SQL Server DBA

Employer: 1901 Group, LLC
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: IT/Computers/Networking, Software/QA/DBA
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 6/18/2019
Closing Date: 7/31/2019
1901 Group, LLC
We balance planning and designing with implementation and operations, consolidating the network components to optimize the server and application speeds, increase workload, and tighten security, enhancing the return on investments. We monitor around the clock, systematically analyzing all essential components at all times, satisfying compliance standards, and reducing threats to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all processes and information.
Job Description

Job Title: SQL Server DBA

Location: Blacksburg, VA

Clearance Required: Eligibility for a Security Clearance (US Citizenship required)


1901 Group provides IT services through the use of an integrated cloud-based platform that enables monitoring, management, and optimization of IT environments that span on-premise, co-location, and cloud computing environments.  Our “as a service” model (XaaS) embeds all of the people, processes and technology necessary to deliver highly efficient IT services on a 24x7x365 basis.   


Do you have interest in working in a complex SQL Server environment and learning new technologies?  We are looking for an SQL Server database administrator to work with a team of database administrators and system integrators maintaining corporate and customer database systems. This role will support SQL Server databases that are used for custom and COTS applications.  This position offers exposure to leading edge database technologies and high availability systems infrastructure with growth and advancement potential into increasing levels of leadership and responsibilities.


  • Perform all configuration and maintenance-level database administrative functions
  • Analyze and resolve database user ticket issues
  • Manage database user account creation, access and permissions
  • Perform operations in a manner in which the impact on database downtime is minimized and in accordance with established customer standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure all Change management procedures are followed and adhered to.
  • Complete Planning and documentation prior to new integration or implementation.
  • Provide input to database support monthly status report.


  • 4+ years of experience with MS SQL Server 2008 R2 and newer 
  • Installation, patching, upgrading, configuration, management and trouble-shooting databases.
  • Manage Database Objects, Perform Configuration, Patch, and Performance Tuning, Manage Capacity, Free space, and Logs
  • Experience with Powershell scripting, SQL, ANSI or other standard SQL/DDL
  • Experience with database tuning, backup and recovery
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems


  • Oracle and SQL Server server administration/tuning
  • Experience with Oracle OEM
  • 1+ years of experience with Oracle RDBMS

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field. 

Oracle or SQL Server database certifications a plus


This position profile incorporates the core responsibilities of the job.  It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed, and that not all responsibilities may be carried out depending on operational needs.  Nothing in this profile restricts management’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. 

1901 Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

1901 Group offers a full package of benefits and competitive salary, excellent group medical, vision and dental programs, life insurance and short term/long term disability coverage, 401K savings plan; employee training, development and education programs; advancement opportunities; and much more!

1901 Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

1901 Group “Contingent” offers for employment may stipulate that one or more requirements be satisfied before final commitment between candidate and 1901 Group is established; namely, award of contract to the 1901 Group.  Contingent requirements vary and may also include, but not be limited to additional factors (i.e., the position still being available after negotiations with the Government; final approval of your qualifications by the Government; or ability to successfully acquire and/or transfer a DoD security clearance)

U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

1901 Group is a drug free workplace.

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