL
  • MS PowerShell 5.0 / AZ Resource manager PowerShell
  • Power BI, ServiceNow, DevOps
  • Cyber Security

Clearance Requirements:

  • Must have an Active Secret-level government clearance


About Acuity, Inc

Acuity is a leading management and technology consulting firm that specializes in serving the federal government. Our innovative, collaborative and rewarding work environment has earned repeat honors from the Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and SmartCEO Corporate Culture awards. 


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.





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