SQL Server DBA Senior-Level (100-1) - (GLO0001AZ)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Florida-Eglin AFB-20312-SIS-05
  • Dec 01, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



Mission Statement

Jacobs is seeking a qualified SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA) to support the United States Air Force’s 53rd Wing Technical Support Services (53rd WTSS) contract.  This contract supports the 53rd Wing and 96th Test Wing, both headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL and having units CONUS-wide. The 53 WG is the focal point for the Combat Air Forces in electronic warfare and is responsible for operational test and evaluation of advanced equipment and systems.  The 96 TW is the USAF’s test and evaluation center for advanced air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, and C2 systems. The 53rd WTSS team partners with military and civilian personnel to provide world-class IT technical support for the 53 WG and 96 TW missions. The 53rd WTSS IT support covers full lifecycle IT from concept, to deployment, day-to-day operations / maintenance, and culminating in system retirement / replacement / upgrade.


Both Wings are headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL, adjacent to the white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters of Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast.

To learn more about the Emerald Coast, click here: www.emeraldcoastfl.com/ 


Job Description

The successful candidate will support the 53rd Computer Systems Squadron (53 CSS), a 53 WG unit. The 53 CSS provides communications and information systems for the 53 Wing’s four groups. It automates, sustains, and operates wing communications and information systems activities including unclassified, collateral, and advanced program local area networks. It operates the Combat Air Force Network Operations Center providing classified information services to the CAF worldwide. The 53 CSS provides network capability to fuse data from multiple test facilities into one coherent picture and it develops and maintains the computer systems supporting the development, test, and dissemination of electronic warfare mission data. The 53 CSS also provides advanced programs audiovisual support and operates and maintains a state-of-the-art video-teleconferencing capability.


Typical Duties

  • Managing SQL Server databases.
  • Configuring and maintaining database servers and processes.
  • Monitoring system's health and performance; identifying and troubleshooting resource intensive operations on SQL Server.
  • Ensuring high levels of performance, availability, sustainability and security.
  • Analyzing, solving, and correcting issues in real time.
  • Refining and automating regular processes, tracking issues, and documenting changes.
  • Assisting developers with query tuning and schema refinement; reviewing SQL scripts to ensure SQL coding standards used.
  • Collaborating with developers and providing suggestions on how to improve database design.
  • Providing 24x7 support for critical production systems.
  • Performing scheduled maintenance and supporting  release deployment activities - may require after hours work.
  • Confirming database servers are backed up and meeting Recovery Point Objectives (RPO).
  • Documenting the database environment.
  • Deploying database change scripts during software releases.




Required Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant industry experience. Progressive relevant training and/or certification may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement.

Required Skills:

  • Experience working in a production environment.
  • Performance Tuning / Database Optimization experience.
  • Experience managing database availability groups.
  • Experience with T-SQL.
  • Familiar with backup and restore process.
  • Basic Optimizations (Indexing strategies).
  • Understanding of database concepts such as Relational DB, DW and ETL.
  • Ability to apply patches and service packs. 

Required Clearance:

  • Active / Valid DoD TS/SCI-eligible clearance (i.e. DCID 6/4 eligibility); applicant must maintain clearance in active/valid status.
  • Clearance investigation close date must be no older than 5 years, 6 months at the time of application.
  • Must be willing to submit to, and be able to pass, a CI polygraph. 

Required Certification: 

  • Active DOD 8570.01-M IASAE-I / II (exceptions may be possible with customer approval). 
  • When exception granted, must have IAT-II certification at time of hire and ability to obtain IASAE-I/II within 6 months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • SQL clustering/High Availability configurations knowledge - ability to build and manage implementations.
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) process and/or Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP).

Essential Functions


Work Environment

Office setting that includes sedentary physical effort.  However, may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary.  Must be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management.  No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.  Work site is located at Eglin AFB, FL. The DoD and USAF have implemented specific COVID-19 mitigation measures and contract employees must comply with established guidance.


Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.  Position may require typing, and reading from a computer screen.  Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.  There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.


Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required. May require installation/removal of network equipment, cables, and related materials.



Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings.  Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines.  Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.


Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers.  Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written.  Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others.  Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner.  Independent personal transportation to work site is required.  Travel to and from customer's locations may be required to support projects.  This may involve airline travel.  In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary.  When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.   




 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language. 

Primary Location

: United States-Florida-Eglin AFB-20312-SIS-05


: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting

: Nov 24, 2020, 10:37:25 PM


: Software



Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations



 Eglin AFB 32542

Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities